Special Report

How Long the Typical Work Week Is Around the World

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6. Sweden
> Average work week (full-time employees): 39.0 hours
> Employees who worked at least 40 hours/week: 61.1%
> Workforce that is part-time: 13.2%
> Unemployment rate: 6.8%
> Avg. annual wages: $46,695

7. Finland
> Average work week (full-time employees): 39.3 hours
> Employees who worked at least 40 hours/week: 35.2%
> Workforce that is part-time: 13.1%
> Unemployment rate: 6.7%
> Avg. annual wages: $45,698

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8. Italy
> Average work week (full-time employees): 39.4 hours
> Employees who worked at least 40 hours/week: 53.7%
> Workforce that is part-time: 19.5%
> Unemployment rate: 10.0%
> Avg. annual wages: $39,189

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9. Spain
> Average work week (full-time employees): 39.4 hours
> Employees who worked at least 40 hours/week: 60.9%
> Workforce that is part-time: 14.0%
> Unemployment rate: 14.1%
> Avg. annual wages: $38,758

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10. Germany
> Average work week (full-time employees): 39.4 hours
> Employees who worked at least 40 hours/week: 47.9%
> Workforce that is part-time: 22.3%
> Unemployment rate: 3.2%
> Avg. annual wages: $53,638