Sick leave; frequency, period of absence, 2002 - 2005

Table description

National Statistics on sick leave in %, excl. pregnancy and maternity
leave, by personscharistics, region - and businessclassification
2002 - 2005, 2002 Q I - 2005 Q IV
Changed on December 15 2006.
Frequency: Discontinued.

Description topics

Sick leave
Sickness absence rate:
the number of days an employee is absent due to sickness as a rate of the
total number of calendar days available in the period under review.
The total sickness absence rate includes absence up to a maximum of two
years, and is exclusive of pregnancy and maternity leave.
Sickness absence rate 1st yr and 2nd yr
Sickness absence rate, total
Sickness absence rate:
the number of days an employee is absent due to sickness as a rate of the
total number of calendar days available in the period under review.
The total sickness absence rate includes absence up to a maximum of two
years, and is exclusive of pregnancy and maternity leave.
Sickness absence rate, 1st year:
The sickness absence rate in the 1st year is exclusive of absence lasting
more than one year and exclusive of pregnancy and maternity leave.
Sickness absence rate, 2nd year:
The sickness absence rate in the 2nd year is absence lasting between one
and two years and exclusive of pregnancy and maternity leave.
Sickness absence rate, 1st year
Sickness absence rate:
the number of days an employee is absent due to sickness as a rate of the
total number of calendar days available in the period under review.
Sickness absence rate, 1st year:
The sickness absence rate in the 1st year is exclusive of absence lasting
more than one year and exclusive of pregnancy and maternity leave.
Sickness absence rate, 2nd year
Sickness absence rate:
the number of days an employee is absent due to sickness as a rate of the
total number of calendar days available in the period under review.
Sickness absence rate, 2nd year:
The sickness absence rate in the 2nd year is absence lasting between one
and two years and exclusive of pregnancy and maternity leave.
Sickness absence rate, categories
Sickness absence rate, total
Sickness absence rate:
the number of days an employee is absent due to sickness as a rate of the
total number of calendar days available in the period under review.
The total sickness absence rate includes absence up to a maximum of two
years, and is exclusive of pregnancy and maternity leave.
Sickness absence rate, 1-7 days
Sickness absence rate:
the number of days an employee is absent due to sickness as a rate of the
total number of calendar days available in the period under review.
The total sickness absence rate includes absence up to a maximum of two
years, and is exclusive of pregnancy and maternity leave.
A distinction is made between short-term, medium-term and long-term
periods of absence due to sickness. The length of the period of absence is
defined as the number of calendar days from the first day the employee is
reported sick until the day of recovery (or the last day of the period
under review, if it is a current case) and consequently does not only
refer to the number of days of absence due to sickness in the period under
review. Subsequently, the sickness absence rate is calculated only over
the number of days of absence due to sickness included in the period under
review.
Short-term absence due to sickness.
Cases covering a period of less than 8 calendar days are included.
Sickness absence rate,, 8-42 days
Sickness absence rate:
the number of days an employee is absent due to sickness as a rate of the
total number of calendar days available in the period under review.
The total sickness absence rate includes absence up to a maximum of two
years, and is exclusive of pregnancy and maternity leave.
A distinction is made between short-term, medium-term and long-term
periods of absence due to sickness. The length of the period of absence is
defined as the number of calendar days from the first day the employee is
reported sick until the day of recovery (or the last day of the period
under review, if it is a current case) and consequently does not only
refer to the number of days of absence due to sickness in the period under
review. Subsequently, the sickness absence rate is calculated only over
the number of days of absence due to sickness included in the period under
review.
Medium-term absence due to sickness.
Cases covering a period of at least 8 calendar days and no more than 42
calendar days are included.
Sickness absence rate, 43-91 days
Sickness absence rate:
the number of days an employee is absent due to sickness as a rate of the
total number of calendar days available in the period under review.
The total sickness absence rate includes absence up to a maximum of two
years, and is exclusive of pregnancy and maternity leave.
A distinction is made between short-term, medium-term and long-term
periods of absence due to sickness. The length of the period of absence is
defined as the number of calendar days from the first day the employee is
reported sick until the day of recovery (or the last day of the period
under review, if it is a current case) and consequently does not only
refer to the number of days of absence due to sickness in the period under
review. Subsequently, the sickness absence rate is calculated only over
the number of days of absence due to sickness included in the period under
review.
Long-term absence due to sickness:
there are four categories of long-term absence due to sickness:
1st category: cases covering a period of 43-91 days
2nd category: cases covering a period of 92-182 days
3rd category: cases covering a period of 183-365 days
4th category: cases covering a period of 366-730 days.
Sickness absence rate, 92-182 days
Sickness absence rate:
the number of days an employee is absent due to sickness as a rate of the
total number of calendar days available in the period under review.
The total sickness absence rate includes absence up to a maximum of two
years, and is exclusive of pregnancy and maternity leave.
A distinction is made between short-term, medium-term and long-term
periods of absence due to sickness. The length of the period of absence is
defined as the number of calendar days from the first day the employee is
reported sick until the day of recovery (or the last day of the period
under review, if it is a current case) and consequently does not only
refer to the number of days of absence due to sickness in the period under
review. Subsequently, the sickness absence rate is calculated only over
the number of days of absence due to sickness included in the period under
review.
Long-term absence due to sickness:
there are four categories of long-term absence due to sickness:
1st category: cases covering a period of 43-91 days
2nd category: cases covering a period of 92-182 days
3rd category: cases covering a period of 183-365 days
4th category: cases covering a period of 366-730 days.
Sickness absence rate, 183-365 days
Sickness absence rate:
the number of days an employee is absent due to sickness as a rate of the
total number of calendar days available in the period under review.
The total sickness absence rate includes absence up to a maximum of two
years, and is exclusive of pregnancy and maternity leave.
A distinction is made between short-term, medium-term and long-term
periods of absence due to sickness. The length of the period of absence is
defined as the number of calendar days from the first day the employee is
reported sick until the day of recovery (or the last day of the period
under review, if it is a current case) and consequently does not only
refer to the number of days of absence due to sickness in the period under
review. Subsequently, the sickness absence rate is calculated only over
the number of days of absence due to sickness included in the period under
review.
Long-term absence due to sickness:
there are four categories of long-term absence due to sickness:
1st category: cases covering a period of 43-91 days
2nd category: cases covering a period of 92-182 days
3rd category: cases covering a period of 183-365 days
4th category: cases covering a period of 366-730 days.
Sickness absence rate, 366-730 days
Sickness absence rate:
the number of days an employee is absent due to sickness as a rate of the
total number of calendar days available in the period under review.
The total sickness absence rate includes absence up to a maximum of two
years, and is exclusive of pregnancy and maternity leave.
A distinction is made between short-term, medium-term and long-term
periods of absence due to sickness. The length of the period of absence is
defined as the number of calendar days from the first day the employee is
reported sick until the day of recovery (or the last day of the period
under review, if it is a current case) and consequently does not only
refer to the number of days of absence due to sickness in the period under
review. Subsequently, the sickness absence rate is calculated only over
the number of days of absence due to sickness included in the period under
review.
Long-term absence due to sickness:
there are four categories of long-term absence due to sickness:
1st category: cases covering a period of 43-91 days
2nd category: cases covering a period of 92-182 days
3rd category: cases covering a period of 183-365 days
4th category: cases covering a period of 366-730 days.