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Weeks worked in 2010

Part A - Short definition:

Not applicable

Part B - Detailed definition:

Refers to the number of weeks in 2010 during which persons worked for pay or in self-employment at all jobs held, even if only for a few hours.

Reported in:


Reported for:

Population aged 15 years and over in private households

Question number(s):

Direct variable: Question 50


None; Number of weeks (write-in entry)


  1. 'It includes weeks of paid vacation, weeks on sick leave with pay and weeks in which training was paid for by the employer.
  2. 'Worked for pay or in self-employment' includes work without pay in a family farm, business or professional practice.
  3. Respondents were instructed to enter 52 weeks if they were paid for a full year even though they worked less than a year (for example, a school teacher paid on a 12 month basis).
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