Hours worked per worker

average annual, 1950–2017

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    1950 Ranking
    1. Hong Kong 3,214.76
    2. Chile 2,700.77
    3. Ireland 2,512.87
    4. Mexico 2,431.73
    5. Germany 2,427.43
    6. Singapore 2,324.37
    7. Colombia 2,323.00
    8. Greece 2,322.15
    9. Australia 2,311.17
    10. Portugal 2,251.40
    11. Taiwan 2,217.93
    12. Spain 2,209.28
    13. Canada 2,209.23
    14. France 2,193.32
    15. Venezuela 2,179.00
    16. Switzerland 2,170.23
    17. Peru 2,157.00
    18. Norway 2,129.49
    19. South Korea 2,109.31
    20. Italy 2,107.11
    21. Belgium 2,105.63
    22. Austria 2,096.25
    23. Finland 2,053.06
    24. Denmark 2,049.32
    25. Brazil 2,042.00
    26. Argentina 2,034.00
    27. Japan 2,030.41
    28. United Kingdom 2,003.46
    29. Netherlands 1,994.00
    30. Sweden 1,989.31
    31. United States 1,983.76
    2017 Ranking
    1. Cambodia 2,301.92
    2. Mexico 2,259.51
    3. Malaysia 2,248.29
    4. Thailand 2,247.32
    5. Singapore 2,236.94
    6. Bangladesh 2,236.38
    7. South Africa 2,215.20
    8. Costa Rica 2,212.38
    9. Hong Kong 2,175.45
    10. Vietnam 2,116.42
    11. Pakistan 2,095.76
    12. South Korea 2,087.89
    13. Philippines 2,066.50
    14. Greece 2,057.84
    15. Poland 2,052.41
    16. Malta 2,041.21
    17. Indonesia 2,008.46
    18. Sri Lanka 2,007.67
    19. Colombia 1,991.98
    20. Russia 1,974.00
    21. Chile 1,974.00
    22. Hungary 1,946.19
    23. Taiwan 1,915.00
    24. Latvia 1,909.52
    25. Peru 1,904.48
    26. Israel 1,886.92
    27. Lithuania 1,886.89
    28. Iceland 1,883.00
    29. Estonia 1,858.91
    30. Nigeria 1,852.42
    31. Portugal 1,843.92
    32. Croatia 1,834.93
    33. Turkey 1,832.00
    34. Romania 1,807.08
    35. Czech Republic 1,796.18
    36. Cyprus 1,790.25
    37. Australia 1,772.84
    38. United States 1,763.30
    39. New Zealand 1,749.93
    40. Japan 1,746.29
    41. Slovakia 1,745.23
    42. Ireland 1,740.47
    43. Brazil 1,739.48
    44. Ecuador 1,733.56
    45. Italy 1,733.26
    46. Canada 1,703.25
    47. Spain 1,698.78
    48. Argentina 1,695.36
    49. Slovenia 1,687.28
    50. United Kingdom 1,668.41
    51. Finland 1,659.47
    52. Bulgaria 1,643.55
    53. Sweden 1,622.83
    54. Switzerland 1,610.15
    55. Austria 1,598.02
    56. Uruguay 1,563.00
    57. Belgium 1,547.73
    58. Luxembourg 1,524.43
    59. France 1,502.11
    60. Netherlands 1,441.76
    61. Norway 1,425.24
    62. Denmark 1,407.56
    63. Germany 1,347.13

    Average hours worked represent the aggregate number of hours actually worked by an employee or a self-employed person during the accounting period and when their output is within the production boundary. Data are mostly sourced from national accounts and are only available for 68 countries.

    Source: Conference Board, Total Economic Database