OECD: Greeks Work More Hours Than All Europeans

Friday, January 6th, 2017
Last Update: 19:06

Greeks rank fourth worldwide in the number of hours they work, coming after Mexico (2,246 hours per year), Costa Rica (2,230 hours) and South Korea (2,113 hours).

The results of the annual study conducted by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) were released on Wednesday.

Greece is the European “champion” in the number of hours Greeks work for yet another year. Specifically, Greeks work an average of 2042 hours per year.

According to the OECD study, Germans work 1,371 hours per year, while the average in the United States is 1,790 hours.

The working hours is “the average working time” and refers to the entire working population and includes all forms of employment, full and part-time.

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