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HRSACTUAL1
Actual hours worked per week

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      class Hrsactual1:public Editor {

public:
    Hrsactual1(VarPointer varInfo) : Editor(varInfo) {}
    void edit() {

        long a = getRecoded();
        switch (dataSet) {
        case dataset_id::es2005h:
		case dataset_id::es2005i:
		case dataset_id::es2005j:
		case dataset_id::es2005k:
        case dataset_id::es2006h:
		case dataset_id::es2006i:
		case dataset_id::es2006j:
		case dataset_id::es2006k:
        case dataset_id::es2007h:
		case dataset_id::es2007i:
		case dataset_id::es2007j:
		case dataset_id::es2007k:
        case dataset_id::es2008h:
		case dataset_id::es2008i:
		case dataset_id::es2008j:
		case dataset_id::es2008k:
        case dataset_id::es2009h:
		case dataset_id::es2009i:
		case dataset_id::es2009j:
		case dataset_id::es2009k:
        case dataset_id::es2010h:
		case dataset_id::es2010i:
		case dataset_id::es2010j:
		case dataset_id::es2010k:
        case dataset_id::es2011h:
		case dataset_id::es2011i:
		case dataset_id::es2011j:
		case dataset_id::es2011k:
        case dataset_id::es2012h:
		case dataset_id::es2012i:
		case dataset_id::es2012j:
		case dataset_id::es2012k:
        case dataset_id::es2013h:
		case dataset_id::es2013i:
		case dataset_id::es2013j:
		case dataset_id::es2013k:
        case dataset_id::es2014h:
		case dataset_id::es2014i:
		case dataset_id::es2014j:
		case dataset_id::es2014k:
        case dataset_id::es2015h:
		case dataset_id::es2015i:
		case dataset_id::es2015j:
		case dataset_id::es2015k:
        case dataset_id::es2016h:
		case dataset_id::es2016i:
		case dataset_id::es2016j:
		case dataset_id::es2016k:
        case dataset_id::es2017h:
		case dataset_id::es2017i:
		case dataset_id::es2017j:
		case dataset_id::es2017k:
        case dataset_id::es2018h:
		case dataset_id::es2018i:
		case dataset_id::es2018j:
		case dataset_id::es2018k:
        case dataset_id::es2019h:
		case dataset_id::es2019i:
		case dataset_id::es2019j:
		case dataset_id::es2019k: {
			long wkhours = valueFromFirstAvailable({
				ES2005H_0447_ref, ES2005I_0447_ref, ES2005J_0447_ref, ES2005K_0447_ref,
				ES2006H_0447_ref, ES2006I_0447_ref, ES2006J_0447_ref, ES2006K_0447_ref,
				ES2007H_0447_ref, ES2007I_0447_ref, ES2007J_0447_ref, ES2007K_0447_ref,
				ES2008H_0447_ref, ES2008I_0447_ref, ES2008J_0447_ref, ES2008K_0447_ref,
				ES2009H_0447_ref, ES2009I_0447_ref, ES2009J_0447_ref, ES2009K_0447_ref,
				ES2010H_0447_ref, ES2010I_0447_ref, ES2010J_0447_ref, ES2010K_0447_ref,
				ES2011H_0447_ref, ES2011I_0447_ref, ES2011J_0447_ref, ES2011K_0447_ref,
				ES2012H_0447_ref, ES2012I_0447_ref, ES2012J_0447_ref, ES2012K_0447_ref,
				ES2013H_0447_ref, ES2013I_0447_ref, ES2013J_0447_ref, ES2013K_0447_ref,
				ES2014H_0447_ref, ES2014I_0447_ref, ES2014J_0447_ref, ES2014K_0447_ref,
				ES2015H_0447_ref, ES2015I_0447_ref, ES2015J_0447_ref, ES2015K_0447_ref,
				ES2016H_0447_ref, ES2016I_0447_ref, ES2016J_0447_ref, ES2016K_0447_ref,
				ES2017H_0447_ref, ES2017I_0447_ref, ES2017J_0447_ref, ES2017K_0447_ref,
				ES2018H_0447_ref, ES2018I_0447_ref, ES2018J_0447_ref, ES2018K_0447_ref,
				ES2019H_0447_ref, ES2019I_0447_ref, ES2019J_0447_ref, ES2019K_0447_ref});
			if ((wkhours - ((wkhours / 100) * 100)) < 30) {
                a = (wkhours / 100);
			}
			if ((wkhours - ((wkhours / 100) * 100)) >= 30) {
                a = (wkhours / 100) + 1;
			}
			if (a > 140 && wkhours < 9998) {
				a = 140;
			}
			if (wkhours == 9998) {
				a = 998;
			}
			if (wkhours == 9999) {
				a = 999;
			}
		}
        break;
        }


        setData(a);
    }
};

    

Description

HRSACTUAL1 indicates the actual number of hours the respondent worked per week at all jobs.

Comparability — Index

GENERAL
Canada
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
El Salvador
Ghana
Greece
Honduras
Indonesia
Italy
Jamaica
Jordan
Malaysia
Mauritius
Mexico
Nicaragua
Nigeria
Pakistan
Panama
Romania
Saint Lucia
South Africa
Spain
Trinidad and Tobago
Venezuela

Comparability — General

HRSACTUAL1 reports the actual number of hours worked during the reference week. In contrast, HRSUSUAL1 reports the usual number of hours worked in a typical week. HRSWORK1 combines information available from HRSACTUAL1 and HRSUSUAL1 into a single harmonized variable.

The age of the person to whom the question applies varies across the samples, as does the reference week. Some samples indicate that the respondent should state the actual number of hours worked if they worked, while indicating the usual hours worked if the person was ill, on vacation, or not at work for any other reason during the reference week. These samples are included only in HRSACTUAL1 or HRSACTUAL2, but not in HURSUSUAL1 or HRSUSUAL2.

Most samples top-code the number of hours somewhere between 80 and 99; others allow responses well over 100 hours. The variable is top-coded at 140 hours.

The variable HRSACTUAL2 groups the number of hours worked into categories. Similar information to HRSACTUAL1 is available in HRSMAIN, which reports hours worked in the person's principal occupation. For most people this equals their total hours worked.

Comparability — Canada [top]

The 1981 through 2011 samples report actual hours worked last week, including in unpaid productive labor. The 1991 sample only includes employed persons in the universe; the other samples have persons who worked zero hours.

The Canada samples 1981-2001 are top coded at 100+ hours and Canada 2011 is top coded at 80+.

The 1971 sample reports information on usual hours worked in grouped categories and is integrated in HRSUSUAL2 and HRSWORK2.

Comparability — Dominican Republic [top]

The 1981 records the actual number of hours worked at all jobs in the last week. If the person did not work due to illness or other reason, but still held a job, the usual number of hours worked per week was recorded. The 1981 sample is top coded at 60 hours.

Comparability — Ecuador [top]

For all the 1990, 2001 and 2010 samples, the question asked for the number of hours the person actually worked the week before the census at their main or principal job. If they were absent from work they were to report the number of hours for the last week that they worked.

Comparability — El Salvador [top]

Both samples record the actual number of hours the person worked last week at all jobs. If the person was temporarily absent (worked no hours) during the week prior, the number of usual hours worked per week was recorded. For 2007, the experienced unemployed population is included with responses indicating usual hours worked per week in the previous job.
The 1992 and 2007 samples are both top-coded at 98+ hours per week.

Comparability — Ghana [top]

The 2000 sample reports actual hours worked for pay, profit, or family gain 7 days before the census night. The 2000 sample is top coded at 84 hours.

Comparability — Greece [top]

The 1971, 1981, 1991, 2001, and 2011 samples ask about the actual number of hours worked the previous week at any job. There are a large number of cases with zero hours worked.

Additionally, the 2001 and 2011 samples have a different variable that indicates usual number of hours worked in a typical week which is integrated into HRSUSUAL1.

The data for Greece 1971 and 1981 are top-coded at 90+ hours. The 1991 sample is top-coded at 97+ hours, the 2001 sample at 98+ and the 2011 at 70+ hours.

Comparability — Honduras [top]

In 1988, the question asked for the number of hours the person worked during the week before the census. The data for Honduras 1988 is top-coded at 69+ hours.

Comparability — Indonesia [top]

The 1976 sample reports the hours worked at a primary occupation in the past week.

The 1980, 1985, 1990, and 1995 samples report the number of hours worked during the previous week. The samples report actual hours during the past week. Persons who had a job but were temporarily absent the week preceding the census are coded as "0" hours worked. All four samples included here, in addition to the 1976 sample, contain data on hours worked in the primary occupation, found in HRSMAIN.

All samples are top-coded at 98+ hours per week.

Comparability — Italy [top]

The 2001 census indicates the respondent's actual number of hours worked in their primary job during the previous week. Responses were top-coded at 71 hours. Furthermore, if the respondent was absent from work the previous week due to vacation, illness, or some other form of leave, they were instructed to refer to their usual hours worked. This is in contrast to the 2011 census which asked about usual hours worked and is integrated in HRSUSUAL1.

The Labor Force surveys from 2011-2019 refer to the number of hours actually worked in the last week at all jobs. A separate variable indicated the usual number of hours worked and is integrated in HRSUSUAL1.

Comparability — Jamaica [top]

All samples record the hours of employment completed in the week prior to the census. The universes vary slightly across samples with respect to whether or not group quarter residents were asked to provide work-related information.

The 1982 sample is top-coded at 90+ hours and the 1991 and 2001 samples are top-coded at 98+ hours.

Comparability — Jordan [top]

The 2004 sample reports the number of hours worked in the previous week at all jobs. The 2004 sample is top-coded at 98+ hours.

Comparability — Malaysia [top]

The 1991 sample reports the actual number of hours work during the last 7 days and is top-coded at 98+ hours.

Comparability — Mauritius [top]

The 1990-2011 samples record the actual number of hours worked by persons age 12+ at all jobs during the week before the census. The 1990 and 2011 samples are top-coded at 90+ hours, while the 2000 sample includes responses up to 98 hours. In the 1990 and 2000 samples, responses indicating less than 1 hour of work are coded as "none".

The 1990 sample includes an interval for responses between 1 and 5 hours worked rather than hour-by-hour values. This interval is coded at its midpoint (3 hours) in HRSWORK1, but nonetheless introduces a minor comparability issue across the Mauritius samples.

Comparability — Mexico [top]

All samples report actual hours worked in the previous week. The 1990, 2000 and 2010 Mexican samples all have numerous cases with implausibly high numbers of work hours. They are included in the top-code of 140 or more hours. The 1995 sample has a top-code of 98+ hours.

The 1990, 2000 and 2010 samples code persons that had a job but were temporarily away as "0" hours worked. The 1995 sample asks for the usual number of hours worked for these persons who were temporarily away.

Comparability — Nicaragua [top]

The samples report actual hours worked in the last week that the person worked at all jobs. For persons temporarily absent from work or the experienced unemployed population, a usual number of hours worked per week is reported.

The 1995 sample is top-coded at 120+ hours per week and the 2005 sample at 100+ hours.

Comparability — Nigeria [top]

The 2010 sample reported hours of worked in the last week the person worked at a primary and secondary job. The question was asked to all persons age 10+ who were economically active.

Nigeria 2006-2009 samples report the number of usual hours worked and are integrated in HRSUSUAL1.

Comparability — Pakistan [top]

The sample reports the number of actual hours worked last week. If the person had a job but did not work last week, the enumerator will report "0" hours worked.

Comparability — Panama [top]

The 1970 sample excludes self-employed persons from the universe. The samples report actual hours worked last week.
The 1970 sample is top-coded at 100+ hours worked and the 1980 sample at 99+ hours.

Comparability — Romania [top]

The 2002 sample refers to the number of hours done during the census reference week at a main job. Persons who had a job but were absent from it were considered to have worked zero hours during the reference week.
2011 is top-coded at 70+ hours.

Comparability — Saint Lucia [top]

Both samples report hours worked in the week preceding the census.

Comparability — South Africa [top]

The question asked for the number of hours the person actually worked the week before the census. If they were absent from work they were to report the usual number of hours they worked.

Comparability — Spain [top]

The Labor Force surveys 2005-2019 refer to the number of hours actually worked in the last week. A separate variable indicated the usual number of hours worked and is integrated in HRSUSUAL1.

Comparability — Trinidad and Tobago [top]

In 1970, the census question refers to the number of hours worked during the week preceding enumeration. Responses indicating less than one hour were coded to "0 hours" of work per week. The data for this sample are top-coded at 91 or more hours.
Other Trinidad and Tobago samples are categorized and found in HRSACTUAL2.

Comparability — Venezuela [top]

In 1981 the question asked for the hours the person worked last week; if the person did not work last week, the number of usual hours was reported. In 2001 the question asked for the number of hours the person actually worked last week across all jobs. Both samples are top-coded at 98+ hours per week.

Data on actual hours worked per week, grouped into categories, is available for 1971 in HRSWORK2.

Universe

  • Canada 1981: Persons age 15+, excluding inmates
  • Canada 1991: Persons age 15+ currently employed
  • Canada 2001: Persons age 15+
  • Canada 2011: Persons age 15+
  • Dominican Republic 1981: Persons age 10+ who worked or received pay or performed unpaid work last week
  • Ecuador 1990: Persons age 8+ who were employed, unemployed, or an unpaid worker
  • Ecuador 2001: Persons that ever worked
  • Ecuador 2010: Persons age 5+ who were employed
  • El Salvador 1992: Persons age 10+ who were economically active
  • El Salvador 2007: Persons age 10+ who were economically active or experienced unemployed
  • Ghana 2000: Persons age 7+ who worked last week
  • Greece 1971: Persons age 10+ who were working or seeking work
  • Greece 1981: Persons age 10+ who were working
  • Greece 1991: Persons age 10+ who were working
  • Greece 2001: Persons age 10+ who were working
  • Greece 2011: Persons who worked last week
  • Honduras 1988: Persons age 10+ who were employed or experienced unemployed
  • Indonesia 1976: Persons age 10+ whose primary activity was work or who had another primary activity but worked one or more hours during past week
  • Indonesia 1980: Persons age 10+ who worked or were employed
  • Indonesia 1985: Persons age 10+ who worked or were employed
  • Indonesia 1990: Persons age 10+ who worked or were employed
  • Indonesia 1995: Persons age 10+ who worked or were employed
  • Italy 2001: Persons age 15+ who worked during the previous week
  • Italy 2011Q1: Persons age 15+ who were employed
  • Italy 2012Q1: Persons age 15+ who were employed
  • Italy 2013Q1: Persons age 15+ who were employed
  • Italy 2014Q1: Persons age 15+ who were employed
  • Italy 2015Q1: Persons age 15+ who were employed
  • Italy 2016Q1: Persons age 15+ who were employed
  • Italy 2017Q1: Persons age 15+ who were employed
  • Italy 2018Q1: Persons age 15+ who were employed
  • Italy 2019Q1: Persons age 15+ who were employed
  • Jamaica 1982: Persons age 14+ in private households and some group quarters who worked last week
  • Jamaica 1991: Persons age 14+ in private households and some group quarters who worked last week
  • Jamaica 2001: Persons age 14+ who worked during the previous week
  • Jordan 2004: Persons age 15+ who worked last week
  • Malaysia 1991: Persons age 10+ who worked last week
  • Mauritius 1990: Persons age 12+
  • Mauritius 2000: Persons age 12+
  • Mauritius 2011: Persons age 12+
  • Mexico 1990: Persons age 12+ who were employed last week
  • Mexico 1995: Persons age 12+ who were employed last week
  • Mexico 2000: Persons age 12+ who were employed last week
  • Mexico 2010: Persons age 12+ who were employed last week
  • Nicaragua 1995: Persons age 10+ who were employed or experienced unemployed
  • Nicaragua 2005: Persons age 10+ who were employed or experienced unemployed
  • Nigeria 2010: Persons age 5+ who worked in the last seven days
  • Pakistan 1973: Persons age 10+ who worked last week
  • Panama 1970: Persons age 10+ who worked last week
  • Panama 1980: Persons age 10+ who worked last week
  • Romania 2002: Persons who are employed
  • Romania 2011: Persons who worked during the previous week or experienced unemployed
  • Saint Lucia 1980: Persons age 15+ who worked last week
  • Saint Lucia 1991: Persons age 15+ who worked last week
  • South Africa 2001: Person age 10+ who are economically active
  • Spain 2005Q1: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2005Q2: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2005Q3: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2005Q4: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2006Q1: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2006Q2: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2006Q3: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2006Q4: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2007Q1: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2007Q2: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2007Q3: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2007Q4: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2008Q1: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2008Q2: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2008Q3: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2008Q4: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2009Q1: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2009Q2: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2009Q3: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2009Q4: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2010Q1: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2010Q2: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2010Q3: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2010Q4: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2011Q1: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2011Q2: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2011Q3: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2011Q4: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2012Q1: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2012Q2: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2012Q3: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2012Q4: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2013Q1: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2013Q2: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2013Q3: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2013Q4: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2014Q1: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2014Q2: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2014Q3: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2014Q4: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2015Q1: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2015Q2: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2015Q3: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2015Q4: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2016Q1: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2016Q2: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2016Q3: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2016Q4: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2017Q1: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2017Q2: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2017Q3: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2017Q4: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2018Q1: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2018Q2: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2018Q3: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2018Q4: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2019Q1: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2019Q2: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2019Q3: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Spain 2019Q4: Persons age 16+ who worked for pay
  • Trinidad and Tobago 1970: Persons aged 10+ who worked last week
  • Venezuela 1981: Persons age 12+ who worked in the last year
  • Venezuela 2001: Persons age 10+ in the labor force

Availability

  • Canada: 1981, 1991, 2001, 2011
  • Dominican Republic: 1981
  • Ecuador: 1990, 2001, 2010
  • El Salvador: 1992, 2007
  • Ghana: 2000
  • Greece: 1971, 1981, 1991, 2001, 2011
  • Honduras: 1988
  • Indonesia: 1976, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995
  • Italy: 2001, 2011Q1, 2012Q1, 2013Q1, 2014Q1, 2015Q1, 2016Q1, 2017Q1, 2018Q1, 2019Q1
  • Jamaica: 1982, 1991, 2001
  • Jordan: 2004
  • Malaysia: 1991
  • Mauritius: 1990, 2000, 2011
  • Mexico: 1990, 1995, 2000, 2010
  • Nicaragua: 1995, 2005
  • Nigeria: 2010
  • Pakistan: 1973
  • Panama: 1970, 1980
  • Romania: 2002, 2011
  • Saint Lucia: 1980, 1991
  • South Africa: 2001
  • Spain: 2005Q1, 2005Q2, 2005Q3, 2005Q4, 2006Q1, 2006Q2, 2006Q3, 2006Q4, 2007Q1, 2007Q2, 2007Q3, 2007Q4, 2008Q1, 2008Q2, 2008Q3, 2008Q4, 2009Q1, 2009Q2, 2009Q3, 2009Q4, 2010Q1, 2010Q2, 2010Q3, 2010Q4, 2011Q1, 2011Q2, 2011Q3, 2011Q4, 2012Q1, 2012Q2, 2012Q3, 2012Q4, 2013Q1, 2013Q2, 2013Q3, 2013Q4, 2014Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q4, 2015Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q4, 2016Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q4, 2017Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q4, 2018Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q4, 2019Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q4
  • Trinidad and Tobago: 1970
  • Venezuela: 1981, 2001