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The statistics are published in News from Statistics Denmark (Nyt fra Danmarks Statistik in Danish only) and in the Statbank Denmark. You can read more on our website on the Working Time Account, WTA and our website on employment.
S.6.2. Data sharing: In addition to quarterly figures to Eurostat (STS and indirectly via ESA), data from the Danish WTA are also transmitted to OECD (regional questionnaire) and ILO (ILOSTAT database) although the latter are transmitted in annual figures only.
The publication date appears in the release calendar. The date is confirmed in the weeks before.
Release calendar access
The Release Calender can be accessed on our English website: Release Calender.
Statistics are always published at 8:00 a.m. at the day announced in the release calendar. No one outside of Statistics Denmark can access the statistics before they are published.
These statistics are published in a Danish press release.
The Working Time Accounts (WTA) is included in the Statistical Yearbook of Chapter Labour, earnings and income Section Employment.
A report: Integrated labour market statistics - the Labour Market Accounts and the Working Time Accounts 1995-97 (Integreret arbejdsmarkedsstatistik - Arbejdsmarkedsregnskab og Arbejdstidsregnskab 1995-97) was published in December 1998. In this report, the Working Time Accounts were presented including a far more detailed description of the applied primary sources and conceptual differences between these (The report is available at Dst bookshop.
Data from the Danish Working Time Accounts (WTA) are available, free of charge, from the database Statbank Denmark, see WTA-tables.
The quarterly tables are:
- ATR110: Quarterly Working Time Accounts distributed by Statistics Denmark's Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities (DB07), sector, type and socioeconomic status (replaces ATR20, ATR11KV)
- ATR112: Working Time Accounts (seasonally adjusted) distributed by industrial activity (DB07 10-grouping), type and socioeconomic status (replaces ATR24, ATR3KV)
- ATR114: Working Time Accounts (seasonally adjusted) distributed by sector, type and socio-economic status (replaces ATR26, ATR4KV)
The annual tables are:
- ATR116: Annual Working Time Accounts distributed by Statistics Denmark's Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities 2007 (DB07), sector, type, socio-economic status and sex (replaces ATR30, ATR11)
- ATR118: Annual Working Time Accounts on the basis of the National Accounts industrial classification by activity (DB07), sector, type, socio-economic status and sex (replaces ATR32, ATR22)
- ATR122: Index of working hours data (2010 = 100) by gender, sector and type (replacing ATR, ATRI)
The former (not continued) time series are available from StatBank Denmark under finished series.
It is not possible to draw comparisons between the new WTA and the former WTAs, as the sources, population, method and concepts have been changed compared to the previous WTAs.
Data is aggregated, where the number of hours worked, compensation of employees, the average number of jobs and the average employment summed to 6 digit industry level (DB), sector, socioeconomic status 3, sex, and 5 groups of scope of work. From this level data is summarized for publication level (including different types of industrial aggregates).
The basic material consists only of existing statistics. The primary statistical data for the compilation of quarterly working time accounts is widely stored, but detailed non-published information is not made available.
The statistics transmit various market sector data series to the EUROSTAT-STS (regulation on business short term statistics).
In addition, the statistics delivers data to internal users, especially for the national accounts.
Confidentiality - policy
There is usually no need to discretionate since the statistics is based on aggregated data. See also Data Confidentiality Policy at Statistics Denmark.
Confidentiality - data treatment
There is usually no need to subject the data to Statistics Denmark's non-disclosure practice since the statistics is based on aggregated data.
However, data have been subjected to the non-disclosure practice in relation to deliveries to EU-STS, as some industry groups are not relevant or only relevant to a very limited extent in Denmark. These are industry 2-digit NACE groups : 'B06', 'B08', 'B09', 'C19'.
Documentation on methodology
The methods used in the Working Time Accounts (WTA) are described in more detail in the series Labour Marked (Statistical Reports - in Danish only).
Method changes in connection with the transition to the Labour Market Accounts ( LMA) are described in note data break in the WTA on transition to AMR.
Method changes in connection with the transition to eIncome are described in note data break in WTA on transition to eIncome.
A report: Integrated labour market statistics - the Labour Market Accounts and the Working Time Accounts 1995-97 (Integreret arbejdsmarkedsstatistik - Arbejdsmarkedsregnskab og Arbejdstidsregnskab 1995-97) was published in December 1998. In this report, the Working Time Accounts were presented including a far more detailed description of the applied primary sources and conceptual differences between these (The report is available at Statistics Denmark's bookshop).
Results from the quality evaluation of products and selected processes are available in detail for each statistics and in summary reports for the Working Group on Quality.