Appendix table 48. Average usual weekly working hours in main job of employees aged 15-74 by socio-economic group and employer sector in 2017

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

Source: Labour Force Survey 2017. Statistics Finland

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Updated 12.4.2018

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