Average Hours Per Week Per Employed Person
Share Of Employed Working 49 Or More Hours Per Week
24
32
36
39
41
44
48
53

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Average weekly working hours per employee

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Data from the International Labour Organization highlights differences between countries in working hour patterns. Considering countries with data from 2018 or more recent, Gambia has the longest average weekly working hours per employee at over 50 hours, followed by Bhutan, Lesotho, Qatar, and India. On the flip side, Vanuatu has the lowest average weekly working hours at close to 25 hours, followed by Kiribati, Rwanda, Austria, and Ethiopia also under 30 hours per week. Source: Wages and Working Time Statistics Database, ILOSTAT