Appendix table 48. Average usual weekly working hours in main job of employees aged 15-74 by socio-economic group and employer sector in 2009

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

Source: Labour force survey 2009. Statistics Finland

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Updated 3.12.2010

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