Appendix table 48. Average usual weekly working hours in main job of employees aged 15-74 by socio-economic group and employer sector in 2016

  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 36,0
Private sector 36,2 38,4 34,8 36,1
Public sector 36,1 36,6 36,1 34,9
- central government 37,4 38,2 36,3 38,5
- local government 35,8 36,0 36,1 34,7
Males Employer sector total 38,0 38,8 37,2 37,8
Private sector 38,2 39,5 37,3 38,0
Public sector 36,8 36,9 37,0 36,3
- central government 37,7 38,1 37,1 38,9
- local government 36,3 36,0 37,0 36,1
Females Employer sector total 34,5 36,5 34,4 31,6
Private sector 33,3 36,6 33,2 30,9
Public sector 35,9 36,4 35,9 34,0
- central government 37,1 38,3 35,7 37,9
- local government 35,7 36,0 35,9 33,8

Source: Labour Force Survey 2016. Statistics Finland

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Updated 12.4.2017

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