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Employment and labour markets: Key tables from OECD - ISSN 2075-2342 - © OECD 2013

Average annual working time
Hours per worker
‌‌
‌2005‌
‌2006‌
‌2007‌
‌2008‌
‌2009‌
‌2010‌
‌2011‌
‌2012‌
Australia
1 725
 
1 715
 
1 711
 
1 716
 
1 685
 
1 687
 
1 693
 
1 728
 
Austria
1 772
 
1 761
 
1 771
 
1 771
 
1 692
 
1 674
 
1 696
 
1 699
 
Belgium
1 565
 
1 566
 
1 560
 
1 567
 
1 549
 
1 551
 
1 576
 
1 574
 
Canada
1 745
 
1 743
 
1 739
 
1 733
 
1 700
 
1 701
 
1 698
 
1 710
 
Chile
2 157
 
2 165
 
2 128
 
2 095
 
2 074
 
2 068
 
2 047
 
2 029
 
Czech Republic
1 827
 
1 808
 
1 793
 
1 800
 
1 778
 
1 811
 
1 830
 
1 800
 
Denmark
1 579
 
1 586
 
1 570
 
1 573
 
1 554
 
1 546
 
1 548
 
1 546
 
Estonia
2 010
 
2 001
 
1 999
 
1 969
 
1 831
 
1 879
 
1 924
 
1 889
 
Finland
1 716
 
1 709
 
1 706
 
1 688
 
1 673
 
1 677
 
1 680
 
1 672
 
France
1 495
 
1 473
 
1 485
 
1 492
 
1 472
 
1 480
 
1 482
 
1 479
 
Germany
1 431
 
1 424
 
1 422
 
1 422
 
1 383
 
1 407
 
1 406
 
1 397
 
Greece
2 095
 
2 066
 
2 037
 
1 950
 
1 997
 
2 016
 
2 039
 
2 034
 
Hungary
1 987
 
1 983
 
1 978
 
1 982
 
1 965
 
1 959
 
1 976
 
1 888
 
Iceland
1 816
 
1 805
 
1 781
 
1 783
 
1 704
 
1 689
 
1 731
 
1 706
 
Ireland
1 654
 
1 644
 
1 633
 
1 600
 
1 540
 
1 542
 
1 541
 
1 529
 
Israel 1
1 931
 
1 919
 
1 931
 
1 929
 
1 927
 
1 918
 
1 920
 
1 910
 
Italy
1 819
 
1 815
 
1 816
 
1 803
 
1 771
 
1 772
 
1 772
 
1 752
 
Japan
1 775
 
1 784
 
1 785
 
1 771
 
1 714
 
1 733
 
1 728
 
1 745
 
Korea
2 351
 
2 346
 
2 306
 
2 246
 
2 232
 
2 187
 
2 090
 
..
 
Luxembourg
1 590
 
1 601
 
1 537
 
1 576
 
1 621
 
1 636
 
1 600
 
1 609
 
Mexico
2 281
 
2 281
 
2 262
 
2 260
 
2 253
 
2 242
 
2 250
 
2 226
 
Netherlands
1 393
 
1 392
 
1 388
 
1 392
 
1 384
 
1 381
 
1 382
 
1 381
 
New Zealand
1 811
 
1 788
 
1 766
 
1 750
 
1 738
 
1 758
 
1 762
 
1 739
 
Norway
1 423
 
1 420
 
1 426
 
1 430
 
1 407
 
1 415
 
1 421
 
1 420
 
Poland
1 994
 
1 985
 
1 976
 
1 969
 
1 948
 
1 940
 
1 938
 
1 929
 
Portugal
1 778
 
1 783
 
1 752
 
1 771
 
1 744
 
1 740
 
1 711
 
1 691
 
Slovak Republic
1 769
 
1 774
 
1 791
 
1 793
 
1 780
 
1 807
 
1 793
 
1 785
 
Slovenia
1 697
 
1 667
 
1 655
 
1 670
 
1 670
 
1 675
 
1 649
 
1 640
 
Spain
1 686
 
1 673
 
1 658
 
1 663
 
1 670
 
1 674
 
1 685
 
1 686
 
Sweden
1 605
 
1 599
 
1 618
 
1 617
 
1 609
 
1 635
 
1 636
 
1 621
 
Switzerland
1 654
 
1 643
 
1 633
 
1 623
 
1 617
 
1 632
 
1 636
 
..
 
Turkey
1 936
 
1 944
 
1 911
 
1 900
 
1 881
 
1 877
 
1 864
 
1 855
 
United Kingdom
1 673
 
1 669
 
1 677
 
1 659
 
1 651
 
1 652
 
1 625
 
1 654
 
United States
1 799
 
1 800
 
1 798
 
1 792
 
1 767
 
1 778
 
1 787
 
1 790
 
OECD-Total
1 804
 
1 802
 
1 797
 
1 789
 
1 761
 
1 766
 
1 765
 
1 765
 
Last updated: 16 July 2013; disclaimer: http://oe.cd/disclaimer
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Source: Hours worked: Average annual hours actually worked, OECD Employment and Labour Market Statistics (database)
 

This table includes average annual working time in hours per worker. The table is part of the key table collection on employment and labour markets.

Years covered:
2004-2011

Countries covered

  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Korea, Republic of
  • Luxembourg
  • Mexico
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Slovak Republic
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden