Port of Kalundborg provides 1.439 jobs
Danish harbors have an important influence on employment. Amongst these harbors is the Port of Kalundborg, which according to SDU and the Center for Regional and Tourism Research's new analysis report, provides for 1,439 jobs in the commune, which is equivalent to 8 per cent.
"The analysis report shows the importance of the Port of Kalundborg in the local community both in terms of job positions and the local business community." Says Bent Rasmussen, Port Director of the Port of Kalundborg.
Researcher in Center for Regional and Tourism Research, Nino Javakhishvili-Larsen, who is responsible for the analysis, continues and says, "The report shows that the Danish harbors have the potential of affecting local economies in Denmark in a positive manner."
The activities in the port of Kalundborg leads to a creation of value that gives a local and regional economic value added of 2,739 million Danish kroner. This amounts to 18.1 percent of the total value added in Kalundborg commune.
"The port of Kalundborg's employment impact and value added are the basis for tax revenues (income, company taxes, etc.) of 852 million Danish kroner, which amounts to 12.6 percent of the total tax revenue for the commune of Kalundborg," Stated in a press release about the report.
The analysis report includes several Danish harbors, including Frederikshavn Harbor, which is responsible for the creation of every fifth job in the Northern Jutland commune in 2016.
Source: Danske Havne / Maritime Denmark