Definition: Hours actually worked
This concept covers:
a. direct hours, the time spent carrying out the tasks and duties of a job in any location regardless of the amount of time agreed contractually between employer and employee,
b. related hours, including time on call, travelling on work assignments, training and other tasks itemized in the resolution,
c. down time, covering periods when a person is available for work but cannot because of temporary interruptions of a technical, material or economic nature
d. resting time such as short periods of rest, for refreshment, etc (§ 19.51).
European Commission (Eurostat), International Monetary Fund (IMF), Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), United Nations (Statistics Division), World Bank, "System of National Accounts 2008", United Nations, New York, 2009