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Working days lost in Great Britain

28.2 million
Estimated working days lost due to work-related ill health and non-fatal workplace injuries in 2018/19 (LFS)

Working days lost, 2018/19

Chart showing work-related ill health is the biggest cause of working days lost at 23.5 million days

Source: Labour Force Survey (LFS) self-reported estimates

Working days lost per worker due to work-related ill health and workplace injuries

Graph showing rate of days lost per worker is braodly flat in recent years

Source: Labour Force Survey (LFS) self-reported estimates

Notes

More information on working days lost

  • Data source: Labour Force Survey (LFS) (estimates of working days lost due to self–reported  work-related  ill health and workplace injuries )
  • The detailed data included in the charts can be found in the following tables:
    • LFSILLTYP - working days lost due to self-reported work-related ill health
    • LFSINJSUM  - working days lost due to self-reported workplace injuries
    • LFSWDL  - working days lost due to self-reported work-related ill health and  workplace injuries
    • Further working days lost tables
Updated 2019-10-22