Appendix table 48. Average usual weekly working hours in main job of employees aged 15-74 by socio-economic group and employer sector in 2011

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

Source: Labour force survey 2011. Statistics Finland

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Updated 6.11.2012

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