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Table 1 Incidence of caregivers’ short-term absenteeism in Poland, 2006–2016

From: Indirect costs and incidence of caregivers’ short-term absenteeism in Poland, 2006–2016

  2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Child care
Number of absence days (thousand) 5079.6 6165.3 6772.1 7435.2 7169.0 7587.3 7471.6 7934.1 7589.8 8290.9 8938.4
Males 864.7 1046.8 1168.9 1278.8 1273.5 1318.0 1320.1 1465.9 1463.2 1585.4 1746.1
Females 4116.8 5079.8 5598.7 6155.9 5894.8 6268.5 6149.8 6466.1 6124.1 6702.1 7187.7
Average length of absence (days) 5.58 5.58 5.52 5.43 5.36 5.29 5.22 5.06 4.91 4.90 4.84
Absence days per worker 0.38 0.45 0.48 0.54 0.51 0.53 0.53 0.56 0.52 0.56 0.59
Share of total absence daysa 2.3% 2.7% 2.7% 2.8% 2.8% 3.0% 2.9% 3.0% 2.9% 3.0% 3.1%
Others’ care
Number of absence days (thousand) 865.0 1017.2 1191.5 1257.7 1265.7 1278.4 1263.0 1293.3 1362.1 1457.5 1675.0
Males 553.8 655.3 779.5 833.0 818.2 802.2 769.7 780.1 812.0 856.1 1000.4
Females 294.0 355.9 411.3 424.5 447.4 476.0 493.0 512.9 549.6 600.7 673.5
Average length of absence (days) 8.10 8.08 8.05 7.99 7.76 7.54 7.42 7.23 7.08 6.92 6.79
Absence days per worker 0.07 0.07 0.08 0.09 0.09 0.09 0.09 0.09 0.09 0.10 0.11
Share of total absence daysa 0.4% 0.4% 0.5% 0.5% 0.5% 0.5% 0.5% 0.5% 0.5% 0.5% 0.6%
Total
Number of absence days (thousand) 5944.6 7182.5 7963.6 8692.9 8434.7 8865.7 8734.6 9227.4 8951.9 9748.4 10,613.4
Males 1418.5 1702.1 1948.4 2111.8 2091.7 2120.2 2089.8 2246.0 2275.2 2441.5 2746.5
Females 4410.8 5435.7 6010.0 6580.4 6342.2 6744.5 6642.8 6979.0 6673.7 7302.8 7861.2
Absence days per worker 0.45 0.52 0.57 0.63 0.60 0.62 0.62 0.65 0.61 0.66 0.70
Share of total absence daysa 2.7% 3.1% 3.2% 3.3% 3.3% 3.5% 3.4% 3.5% 3.4% 3.5% 3.7%
  1. Notes: a – total absence days refers to the overall number of days associated with own and caregiving absence in Poland