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Employment and Labour Markets: Key Tables from OECD

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2009 Average annual working time 2009

Hours per worker

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Employment and labour markets: Key tables from OECD - ISSN 2075-2342 - © OECD 2009

 Average annual working time
 Hours per worker
 
 
 
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
 
Australia
1 749
 
1 736
 
1 734
 
1 740
 
1 727
 
1 717
 
1 717
 
1 721
 
 
Austria
1 657
 
1 652
 
1 658
 
1 663
 
1 652
 
1 644
 
1 630
 
1 631
 
 
Belgium
1 577
 
1 580
 
1 575
 
1 549
 
1 565
 
1 566
 
1 560
 
1 568
 
 
Canada
1 762
 
1 744
 
1 734
 
1 752
 
1 738
 
1 738
 
1 735
 
1 727
 
 
Czech Republic
2 000
 
1 980
 
1 972
 
1 986
 
2 002
 
1 997
 
1 985
 
1 992
 
 
Denmark
1 587
 
1 579
 
1 576
 
1 579
 
1 579
 
1 585
 
1 599
 
1 610
 
 
Finland
1 734
 
1 728
 
1 720
 
1 724
 
1 718
 
1 714
 
1 710
 
1 728
 
 
France
1 579
 
1 537
 
1 533
 
1 561
 
1 559
 
1 536
 
1 553
 
1 542
 
 
Germany
1 458
 
1 445
 
1 439
 
1 442
 
1 434
 
1 432
 
1 433
 
1 432
 
 
Greece
2 123
 
2 106
 
2 116
 
2 064
 
2 081
 
2 150
 
2 122
 
2 120
 
 
Hungary
2 019
 
2 027
 
1 998
 
1 998
 
1 997
 
1 993
 
1 988
 
1 988
 
 
Iceland
1 847
 
1 812
 
1 807
 
1 810
 
1 794
 
1 795
 
1 807
 
1 807
 
 
Ireland
1 713
 
1 698
 
1 671
 
1 668
 
1 654
 
1 642
 
1 631
 
1 601
 
 
Italy
1 843
 
1 831
 
1 826
 
1 826
 
1 819
 
1 815
 
1 817
 
1 802
 
 
Japan
1 809
 
1 798
 
1 799
 
1 787
 
1 775
 
1 784
 
1 785
 
1 772
 
 
Korea
2 506
 
2 465
 
2 434
 
2 404
 
2 364
 
2 357
 
2 316
 
..
 
 
Luxembourg
1 646
 
1 635
 
1 630
 
1 586
 
1 570
 
1 580
 
1 515
 
1 555
 
 
Mexico
1 864
 
1 888
 
1 857
 
1 849
 
1 909
 
1 883
 
1 871
 
1 893
 
 
Netherlands
1 373
 
1 348
 
1 363
 
1 362
 
1 375
 
1 389
 
1 390
 
1 389
 
 
New Zealand
1 817
 
1 817
 
1 813
 
1 827
 
1 810
 
1 787
 
1 771
 
1 753
 
 
Norway
1 429
 
1 414
 
1 399
 
1 417
 
1 420
 
1 414
 
1 417
 
1 422
 
 
Poland
1 974
 
1 979
 
1 984
 
1 983
 
1 994
 
1 985
 
1 976
 
1 969
 
 
Portugal
1 769
 
1 767
 
1 742
 
1 763
 
1 752
 
1 757
 
1 727
 
1 745
 
 
Slovak Republic
1 790
 
1 733
 
1 678
 
1 733
 
1 768
 
1 773
 
1 776
 
1 769
 
 
Spain
1 727
 
1 721
 
1 706
 
1 690
 
1 668
 
1 653
 
1 635
 
1 627
 
 
Sweden
1 618
 
1 595
 
1 582
 
1 605
 
1 605
 
1 599
 
1 615
 
1 625
 
 
Switzerland
1 650
 
1 630
 
1 643
 
1 673
 
1 667
 
1 652
 
1 643
 
1 643
 
 
Turkey
1 942
 
1 943
 
1 943
 
1 918
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
United Kingdom
1 715
 
1 696
 
1 677
 
1 672
 
1 676
 
1 671
 
1 673
 
1 653
 
 
United States
1 814
 
1 810
 
1 800
 
1 802
 
1 800
 
1 801
 
1 798
 
1 792
 
 
OECD-Total
1 796
 
1 787
 
1 778
 
1 777
 
1 776
 
1 774
 
1 770
 
1 766
 
Last updated: 27 August 2009
Source: Hours worked: Average annual hours actually worked, OECD Employment and Labour Market Statistics (database)
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