LFS - Average usual weekly hours worked on the main job
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This table contains data on average usual weekly hours worked in the main job broken down by total employment, full-time employment and part-time employment.&nbsp; Actual hours of work instead of usual hours of work are only available in some countries (Mexico and Korea).&nbsp; Data are further broken down by professional status - employees, total employment - by sex and standardised age groups (15-24, 25-54, 55-64, 65+ and total).&nbsp;

Geographic coverage

In order to facilitate analysis and comparisons over time, historical data for OECD members have been provided over as long a period as possible, often even before a country became a member of the Organisation. Information on the membership dates of all OECD countries can be found at OECD Ratification Dates.

OECD Ratification Dateshttp://www.oecd.org/about/membersandpartners/list-oecd-member-countries.htm
Key statistical concept

Part-time employment is defined according to a common definition of less than 30-weekly-usual hours worked in the main job.

Full-time employment is defined according to a common definition of more than 30-weekly-usual hours worked in the main job.

Information for all countries and all LFS subjects may be found in the attached file : www.oecd.org/els/employmentpoliciesanddata/LFSNOTES_SOURCES.pdf.