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Table 1 Estimated proportion of work-days lost through school closure by sector

From: Estimating the costs of school closure for mitigating an influenza pandemic

Industrial sector Absenteeism rate (in days)
Agriculture, hunting & forestry 5.6%
Fishing 0.6%
Mining & quarrying 5.3%
Manufacturing 6.9%
Electricity, gas & water supply 7.2%
Construction 3.6%
Wholesale, retail & motor trade 13.8%
Hotels & restaurants 14.9%
Transport storage & communication 7.1%
Financial intermediation 15.1%
Real estate, renting & business activities 12.2%
Public administration & defence 15.2%
Education 27.6%
Health & social work 27.9%
Other community social & personal 15.1%
Private households with employed persons 15.9%
Extra-territorial organisations bodies 5.9%
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