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Appendix table 48. Average usual weekly working hours in main job of employees aged 15-74 by socio-economic group and employer sector in 2019

  Usual weekly working hours
Employees total Upper-level employees Lower-level employees Manual workers
Sex Employer sector        
Both sexes total Employer sector total 36,2 37,7 35,3 35,8
Private sector 36,1 38,1 34,6 35,9
Public sector 36,5 37,0 36,4 35,2
- central government 37,7 38,4 36,8 36,8
- local government 36,2 36,5 36,4 35,1
Males Employer sector total 37,9 38,6 37,2 37,9
Private sector 38,1 39,1 37,1 38,0
Public sector 37,2 37,4 37,4 36,6
- central government 38,3 38,7 37,8 38,0
- local government 36,7 36,5 37,1 36,4
Females Employer sector total 34,5 36,7 34,4 31,1
Private sector 33,2 36,6 33,0 30,3
Public sector 36,2 36,8 36,2 34,2
- central government 37,1 38,1 35,9 32,3
- local government 36,1 36,4 36,2 34,2

Source: Labour Force Survey 2019. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Ulla Hannula 029 551 2924, Tatu Leskinen 029 551 3285, tyovoimatutkimus@stat.fi

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma


Updated 7.5.2020

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. Employment and unemployment 2019, Appendix table 48. Average usual weekly working hours in main job of employees aged 15-74 by socio-economic group and employer sector in 2019 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 6.10.2022].
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