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Average number of hours worked per week

Hours worked (millions) for employed persons aged 15-74, seasonally adjusted and smoothed

Time series on the number of hours worked, persons 15-74 years

As from 1 January 2021, the Swedish LFS is in compliance with the new EU framework regulation on social statistics (Regulation (EU) 2019/1700 of the European Parliament and of the Council). The size of the break in the time series has not yet been determined and we advise against comparisons of statistics between 2021 and previous years. Work on possible linking is expected to be completed by the end of 2021. For further information, see

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