Hours worked

Indices of hours worked: Fourth quarter 2018

Economic indicators
Indices of hours worked: Fourth quarter 2018

The index by working day of the number of hours worked in industry amounted to 105.47 in fourth quarter 2018. This represents an increase of 2,5% compared to fourth quarter 2017.

The index by working day of the number of hours worked in construction amounted to 110.69 in fourth quarter 2018. This represents an increase of 4,2% compared to fourth quarter 2017.

The index by working day of the number of hours worked in trade and repair amounted to 104.99 in fourth quarter 2018. This represents an increase of 2,0% compared to fourth quarter 2017.

The index by working day of the number of hours worked in services amounted to 116.03 in fourth quarter 2018. This represents an increase of 4,1% compared to fourth quarter 2017.

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The figures for fourth quarter 2018 are provisional.

What changes from July 2018

From July 2018 (reference quarter=first quarter 2018), these indices will be published with reference year 2015 = 100.

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Purpose and brief description

“Hours paid for” are generally the hours actually worked plus the hours paid for but not worked, such as paid annual leave, paid public holidays, paid sick leave, paid meal breaks and time spent travelling between the home and the workplace.

Population

Employers NSSO exercising their economic activity in sections NACE Rev 2 C to M (Industry, retail trade and services)

Frequency

Quarterly

Timing publication

Results available 3 months + 15 days after the reference period

Definitions

Indices of hours paid for : 'Hours paid for' are generally the hours actually worked plus the hours paid for but not worked, such as paid annual leave, paid public holidays, paid sick leave, paid meal breaks and time spent travelling between the home and the workplace.

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