Sick leave from work

This indicator shows the absence from work during a period of at least a week in the Nordic region. The absence is calculated as a proportion of all employed. The figures have been calculated on the basis of labour force surveys as an average of the monthly censuses. Data is available as total, or for men and women respectively. Data covers Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. For more information on Nordic Statistics:


Keywords: labour market, absence, work, sick leave, illness