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Labor > Hours worked > Standard workweek: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Standard workweek (hours).

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Seychelles 55 hours 2014
=2 Central African Republic 52 hours 2014
=2 Kenya 52 hours 2014
4 Switzerland 50 hours 2014
=5 Ethiopia 48 hours 2014
=5 Swaziland 48 hours 2014
=5 Liberia 48 hours 2014
=5 Malawi 48 hours 2014
=5 Bahrain 48 hours 2014
=5 Bangladesh 48 hours 2014
=5 Liechtenstein 48 hours 2014
=5 Malaysia 48 hours 2014
=5 Guinea 48 hours 2014
=5 Panama 48 hours 2014
=5 Costa Rica 48 hours 2014
=5 Thailand 48 hours 2014
=5 Morocco 48 hours 2014
=5 Lebanon 48 hours 2014
=5 Colombia 48 hours 2014
=5 Qatar 48 hours 2014
=5 Nepal 48 hours 2014
=5 Maldives 48 hours 2014
=5 Jordan 48 hours 2014
=5 Mexico 48 hours 2014
=5 Paraguay 48 hours 2014
=5 Botswana 48 hours 2014
=5 Cambodia 48 hours 2014
=5 Argentina 48 hours 2014
=5 Bolivia 48 hours 2014
=5 Saudi Arabia 48 hours 2014
=5 Guatemala 48 hours 2014
=5 Pakistan 48 hours 2014
=5 Yemen 48 hours 2014
=5 United Arab Emirates 48 hours 2014
=5 India 48 hours 2014
=5 Cyprus 48 hours 2014
=5 Peru 48 hours 2014
=5 Laos 48 hours 2014
=5 Mali 48 hours 2014
=5 Brunei 48 hours 2014
=5 Haiti 48 hours 2014
=5 Uruguay 48 hours 2014
=5 Egypt 48 hours 2014
=5 Djibouti 48 hours 2014
=5 Nicaragua 48 hours 2014
=5 Kuwait 48 hours 2014
=5 Zambia 48 hours 2014
=5 Germany 48 hours 2014
=5 Tunisia 48 hours 2014
=50 Tanzania 45 hours 2014
=50 Turkey 45 hours 2014
=50 Mauritius 45 hours 2014
=50 Rwanda 45 hours 2014
=50 Belize 45 hours 2014
=50 Suriname 45 hours 2014
=50 Mauritania 45 hours 2014
=50 Oman 45 hours 2014
=50 Lesotho 45 hours 2014
=50 Solomon Islands 45 hours 2014
=50 South Africa 45 hours 2014
=50 Chile 45 hours 2014
=50 Guinea-Bissau 45 hours 2014
=50 Democratic Republic of the Congo 45 hours 2014
=50 Sri Lanka 45 hours 2014
=50 Namibia 45 hours 2014
66 Eritrea 44.5 hours 2014
=67 Canada 44 hours 2014
=67 East Timor 44 hours 2014
=67 Dominican Republic 44 hours 2014
=67 El Salvador 44 hours 2014
=67 Papua New Guinea 44 hours 2014
=67 Cuba 44 hours 2014
=67 Angola 44 hours 2014
=67 Brazil 44 hours 2014
=67 Burma 44 hours 2014
=67 Honduras 44 hours 2014
=67 Singapore 44 hours 2014
78 Israel 43 hours 2014
79 Taiwan 42 hours 2014
=80 Georgia 41 hours 2014
=80 The Gambia 41 hours 2014
=82 Turkmenistan 40 hours 2014
=82 Cameroon 40 hours 2014
=82 Burkina Faso 40 hours 2014
=82 Bosnia and Herzegovina 40 hours 2014
=82 Dominica 40 hours 2014
=82 Netherlands 40 hours 2014
=82 Madagascar 40 hours 2014
=82 South Korea 40 hours 2014
=82 Tajikistan 40 hours 2014
=82 Afghanistan 40 hours 2014
=82 Slovakia 40 hours 2014
=82 Vanuatu 40 hours 2014
=82 Nauru 40 hours 2014
=82 Montenegro 40 hours 2014
=82 Republic of the Congo 40 hours 2014
=82 Indonesia 40 hours 2014
=82 Libya 40 hours 2014
=82 Finland 40 hours 2014
=82 Portugal 40 hours 2014
=82 Barbados 40 hours 2014
=82 Luxembourg 40 hours 2014
=82 Andorra 40 hours 2014
=82 Palau 40 hours 2014
=82 Nigeria 40 hours 2014
=82 Ecuador 40 hours 2014
=82 Hong Kong 40 hours 2014
=82 Sierra Leone 40 hours 2014
=82 Moldova 40 hours 2014
=82 Estonia 40 hours 2014
=82 Kosovo 40 hours 2014
=82 Uzbekistan 40 hours 2014
=82 Italy 40 hours 2014
=82 Sudan 40 hours 2014
=82 Venezuela 40 hours 2014
=82 Senegal 40 hours 2014
=82 Trinidad and Tobago 40 hours 2014
=82 Hungary 40 hours 2014
=82 Syria 40 hours 2014
=82 Republic of Macedonia 40 hours 2014
=82 Serbia 40 hours 2014
=82 Greece 40 hours 2014
=82 Lithuania 40 hours 2014
=82 Ghana 40 hours 2014
=82 Slovenia 40 hours 2014
=82 The Bahamas 40 hours 2014
=82 Spain 40 hours 2014
=82 Gabon 40 hours 2014
=82 Samoa 40 hours 2014
=82 New Zealand 40 hours 2014
=82 Jamaica 40 hours 2014
=82 Albania 40 hours 2014
=82 Azerbaijan 40 hours 2014
=82 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 40 hours 2014
=82 Czech Republic 40 hours 2014
=82 Saint Lucia 40 hours 2014
=82 Mongolia 40 hours 2014
=82 Benin 40 hours 2014
=82 Federated States of Micronesia 40 hours 2014
=82 Saint Kitts and Nevis 40 hours 2014
=82 Togo 40 hours 2014
=82 China 40 hours 2014
=82 Armenia 40 hours 2014
=82 Ukraine 40 hours 2014
=82 Tonga 40 hours 2014
=82 United States 40 hours 2014
=82 Sweden 40 hours 2014
=82 Vietnam 40 hours 2014
=82 Russia 40 hours 2014
=82 Bulgaria 40 hours 2014
=82 Romania 40 hours 2014
=82 Austria 40 hours 2014
=82 Latvia 40 hours 2014
=82 Mozambique 40 hours 2014
=82 Uganda 40 hours 2014
=82 Japan 40 hours 2014
=82 Niger 40 hours 2014
=82 Belarus 40 hours 2014
=82 Algeria 40 hours 2014
=82 Marshall Islands 40 hours 2014
=82 Croatia 40 hours 2014
=82 Grenada 40 hours 2014
=82 Antigua and Barbuda 40 hours 2014
=82 Burundi 40 hours 2014
=82 Bhutan 40 hours 2014
=82 Malta 40 hours 2014
=82 Iceland 40 hours 2014
=82 Kazakhstan 40 hours 2014
=82 Poland 40 hours 2014
=82 Kyrgyzstan 40 hours 2014
=82 Guyana 40 hours 2014
=82 Comoros 40 hours 2014
=173 Monaco 39 hours 2014
=173 Ireland 39 hours 2014
=173 Chad 39 hours 2014
176 United Kingdom 38.2 hours 2014
=177 Australia 38 hours 2014
=177 Belgium 38 hours 2014
=179 Norway 37.5 hours 2014
=179 San Marino 37.5 hours 2014
181 Denmark 37 hours 2014
=182 France 35 hours 2014
=182 Equatorial Guinea 35 hours 2014

Citation

"All countries compared for Labor > Hours worked > Standard workweek", Wikipedia: List of minimum wages by country (Countries) ("Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2013" . State.gov . Retrieved 2014-03-04 .). Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Labor/Hours-worked/Standard-workweek

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