Work Volume Statistics (WV)

Gathered since 1991, Work Volume Statistics (WV) present a total of actual working hours, normal working hours, absences and overtime. Volume of actual hours worked includes all hours actually spent working as defined in the national accounts. In particular, this volume is used to calculate national productivity per hour worked.

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The current pandemic is affecting the entire country. In this difficult context and in order to measure the consequences, the FSO must continue to produce reliable statistical information for both the authorities and the public. We thank you in advance for your assistance should we contact you.


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