Nearly 200,000 Andalusians miss work every day


Nearly 151,000 Andalusians are absent from work every day with sick leave. If unjustified victims are also included, the figure rises to 200,000 workers. A report from the human resources consulting firm Randstad Research recalls that the rate of absenteeism in the Autonomous Community stands at 6%, two tenths below the national average.

In the whole country, absenteeism at work moderated after the pandemicbut nearly a million workers on sick leave continue to be absent daily.

In our country, 7.1% of the total agreed hours are lost due to absenteeism, a rate that has increased by 1.1% compared to the previous quarter, according to this study.

The service sector is the one with the highest absenteeism, general rate of 6.3%, close to industry, with a percentage of 6.2%

Health activities are among those with the highest percentage of absenteeism, at 10.2%

In its quarterly report on absenteeism at work, Randstad analyzes the professional’s absence from work during the second quarter of 2022 and bases this on the figures of the quarterly labor cost survey of the National Institute of Statistics (INE).

Thus, he specifies that, during the months of April and June, On average, 196,710 Andalusians miss work every dayof which 150,811 do so with sick leave and 45,899 without valid reason.

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The absenteeism rate in the community is 6%, two tenths less than the national average (6.2%). The volume of professionals who have missed their jobs in the region represents 15.6% of the country’s total.

Across the country, his study highlights that more than 1,260,000 Spaniards they don’t go to their jobs on average every day. Exactly, during the second quarter of 2022, there were 1,261,633 professionals, of whom 22.1% (279,169) did so while not on sick leave, while 77.9% ( 977,054) were absent due to temporary incapacity.

Absenteeism at work means that in our country 6.2% of the total agreed hours are lost, a reduction of 0.9% compared to the previous quarter. absenteeism not due to temporary disabilitiesthat is to say the unjustified, had a rate of 1.4%.

Randstad also took the Autonomous Community into account when carrying out this study. The Basque Country (8.4%), the Canary Islands and Cantabria (each with 7.3%), were the regions with the highest absenteeism rates during the second quarter of 2022. They are followed by the Asturias (6.9%), Galicia (6.8%), Navarre (6.6%), Region of Murcia (6.5%), Catalonia (6.3%), Aragon and Castile and León (each with 6.2%).

With more modest absenteeism rates, below the national average of 6.2%, there is Andalusia (6%), Castilla-La Mancha, Extremadura and La Rioja (all three with 5.9%). The regions with the lowest absenteeism rate, a quarter more, are the Balearic Islands (5.5%) and the Community of Madrid (5.3%).

As for volume of workers in total absenteeism, they exceed 100,000 Catalonia (221,823), Andalusia (196,710), the Community of Madrid (171,243) and the Valencian Community (121,402), represent 56.4% of the whole professionals absent daily during the second quarter of 2022 .

Already less than 100,000 workers, include the Basque Country (78,532), Galicia (75,154), the Canary Islands (69,306), Castile-La Mancha (59,431), Castile and León (53,959) and the Region of Murcia (42,842) . With more moderate numbers are Aragon (36,419), Balearic Islands (33,682), Asturias (26,358), Extremadura (24,456), Navarra (19,305), Cantabria (18,403) and La Rioja (8,431).

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