United Kingdom

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Source

Source

Data source(s) used

Data source(s) used

Secretariat calculation based on data supplied by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) and based on weekly actual hours worked from the continuous Labour Force Survey annualised by multiplying by 52 weeks and adjusted to conform to calendar years.

Data Characteristics

Data Characteristics

Other data characteristics

Other data characteristics

Data are calendar quarters since first quarter 2005 and are spliced with the old series for previous years. Since 1984, data refer to the United Kingdom (including Northern Ireland). For 1984 to 1991, the trend in the data is taken from the annual Labour Force Survey. From 1970 to 1983, the trend corresponds to estimates by Professor Angus Maddison.

Concepts & Classifications

Concepts & Classifications

Key statistical concept

Key statistical concept

Average hours actually worked per week annualised multiplying by 52 weeks.