Satellite Account of Non-profit Institutions and Volunteering

Hours worked of economy, number

Hours worked refers to the number of hours worked in all jobs, whether paid or not. It includes regular time, overtime, breaks, travel time and time spent on training. Not included is time spent on strike, on lockouts, on vacation, on public holidays, on sick leave, on maternity leave or for personal leave.

Economy refers to the entire set of resident institutional units. It is divided into sectors that consists of groups of resident institutional units. An institutional unit is resident in a country when it has a centre of economic interest in the economic territory of that country. It is said to have a centre of economic interest when there exists some location - dwelling, place of production or other premises - within the economic territory on, or from, which it engages, and intends to continue to engage, in economic activities and transactions on a significant scale either indefinitely or over a finite period of time.

The data for this variable are reported using the following measurements:

  • Hour
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