Appendix table 48. Average usual weekly working hours in main job of employees aged 15-74 by socio-economic group and employer sector in 2012

  Usual weekly working hours
Employees total 1) Upper-level employees Lower-level employees Manual workers
Sex Employer sector        
Both sexes total Employer sector total 36,3 37,7 35,4 36,3
Private sector 36,5 38,7 35,0 36,6
Public sector 35,9 36,3 35,9 35,0
- central government 37,1 37,9 36,1 37,5
- local government 35,6 35,5 35,9 34,8
Males Employer sector total 38,1 38,8 37,3 38,0
Private sector 38,4 39,5 37,4 38,2
Public sector 36,8 36,9 37,0 36,1
- central government 38,0 38,4 37,2 38,6
- local government 36,0 35,7 36,8 35,7
Females Employer sector total 34,7 36,4 34,6 32,6
Private sector 34,0 37,2 33,7 32,0
Public sector 35,6 35,9 35,7 34,3
- central government 36,3 37,4 35,2 .
- local government 35,5 35,4 35,8 34,3
1) Data starting from 2011 are not fully comparable with data from earlier years.

Source: Labour force survey 2012. Statistics Finland

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Updated 5.11.2013

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