Census 2001 – MK: Wards, OAs – Hours Worked (KS10) ( JD108C )

These data were obtained from the 2001 Census, Key Statistics. The table provides information in number and percentages on Population by Number of Hours Worked.

Any person who carried out paid work in the week before the Census, whether self-employed or as an employee, is described as employed or in employment. ‘Paid work’ includes casual or temporary work, even if only for one hour; being on a government-sponsored training scheme; being away from a job/business ill, on maternity leave, on holiday or temporarily laid off; or doing paid or unpaid work for their own or family business.

Number of hours a week a person usually works in their main job is used to derive whether a person is working full-time (31 hours or more a week) or part-time (30 hours or less per week). Hours worked is the average number of hours worked a week for the last four weeks before the Census. The average (mean) weekly hours worked is calculated by dividing the sum of the hours worked by each person (aged 16-74 in employment) by the number of people (aged 16-74 in employment).

The confidentiality of personal Census information is paramount, and disclosure protection measures are used to prevent the inadvertent disclosure of information about identifiable individuals. When releasing the 2001 Census data ONS used incorrect ward boundaries for Wolverton and Stony Stratford wards. Figures for these two wards have been adjusted by MKC to reflect the correct boundaries.

Citation

Identification Number: JD108C
Authoring Entity: Office of National Statistics (ONS)
Producer: Milton Keynes Council
Copyright: © Crown copyright 2003. Crown copyright material is reproduced with the permission of the Controller of HMSO.
Date of Production: 2004-08-06

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