Dáil Éireann - Volume 592 - 16 November, 2004
Written Answers. - Employment Statistics.
Mr. Eamon Ryan Mr. Eamon Ryan
88. Mr. Eamon Ryan asked the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment the statistics for the length of the average working week for persons in full-time employment in the economy here; the similar statistics for the same category of workers ten and 20 years ago; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [28469/04]
Mr. Killeen Mr. Killeen
Mr. Killeen: Figures supplied by the Central Statistics Office show that the annual average number of hours worked per week by workers in the  manufacturing sector, part-time and full-time, in 2003 was 39.8. The corresponding figures for 1993 and 1983, respectively, were 40.3 and 40.6. Figures are only available for the manufacturing sector and separate data for full-time and part-time workers is not available. Data is not yet available for 2004.
Dáil Éireann 592 Written Answers. Employment Statistics.