Average Hours of Work Per Week, Total, Household Survey for United States

1970-01: 39.1 Hours Per Week (+ see more) 
Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted, M08354USM310NNBR, Updated: 2012-08-17 2:31 PM CDT
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Data Represent Average Hours Worked Per Week By The Employed Labor Force "At Work": Persons 14 Years And Older Through 1966; Persons 16 Years And Older Thereafter. Source: For 1947-1958 Data: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Reports--Labor Force, Series P-50, Annual Reports On The Labor Force; For 1959-1970 Data: Bureau Of Labor Statistics, Monthly Issues Of Employment And Earnings.

This NBER data series m08354 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 8 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter08.html.

NBER Indicator: m08354

Source: National Bureau of Economic Research

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database

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(a) Average Hours of Work Per Week, Total, Household Survey for United States, Hours Per Week, Not Seasonally Adjusted (M08354USM310NNBR)
Data Represent Average Hours Worked Per Week By The Employed Labor Force "At Work": Persons 14 Years And Older Through 1966; Persons 16 Years And Older Thereafter. Source: For 1947-1958 Data: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Reports--Labor Force, Series P-50, Annual Reports On The Labor Force; For 1959-1970 Data: Bureau Of Labor Statistics, Monthly Issues Of Employment And Earnings.

This NBER data series m08354 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 8 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter08.html.

NBER Indicator: m08354

Average Hours of Work Per Week, Total, Household Survey for United States
   

  

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