Concepts




Hours worked


Hours worked refer to the number of hours worked by the person (or persons) during the survey week. Hours actually worked comprise all hours worked, including (paid and unpaid) overtime and hours worked in secondary jobs. Absences reduce the hours worked.



Statistics using the definition

Validity of the definition

  • 1 January 1976 - 6 September 2010

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus

Sum of hours actually worked by wage and salary earners during the financial year. The hours are determined methodologically from information available from the Labour Cost Index.



Statistics using the definition

Topic

Validity of the definition

  • Valid until (31 December 2078)

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus

Statistics on wages and salaries:

In statistics on wages and salaries, statistics on earnings in the industries which pay hourly wages are compiled for hours actually worked. Hours actually worked refers to the working time an employee has spent on his/her actual duties. Hours actually worked include time and piece rate work and contract work hours as well as Sunday and overtime hours. Working hours are based on the Working Hours Act.

Labour cost survey:

Hours actually worked refer to the working time an employee has spent on his/her actual duties. They also include Sunday and overtime work. Hours actually worked include time spent in training, but not unpaid overtime. In labour cost statistics, hours actually worked can be defined also as paid hours minus paid leave.



Validity of the definition

  • Valid until (31 December 2078)

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus

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