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12439: Sickness absence for employees (16-69 years), by sex and type of certification. Seasonal and influenza adjusted (per cent) 2000K2 - 2022K1

Unn H. Høydahl, Statistics Norway
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Øyvind Bruer-Skarsbø, Statistics Norway
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2022-06-02 08:00
Sickness absence rate, not seasonal adjusted:
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Sickness absence rate, seasonal adjusted:
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Sickness absence rate, seasonal and influenza adjusted:
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Sickness absence rate, not seasonal adjusted. Per cent change from last year:
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Sickness absence rate, not seasonal adjusted. Percentage points change from last year:
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Sickness absence rate, seasonal and influenza adjusted. Per cent change from previous quarter:
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Seasonal- and influenza adjusted figuers for 2020 are also adjusted for the corona diagnoses. See 'About the statistics', prargraphs 'About seasonal adjustment' and section 'Special cases'.

From the 1st quarter of 2015, the statistics on sickness absence are based on a new data source, A-ordningen. The seasonal and influenza adjusted series are adjusted for this break and is therefore comparable over time. The two other time series (not seasonal adjusted and seasonal adjusted), however, has a break between 2014 and 2015.
An error was discovered which led to some man-days lost due to own sickness (lost man-days) being counted twice in the statistics. In the 3rd and 4th quarter of 2020, the published figures for sickness absence certified by a doctor was approximately 0.10 percentage points too high, and it increased further to around 0.16 percentage points in 2021. NAV and Statistics Norway published corrected figures back to 2018 on 2 June 2022. Statistics Norway published corrected figures back to 2015 on July 11th 2022 (except for 12439 which will be updated on 8th September).