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Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education 2016/17 - Hours worked per week - Q9

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Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education 2016/17

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Hours worked per week - Q9

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Short nameEMPHOURS

This data item describes the number of hours a week the HE leaver works for their main employment.

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

All HE leavers where Student.ALLACT is coded 1 or 2.

QuestionQ9. Approximately how many hours a week do you work for your main employment?

The information captured relates to what the HE leaver considers to be their MAIN job.

To ensure that DLHE pay data are reliable and comparable, it is important this field meets expected response rates.

Hours can be recorded as either those contracted, paid or worked in descending order. If a leaver can provide contracted hours, this should be recorded. In instances where a leaver does not have contracted hours (e.g. zero hours contract but where the leaver is actively working) the leaver’s paid hours should be recorded. Where a leaver does not have contracted hours and is not being paid (e.g. volunteering) the worked hours can be returned.

A numerical value (xs:decimal), which may be returned to an accuracy of two decimal places, for example 36.20.

Required for valid responseNo
To be asked of third partyNo
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Field length5
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
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Data type: EMPHOURSType

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