Appendix table 48. Average usual weekly working hours in main job of employees aged 15-74 by socio-economic group and employer sector in 2018

  Usual weekly working hours
Employees total Upper-level employees Lower-level employees Manual workers
Sex Employer sector        
Both sexes total Employer sector total 36,4 37,7 35,4 36,3
Private sector 36,3 38,3 34,7 36,4
Public sector 36,6 36,8 36,7 35,5
- central government 37,6 38,4 36,8 36,1
- local government 36,3 36,1 36,6 35,5
Males Employer sector total 38,0 38,5 37,2 38,0
Private sector 38,2 39,0 37,1 38,2
Public sector 37,2 37,1 37,7 36,4
- central government 38,1 38,4 37,7 37,4
- local government 36,7 36,2 37,6 36,3
Females Employer sector total 34,8 36,8 34,6 31,9
Private sector 33,6 37,0 33,2 31,1
Public sector 36,3 36,6 36,4 34,8
- central government 37,1 38,3 36,0 33,6
- local government 36,2 36,1 36,5 34,8

Source: Labour Force Survey 2018. Statistics Finland

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Updated 11.4.2019

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
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