Cyprus Mail
World in numbers

Who works the most hours every year?

Across the globe, people are firmly back in the working groove after all the fun, relaxation and overindulgence of the holiday season. This year, some workers are going to have a far longer shift than others. According to the OECD, Mexicans work the most hours out of any country with 2,246 on average. That’s 467 more than an average American worker and for less than a fifth of the pay.

In recent years, the South Korean government has attempted to reduce the long working hours in the country but its workers are still averaging 2,113 hours annually. Greek workers were sometimes labeled as over-paid, lazy and eager to retire early after the financial crisis struck but those accusations were certainly unfounded. People in Greece work the most hours of any European country with 2,042 every year on average.

U.S. workers put in a 1,779 hour shift every year while across the border in Canada, the annual total adds up to 1,691. French workers get a much better deal with 1,482 hours while in Germany, the total only comes to 1,371.
Infographic: Who Works The Most Hours Every Year?  | Statista You will find more statistics at Statista

You will find more statistics at STATISTA


Related posts

Trump sanctions fail to slow Turkey assault; Syrian troops move on Manbij

Reuters News Service

Second Greek migrant camp in flames as arrivals continue to rise

Reuters News Service

Just hours left to secure a Brexit deal before EU summit

Reuters News Service

Jailed Catalan separatist leader says new referendum inevitable

Reuters News Service

Turkey detains four Kurdish mayors in dawn raids

Reuters News Service

Brexit deal “more and more difficult” this week, EU summit to mull delay

Reuters News Service

1 comment

Comments are closed.