Hours worked

Indices of hours worked: Second quarter 2019

Economic indicators
Indices of hours worked: Second quarter 2019

The index of seasonally adjusted of the number of hours worked in industry amounted to 101.79 in second quarter 2019. This represents a decrease of 0,2% compared to second quarter 2018.

The index of seasonally adjusted of the number of hours worked in construction amounted to 107.23 in second quarter 2019. This represents an increase of 5,0% compared to second quarter 2018.

The index of seasonally adjusted of the number of hours worked in trade and repair amounted to 102.53 in second quarter 2019. This represents an increase of 1,0% compared to second quarter 2018.

The index of seasonally adjusted of the number of hours worked in services amounted to 114.54 in second quarter 2019. This represents an increase of 2,4% compared to second quarter 2018.

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The figures for second quarter 2019 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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