List of average annual labor hours in OECD countries

The following list is the average annual hours worked by participants in the labor force of the OECD member states.[1] As of 2014, Mexico, Costa Rica and South Korea ranked first with the highest number of hours worked per year. As of 2014 Greece ranked the highest In EU with 2042 average hours per year, while Germany ranked the lowest with 1371 average hours worked respectively. [2][3] Similarly, Netherlands has one of the lowest hours worked per labor participant. [4]

Average labor hours per worker in OECD countries
Country 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Australia 1779 1737 1732 1736 1734 1729 1721 1712 1717 1690 1692 1698 1689 1685 1681 1682 1669
Austria 1807 1795 1792 1784 1787 1764 1746 1736 1729 1673 1669 1676 1653 1638 1628 1608 1601
Belgium 1595 1588 1583 1578 1573 1565 1572 1577 1570 1548 1546 1560 1560 1558 1556 1551 ..
Canada 1779 1771 1754 1746 1759 1747 1745 1741 1735 1701 1703 1700 1713 1707 1704 1707 1703
Czech Republic 1896 1818 1816 1806 1817 1817 1799 1784 1790 1779 1800 1806 1776 1763 1777 1756 1770
Denmark 1466 1469 1463 1458 1458 1451 1456 1433 1430 1417 1422 1437 1423 1426 1414 1412 1410
Finland 1742 1723 1714 1705 1707 1697 1693 1691 1685 1661 1668 1662 1650 1640 1636 1641 1653
France 1535 1526 1487 1484 1513 1507 1484 1500 1507 1489 1494 1496 1490 1474 1473 1482 1472
Germany 1452 1442 1431 1425 1422 1411 1425 1424 1418 1373 1390 1393 1375 1362 1368 1368 1363
Greece 2108 2101 2093 2091 2083 2136 2125 2111 2106 2081 2020 2038 2055 2059 2022 2033 2035
Hungary 1845 1809 1820 1795 1802 1803 1800 1795 1798 1781 1777 1770 1750 1745 1752 1746 1761
Iceland 2040 2053 2012 1972 1980 1970 1958 1932 1934 1849 1834 1878 1853 1846 1864 1880 1883
Ireland 1933 1924 1904 1887 1875 1883 1879 1865 1844 1812 1801 1801 1806 1815 1821 1820 1879
Italy 1851 1838 1827 1816 1815 1812 1813 1818 1807 1776 1777 1773 1734 1720 1717 1723 1730
Japan 1821 1809 1798 1799 1787 1775 1784 1785 1771 1714 1733 1728 1745 1734 1729 1719 1713
Korea 2512 2499 2464 2424 2392 2351 2346 2306 2219 2174 2163 2133 2109 2100 2075 2082 2069
Luxembourg 1602 1586 1581 1579 1578 1550 1552 1566 1567 1516 1517 1515 1508 1501 1508 1515 1512
Mexico 2311 2285 2271 2277 2271 2290 2278 2260 2264 2255 2254 2248 2239 2244 2242 2248 2255
Netherlands 1462 1452 1435 1427 1448 1434 1430 1430 1430 1422 1421 1422 1413 1418 1429 1422 1430
New Zealand 1836 1825 1826 1823 1830 1815 1795 1774 1761 1740 1755 1746 1734 1752 1762 1757 1752
Norway 1455 1429 1414 1401 1421 1423 1420 1426 1430 1407 1415 1421 1420 1408 1427 1424 1424
Poland 1988 1974 1979 1984 1983 1994 1985 1976 1969 1948 1940 1938 1929 1918 1923 1963 1928
Portugal 1917 1900 1894 1887 1893 1895 1883 1900 1887 1887 1890 1867 1849 1859 1867 1869 1842
Slovak Republic 1816 1801 1754 1698 1742 1769 1774 1791 1793 1780 1805 1793 1789 1772 1760 1754 1740
Spain 1753 1763 1765 1756 1742 1726 1716 1704 1713 1720 1710 1716 1701 1694 1697 1701 1695
Sweden 1642 1618 1595 1582 1605 1605 1599 1612 1617 1609 1635 1632 1618 1609 1609 1611 1621
Switzerland 1674 1635 1614 1627 1657 1652 1643 1633 1623 1615 1612 1605 1591 1573 1568 1590 ..
Turkey 1937 1942 1943 1943 1918 1936 1944 1911 1900 1881 1877 1864 1855 1832 .. .. ..
United Kingdom 1700 1705 1684 1674 1674 1673 1669 1677 1659 1651 1650 1634 1654 1666 1677 1674 1676
United States 1834 1812 1807 1797 1799 1795 1798 1796 1789 1763 1774 1782 1785 1783 1786 1786 1783
OECD countries 1829 1815 1807 1802 1803 1800 1800 1797 1792 1765 1774 1772 1770 1765 1764 1766 1763
Israel 1998 1979 1993 1974 1942 1931 1919 1931 1929 1927 1918 1920 1910 1867 1853 1858 1889
Chile 2263 2242 2250 2235 2232 2157 2165 2128 2095 2074 2070 2047 2024 2015 1990 1988 1974
Slovenia 1710 1696 1721 1724 1737 1697 1667 1655 1674 1679 1680 1663 1644 1662 1682 1688 1682
Estonia 1978 1970 1973 1978 1986 2008 2001 1998 1968 1831 1875 1919 1886 1866 1859 1852 1855
Russian Federation 1982 1980 1982 1993 1993 1989 1998 1999 1997 1974 1976 1979 1982 1980 1985 1978 1974
Lithuania 1846 1831 1802 1786 1879 1879 1874 1904 1934 1863 1884 1859 1857 1841 1834 1860 1885
Latvia 1976 1987 1938 1928 1878 1906 1907 1878 2002 1952 1935 1952 1934 1928 1938 1909 1910
Costa Rica 2368 2335 2363 2356 2375 2358 2366 2393 2398 2354 2249 2290 2243 2157 2136 2157 2212

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ OECD. "Average annual hours actually worked per worker". stats.oecd.org. Retrieved 2017-12-30.
  2. ^ "Who works the longest hours? - BBC News". Retrieved 2015-07-15.
  3. ^ Stewart, Heather. "Who works the longest hours in Europe?". the Guardian. Retrieved 2015-07-15.
  4. ^ Kurtz, Annalyn. "World's shortest work weeks". Retrieved 2015-07-17.