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08420: Employed persons by sex, full time/part time and education (1 000 persons) 2006K1 - 2023K4

Arbeidsmarked, Statistics Norway
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Erik Herstad Horgen, Statistics Norway
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Håvard Hungnes Lien, Statistics Norway
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2024-02-08 08:00
Employed persons:
1 000 persons
Employed persons:
Continuous survey
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Up to and including 2020, full-time and part-time was calculated based on contractual/ordinary hours and, if relevant, in up to two jobs. There was a restructuring of the LFS in 2021 (see About the statistics for more information). Starting from 2021, full-time and part-time is calculated based on ordinary working time, and (for those with several jobs) only based on the ordinary working time in the main job. Both before and after the restructuring in 2021, working time less than 32 hours are defined as part-time, 37 hours or more as full-time, and 32-36 hours as either part-time or full-time based on the respondents' own classification. Starting from 2021, respondents whose usual work time vary classify it as either part-time or full-time. Consequently, change figures between 2020 and 2021 should be interpreted with caution. The figures in the table covers persons aged 15-74 years. A major restructuring of the LFS was carried out from January 2021, see About the statistics for more information. Consequently, the number of persons aged 15-74 was reduced by 26 700 in the new LFS. The restructuring also led to a break in the number of employed persons calculated to 21 900 and a break in the number of unemployed persons calculated to 5 400 (both estimates, the last one not significant). The number of perosn outside the labour force was redused by 54 000. The use of proxy interviewing ceased in 2021. This change seem to have given a break in some variables among young people. Full-time/part-time is calculated based on ordinary working time. Less than 32 hours are defined as part-time, 37 hours or more as full-time, and 32-36 hours as either part-time or full-time based on the respondents' own classification. Also respondents whose usual work time vary, classify it as either part-time or full-time. For respondents with several jobs, only ordinary working time in the main job is used in the calculation. There is a code change from and including 2020 for education level because vocational schools are from then on classified as 'Higher vocational education' according to the new Vocational Colleges Act. This means that there is a small increase (approx. 2 p.p.) in the number of people aged 25-34 with higher education between 2019 and 2020 due to this. Due to the reconstruction of the LFS in 2021 (see About the statistics for more information), the figures for education level between 2020 and 2021 are not comparable. The level of education is lower from 2021. This is linked to more use of register information (and thus less use of self-reporting) from 2021.

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Upper secondary education

Upper secondary education includes intermediate level courses based on completed upper secondary level, but which are not accredited as tertiary education.