Which Country People Work the Longest Hours in?

Average Annual Hours Actually Worked Per Worker (hours), 2015
Labour | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 38 countries in 2015, Mexico ranked the highest in Average Annual Hours Actually Worked Per Worker with 2,233 hours followed by Costa Rica and South Korea. On the other end of the scale was Germany with 1,367 hours, Norway with 1,418 hours and Netherlands with 1,423 hours.

Average Average Annual Hours Actually Worked Per Worker reached 1,770 hours in 2015 in the World. This is 0 % the same as in the previous year and -2.09 % less than 10 years ago.

Historically, average Average Annual Hours Actually Worked Per Worker reached an all time high of 2,015 hours in 1970 and an all time low of 1,700 hours in 2009. The average annual growth amounted to -0.288 % since 1950.

Data for more countries are available at Average Annual Hours Actually Worked Per Worker indicator page.