Agriculture sector: Working conditions and job quality

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13 March 2014
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This report gives an overview of working conditions, job quality, workers’ health and job sustainability in the agriculture sector (NACE 1). It is based mostly on the fifth European Working Conditions Survey (EWCS), which gathers data on working conditions and the quality of work across 34 European countries. Additional information on the structural characteristics of the sector is derived from Eurostat data. The fifth EWCS contains responses from 1,293 workers in agriculture. This report compares aspects of work in the agriculture sector with the EU28 as a whole. Read more information on other sectors.

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    Agriculture sector: Working conditions and job quality

    Authors: 
    Eurofound

    This report gives an overview of working conditions, job quality, workers’ health and job sustainability in the agriculture sector (NACE 1). It is based mostly on the fifth European Working Conditions Survey (EWCS), which gathers data on working conditions and the quality of work across 34 European countries. Additional information on the structural characteristics of the sector is derived from Eurostat data. The fifth EWCS contains responses from 1,293 workers in agriculture. This report compares aspects of work in the agriculture sector with the EU28 as a whole. Read more information on other sectors.

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