Note 2 – Costs divided by type of expense

The specification of costs divided by type of expense refers to items included in the Income Statement under cost of goods sold, selling expenses, administrative expenses and other operating expenses.

Group Koncern 2019 2018
Material costs Materialkostnader 3,437 3,763
Salaries, other remuneration and social security expenses Löner, andra ersättningar och sociala kostnader 393 396
Other external costs Övriga externa kostnader 328 476
Depreciation, amortization and write-downs 1) Avskrivningar och nedskrivningar 1) 113 38
Other operating expenses Övriga rörelsekostnader 4 6
Total Totalt 4,275 4,679
1) In depreciation, amortization and write-downs 2019, SEK 84 M is associated with amortization on right of use assets related to IFRS 16.