The information requested falls within the responsibility of the National Statistician, who has been asked to reply.
Letter from Karen Dunnell, dated
As National Statistician, I have been asked to reply to your parliamentary question about the average amount of time worked each week by self-employed people in the United Kingdom. (152618)
The attached table gives the average usual weekly hours worked by self-employed people, for the three month period ending March 2007. These estimates have not been seasonally adjusted.
|Average usual weekly hours(1) of work of the self-employed: United Kingdom, not seasonally adjusted|
|Three months ending March 2007||Average usual hours( 1)|
|(1) Respondents to the LFS are asked to state the weekly hours they usually work. The figures in this table cover main jobs only and include paid and unpaid overtime.|