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Labor > Work Time > More than 40 hours: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Percentage of persons in employment working more than 40 hours/week. Data is for 2000.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Japan 75.9% 2000
2 United States 67.6% 2000
3 Switzerland 66.9% 2000
4 New Zealand 65.4% 2000
5 Italy 63.8% 2000
6 Sweden 61.5% 2000
7 Austria 57.6% 2000
8 Canada 54.7% 2000
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 53.84% 2000
9 United Kingdom 49.8% 2000
10 Australia 48.6% 2000
11 Germany 43.7% 2000
12 Ireland 38.4% 2000
13 Netherlands 36.9% 2000
14 Belgium 28.7% 2000
15 Denmark 22.1% 2000
16 France 21.4% 2000
17 Finland 16% 2000
18 Norway 15.8% 2000

Citation

"Countries Compared by Labor > Work Time > More than 40 hours. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", ILO, Key Indicators. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Labor/Work-Time/More-than-40-hours

Labor > Work Time > More than 40 hours: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about Labor > Work Time > More than 40 hours

  • France ranked last for work time > more than 40 hours amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2000.
  • All of the bottom 18 countries by work time > more than 40 hours are High income OECD.
  • All of the top 2 countries by work time > more than 40 hours are Heavily indebted.
  • United States ranked first for work time > more than 40 hours amongst English speaking countries in 2000.
  • 14 of the top 18 countries by work time > more than 40 hours are Christian.
  • All of the bottom 8 countries by work time > more than 40 hours are European.
  • Japan ranked first for work time > more than 40 hours amongst Non-religious countries in 2000.
  • Italy ranked first for work time > more than 40 hours amongst European Union in 2000.
  • Switzerland ranked first for work time > more than 40 hours amongst Western Europe in 2000.
  • Finland ranked last for work time > more than 40 hours amongst Eurozone in 2000.
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