Strike out: 4.6m working days were lost to strikes between 2008 and 2015

390.3

389.7

221.4

296.2

654.6

614.3

days lost

Thousands of working days lost by selected

industrial sectors

15

14

13

12

11

10

09

2008

800

600

400

200

0

Health and social work

Education

Transport*

Public administration

In November 2011, some 2m public sector workers went on strike over proposed reforms to their pensions

390.3

389.7

221.4

296.2

654.6

614.3

Thousands of working days lost by selected industrial sectors

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

800

600

400

200

0

Health and social work

Education

Transport*

Public administration