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Full-time work

Employees or self-employed persons who report they work full-time in their main job are classified as full-time workers. The definition is not based on any hour limits, but on the respondent's own idea of the work being full-time.



Statistics using the definition

Validity of the definition

  • Valid until (31 December 2078)

A person whose normal weekly working hours are 30 hours or more per week is working full-time.



Validity of the definition

  • 1 January 1959 - 31 December 1996

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus

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