A job or work activity is defined as a set of tasks and duties performed, or meant to be performed, by one person for a single economic unit. The term job is used in reference to employment. Persons may have one or several jobs. Those in self-employment will have as many jobs as the economic units they own or co-own, irrespective of the number of clients served. In cases of multiple job-holding, the main job is that with the most hours usually worked, as defined in the international statistical standards on working time.

For more information, refer to the Resolution concerning the measurement of working time.

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