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The Length of a Typical Work Week Around the World

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6. Sweden
> Average work week (full-time employees): 39.0 hours
> Employees who worked over 50 hours/week: 1.1%
> Workforce that is part-time: 13.1%
> Unemployment rate: 6.9%
> Avg. annual wages: $44,196

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7. Finland
> Average work week (full-time employees): 39.3 hours
> Employees who worked over 50 hours/week: 3.8%
> Workforce that is part-time: 12.7%
> Unemployment rate: 6.8%
> Avg. annual wages: $44,111

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8. Italy
> Average work week (full-time employees): 39.5 hours
> Employees who worked over 50 hours/week: 4.1%
> Workforce that is part-time: 19.3%
> Unemployment rate: 10.0%
> Avg. annual wages: $37,752

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9. Germany
> Average work week (full-time employees): 39.5 hours
> Employees who worked over 50 hours/week: 4.3%
> Workforce that is part-time: 22.3%
> Unemployment rate: 3.1%
> Avg. annual wages: $49,813

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10. Spain
> Average work week (full-time employees): 39.6 hours
> Employees who worked over 50 hours/week: 4.0%
> Workforce that is part-time: 14.1%
> Unemployment rate: 14.2%
> Avg. annual wages: $38,761

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