work absenteeism in Spain is the loss of 450 million hours worked in the first quarter of 2019, which represents 5.2% of the total of the agreed hours, an increase of 0.3% compared with the previous quarter, according to a report by Randstad. The absenteeism not due to temporary disabilities, that is to say, the non-justified , had a rate of 1.4%, down 0.03% compared to the same period of the previous year.
The report highlights that 1.047.368 people don't come to your job a half each day , of which 73.6% were absent for temporary disability, while 26.4% remaining (276.968 people) did so despite not being low.
According to Randstad, the services sector is the most absenteeism has been registered , with a rate of 5.4%, very close to the industrial, with 5.2% of the agreed hours. The construction sector, with 3.3%, the least absenteeism records, 1.9 percentage points below the average.
architectural and engineering Services, rental and leasing activities (both with 3.2%) and the sale and repair of motor vehicles, with 3.1%, are the specific sectors with lower rates of absenteeism during the first quarter of the year. At the other extreme are the social services without accommodation, with 8.4%, services to buildings and gardening activities and health activities, with 8.5% and 8.6%, respectively.
For regions, Basque Country (7.1 per cent), Asturias (6.2%) and Galicia (5.8 per cent) have been the regions where higher rates of absenteeism were recorded during the first quarter of 2019, followed by Castilla y León (5.7 per cent), Navarra and the Canary islands (both with 5.5%), Catalonia (5,3%), Aragon (5.3 per cent), Cantabria (5.2%), and Murcia (5.2 per cent).
the regions with The lowest absenteeism were La Rioja (4.7%) and Baleares (4%), below of Extremadura, Castilla-La Mancha and Madrid (with a 4.9%) and Comunidad Valenciana, and Andalusia, spain (by 4.8%).
with Respect to the non-justified (1,4%), the rate of absenteeism was higher in the Basque Country (2.2 per cent), Asturias (1,9%), Castilla y León, Aragón (both with 1.7%) and Catalonia (1.5 per cent).
With a rate of absenteeism of 1.4% is found Galicia, Extremadura, La Rioja and the Valencian Community, while Navarre gained 1.3%.
follow Them, with a 1.2% Madrid, Murcia, the Canary islands and Andalusia, and close the list, Castilla–La Mancha, Cantabria and Balearic islands, with 1.1%.Updated Date: 19 September 2019, 16:01