Special Report

The Length of a Typical Work Week Around the World

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16. Latvia
> Average work week (full-time employees): 40.2 hours
> Employees who worked over 50 hours/week: 1.3%
> Workforce that is part-time: 5.2%
> Unemployment rate: 6.1%
> Avg. annual wages: $25,586

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17. Slovak Republic
> Average work week (full-time employees): 40.3 hours
> Employees who worked over 50 hours/week: 4.1%
> Workforce that is part-time: 5.2%
> Unemployment rate: 5.8%
> Avg. annual wages: $25,357

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18. Hungary
> Average work week (full-time employees): 40.3 hours
> Employees who worked over 50 hours/week: 3.0%
> Workforce that is part-time: 3.6%
> Unemployment rate: 3.4%
> Avg. annual wages: $24,455

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19. Czech Republic
> Average work week (full-time employees): 40.4 hours
> Employees who worked over 50 hours/week: 5.7%
> Workforce that is part-time: 4.8%
> Unemployment rate: 2.1%
> Avg. annual wages: $26,962

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20. Switzerland
> Average work week (full-time employees): 40.5 hours
> Employees who worked over 50 hours/week: 0.4%
> Workforce that is part-time: 25.7%
> Unemployment rate: 4.5%
> Avg. annual wages: $64,109

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