Allowed lost-time claims average days lost

Average days lost are the average number of days for which loss-of-earnings benefits were paid. From 2011 to 2014, the average days lost in one month after an injury or illness remained stable. However, since 2015, the average days lost in one month after an injury or illness has risen steadily. In 2020, the average was 9.3 days lost.

Comparison of allowed lost-time claims average days lost

In 2020, the average days lost in one month after an injury or illness for Schedule 1 and Schedule 2 was 9 days lost. Schedule 2 had a higher number of average days lost after an injury or illness when compared to Schedule 1.

 

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Data in By the Numbers: 2020 WSIB Statistical Report may not match previously published results. This is due to factors such as data maturity, updated definitions and methodologies, and rounding. Data in By the Numbers is matured three months, with the exception of benefit payments, which represents cash paid during the year, to or on behalf of people injured at work and are not matured three months following year-end. Percentages may not add up due to rounding.