Australian Bureau of Statistics
1352.0.55.077 - Research Paper: Estimating Average Annual Hours Worked (Methodology Advisory Committee), Jun 2006
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Estimates of annual hours worked by employed Australians are used in an index of hours worked. The index is a labour input for productivity estimates in the Australian System of National Accounts. While adequate for use in an index designed to measure change, the level estimates of annual hours worked contain an upward bias because the method used does not adjust for the effects of public holidays and other events which tend to reduce hours actually worked.
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