Average weekly working hours in Sweden in 2016, by type of employment

Average weekly working hours in Sweden 2016, by type of employment This statistic shows average weekly working hours in Sweden in 2016, by type of employment. Self-employed people had the longest working hours, which averaged at 35.8 hours per week that year. Temporary employed people had the shortest work weeks in 2015, at 26.8 hours per week on the average.
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Average number of working hours per week
Self-employed35.8
Permanently employed30.1
Temporary employed26.8
Working total30.7
Employed total30.1
Average number of working hours per week
Self-employed35.8
Permanently employed30.1
Temporary employed26.8
Working total30.7
Employed total30.1
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This statistic shows average weekly working hours in Sweden in 2016, by type of employment. Self-employed people had the longest working hours, which averaged at 35.8 hours per week that year. Temporary employed people had the shortest work weeks in 2015, at 26.8 hours per week on the average.
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Release date
January 2017
Region
Sweden
Survey time period
2016
Age group
15-74 years
Supplementary notes
The source adds the following information: "The self-employed group includes self-employed persons who have either some form of sole proprietorship, or persons who are freelancers. Family worker includes persons who work without pay in some company belonging to a household member."

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