Note 7 – Expenses by nature

In the consolidated income statement, expenses are grouped by function. Presented below is information regarding significant types of expenses.

    Group
SEK m Note 2016 2015
Change in inventories of finished products and products in progress 724 717
Raw materials and consumables 932 880
Expenses for remuneration to employees 13 1 003 984
Depreciation/amortization and impairment 8 159 156
Other expenses 999 985
Total continuing operating expenses 3 817 3 722
Total discontinued operating expenses 77

“Other expenses” means expenses for real estate, rents, logistics expenses, marketing, travel expenses, etc.