Holiday leave over xmas period

Dec 17, 2012

Q. How much holiday leave will you be taking over the Xmas period?

 

Total

Work full time

Work part time

Men

Women

Aged 18-34

Aged 35-54

Aged 55+

None

26%

24%

30%

25%

27%

31%

23%

25%

1-2 days

11%

10%

11%

10%

11%

14%

9%

8%

3-4 days

11%

13%

8%

13%

9%

10%

11%

14%

About a week

16%

18%

10%

16%

15%

14%

16%

18%

About 2 weeks

19%

20%

16%

18%

19%

19%

19%

18%

About 3 weeks

8%

7%

10%

6%

11%

6%

9%

6%

More than 3 weeks

10%

8%

15%

11%

9%

6%

12%

9%

  • Based on respondents employed full-time or part-time

74% of employed respondents said  they will be taking some leave over the Xmas period. 22% are taking less than a week, 25% one or two weeks and 18% three weeks or more. 26% are taking no leave at all over the Xmas period.

Part time workers are more likely to be taking no leave (30%) but also more likely to be taking three weeks or more (25% compared to 15% of full-time workers).

31% of workers aged under 35 are taking no leave and 40% of workers aged 35-54 are taking at least two weeks.