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The information requested falls within the responsibility of the UK Statistics Authority. I have asked the authority to reply.
Letter from Glen Watson, dated February 2013
As Director General for the Office for National Statistics (ONS), I have been asked to reply to your Parliamentary Question asking what estimate has been made of the average number of hours a week spent in employment by people under 18 years old in each of the last 30 years. (144273)
As with any sample survey, estimates from the LFS are subject to a margin of uncertainty.
|Four quarter annual averages, 1993 to 2012—United Kingdom|
|Total in employment (thousand)||Average actual weekly hours worked (hours)|
|Source: Labour Force Survey (LFS)|