SAP ABAP Data Element P06_AED_AWART (Attendance/absence type)
SAP_HRCFR (Software Component) Sub component SAP_HRCFR of SAP_HR
   PY-FR (Application Component) France
     PC06 (Package) HR Payroll: France
Basic Data
Data Element P06_AED_AWART
Short Description Attendance/absence type  
Data Type
Category of Dictionary Type D   Domain
Type of Object Referenced     No Information
Domain / Name of Reference Type AWART    
Data Type CHAR   Character String 
Length 4    
Decimal Places 0    
Output Length 4    
Value Table T554S    
Further Characteristics
Search Help: Name    
Search Help: Parameters    
Parameter ID   
Default Component name ABS_ATT_TYPE   
Change document    
No Input History    
Basic direction is set to LTR    
No BIDI Filtering    
Field Label
  Length  Field Label  
Short 10 Att/AbsTyp 
Medium 15 Att./abs. type 
Long 20 Attend./absence type 
Heading AtAbTyp 


Each form of attendance or absence is represented by an attendance or absence type. This type enables you to specify the attendance or absence.


Work incapacity, leave, releases from work, etc. for an employee can be specified using many difference absence types. Based on these absence types, the system will, for example, automatically recognize the relevance of remuneration for absences, or the relevance for statistics and accruals, etc.

Attendance types are mostly used to document employees' performance and to describe the activity category.


Work incapacity:

  • Sickness with medical certificate (paid)
  • Sickness without medical certificate (unpaid)
  • Industrial accident
  • Accident on the way to or from work
  • Accident unrelated to work


  • Overtime
  • Business trips
  • Works council activity

Last changed by/on SAP  20130529 
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