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Contact hours by social group

Social group Average social contact hours Number of respondents
Children 47.6
44
Transport workers 37.4 11
Labourers 37.3 43
Service sector workers 33.2 280
Health sector workers 32.9 354
Teaching staff 32.0 311
Mechanics 31.7 64
Office workers 30.2 1069
Home-based workers 28.6 390
Students 28.5 347
Research staff 26.0 315
Entertainment 23.4 36
Retired 19.2 1577
Unemployed 18.4 117