Employment by job tenure intervals - average tenure (2018 Edition)
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This comparative table comprises statistics on employment by job tenure intervals which is measured by the length of time workers have been in their current or main job or with their current employer. This information is valuable for estimating the degree of fluidity in the labour market and in identifying the areas of economic activity where the turnover ratio of labour is rapid or otherwise. Data are broken down by professional status - employees, self-employed, total employment – sex, five-year and broad age groups (15-24, 25-54, 55-64, 15-64, total, etc.). Data are expressed in thousands of persons and are available from 1976 onwards.

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Bibliographic citation:
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development: Labour Market Statistics: Employment by job tenure intervals - Average Tenure, OECD Employment and Labour Market Statistics. UK Data Service. http://dx.doi.org/10.5257/oecd/labour/2018-10

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Job tenure is measured by the length of time workers have been in their current or main job or with their current employer. This information is valuable for estimating the degree of fluidity in the labour market and in identifying the areas of economic activity where the turnover of labour is rapid or otherwise. Data are so far reported for a number of European countries and will be expanded to cover a greater number of countries.

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1992-2017

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Data are expressed years. Example: 1.5 = 1 year and 6 months.

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This table contains a distribution of workers by job tenure intervals. Data are broken down by professional status - employees, self-employed, total employment – sex, five-year and broad age groups (15-24, 25-54, 55-64, 15-64, total, etc.).

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Employment by job tenure intervals - average tenure (2018 Edition)Abstract

This comparative table comprises statistics on employment by job tenure intervals which is measured by the length of time workers have been in their current or main job or with their current employer. This information is valuable for estimating the degree of fluidity in the labour market and in identifying the areas of economic activity where the turnover ratio of labour is rapid or otherwise. Data are broken down by professional status - employees, self-employed, total employment – sex, five-year and broad age groups (15-24, 25-54, 55-64, 15-64, total, etc.). Data are expressed in thousands of persons and are available from 1976 onwards.

Contact person/organisation

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Bibliographic citation:
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development: Labour Market Statistics: Employment by job tenure intervals - Average Tenure, OECD Employment and Labour Market Statistics. UK Data Service. http://dx.doi.org/10.5257/oecd/labour/2018-10

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Source Periodicity

Yearly

Unit of measure used

Data are expressed years. Example: 1.5 = 1 year and 6 months.

Periodicity

Annual

Reference period

1992-2017

Link to Release calendar

Annually

Other data characteristics

Job tenure is measured by the length of time workers have been in their current or main job or with their current employer. This information is valuable for estimating the degree of fluidity in the labour market and in identifying the areas of economic activity where the turnover of labour is rapid or otherwise. Data are so far reported for a number of European countries and will be expanded to cover a greater number of countries.

Statistical population

This table contains a distribution of workers by job tenure intervals. Data are broken down by professional status - employees, self-employed, total employment – sex, five-year and broad age groups (15-24, 25-54, 55-64, 15-64, total, etc.).

Geographic coverage

Cross-national; National
OECD countries

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Key statistical concept

For detailed information on labour force surveys for all countries please see the following file:

LFS Notes Sources/metadata/OECD/ELM/LFSNOTES_SOURCES.pdf
Recommended uses and limitations

UK Data Service Guide to OECD Employment and Labour Market Statistics

OECD Employment and Labour Market Statisticshttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/use-data/guides/dataset/labour-statistics.aspx
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