Duration of Working Life (Total)

Based on a comparison of 31 countries in 2015, Iceland ranked the highest in Duration of Working Life (Total) with 46.6 years followed by Switzerland and Sweden. On the other end of the scale was Turkey with 28.0 years, Italy with 30.7 years and Macedonia with 31.2 years.

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Countries Unit 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Austria years                   35.9 36.0 36.2 36.5 36.7    
Belgium years                   32.1 32.5 32.1 32.2 32.5    
Bulgaria years                   32.1 31.6 31.1 31.6 32.0    
Croatia years                   31.8 31.6 31.4 31.2 31.1    
Cyprus years                   36.8 36.9 36.6 36.3 36.3    
Czech Republic years                   33.9 33.9 33.9 34.3 34.7    
Denmark years                   39.8 39.4 39.5 39.3 39.0    
Estonia years                   35.8 35.8 36.0 36.2 36.5    
Finland years                   36.9 36.8 37.2 37.4 37.2    
France years                   33.9 34.0 34.1 34.5 34.7    
Germany years                   36.6 36.8 37.4 37.5 37.8    
Hungary years                   28.8 29.2 29.6 30.3 30.8    
Iceland years                   44.3 44.6 44.4 44.4 45.5    
Ireland years                   34.7 34.3 34.1 34.1 34.6    
Italy years                   29.7 29.6 29.7 30.5 30.3    
Latvia years                   35.0 34.5 34.3 35.0 34.8    
Lithuania years                   32.8 33.1 33.8 34.0 34.1    
Luxembourg years                   32.1 31.6 31.9 32.5 32.7    
Macedonia years                   30.9 31.1 31.1 30.9 31.3    
Malta years                   29.8 30.3 31.1 31.6 32.6    
Netherlands years                   39.8 39.0 39.0 39.5 39.7    
Norway years                   39.7 39.5 39.3 39.6 39.5    
Poland years                   31.0 31.6 31.8 32.1 32.2    
Portugal years                   36.8 36.9 36.9 36.9 36.6    
Romania years                   31.4 32.3 32.0 32.4 32.6    
Slovakia years                   32.3 32.4 32.5 32.8 33.0    
Slovenia years                   34.1 34.2 33.7 33.6 33.7    
Spain years                   34.3 34.5 34.6 34.8 34.8    
Sweden years                   39.8 40.0 40.3 40.6 40.9    
Switzerland years                   41.4 41.4 41.6 41.8 41.9    
Turkey years ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 25.1 25.8 26.5 26.6 27.2