Appendix table 48. Average usual weekly working hours in main job of employees aged 15-74 by socio-economic group and employer sector in 2015

  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 35,4 36,0
Private sector 36,3 38,5 34,8 36,2
Public sector 36,1 36,6 36,2 34,9
- central government 37,5 38,3 36,6 36,3
- local government 35,8 35,9 36,1 34,8
Males Employer sector total 37,8 38,8 37,1 37,6
Private sector 38,1 39,4 37,1 37,9
Public sector 36,8 37,2 37,2 35,2
- central government 38,0 38,5 37,4 37,0
- local government 36,1 36,2 37,0 35,0
Females Employer sector total 34,7 36,5 34,6 32,3
Private sector 33,7 36,7 33,5 31,6
Public sector 35,9 36,3 35,9 34,6
- central government 37,1 38,1 36,0 35,0
- local government 35,7 35,8 35,9 34,6

Source: Labour Force Survey 2015. Statistics Finland

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Updated 12.4.2016

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