Public sector

Wärtsilä pays various social dues and taxes to the governments of different countries. The social costs for employees contribute to the funding of pensions, unemployment and other social benefits that provide security and improve the quality of life for the company’s employees and their families.

Wärtsilä companies also receive subsidies from the public sector. These are mainly related to R&D projects.

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Taxes

Wärtsilä works actively with responsible tax. The table below shows the taxes and social dues paid during the past five years.

Public sector 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Taxes and social dues (MEUR) 336 331  343 349 313
Taxes and social costs by market area (MEUR)  
Europe
252  235 246 246 220
Asia 38 44 45 50 42
Americas 33 38 47 44 37
Africa 10 12 5 6 12
Other 4 1 0 2 2
Subsidies received (TEUR) 7 085
9 891 8 343 9 669 11 486

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