Define: Variable Production Overhead

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Definition: Variable Production Overhead


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The Variable Production Overhead refers to elements of an organisation’s indirect manufacturing costs that vary in total in proportion to changes in the level of production or sales.

Examples include Factory Power & Depreciation of Machinery (using the production-unit method).


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Variable Production Overhead are sourced/syndicated from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • BusinessDictionary.com
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 5th May 2019.