Austrian Work More than EU Average

BusinessEconomy ♦ Published: August 20, 2012; 19:53 ♦ (Vindobona)

According to a report of the Germany Statistical Office, Germans and Austrians tend to work more. The relevance of leisure is shrinking.

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Every fourth respondent also works on Saturdays. In 1996, about 20% of the respondents said to work on Saturdays. About 9.6% of the interviewees says to work in the night (1996: 6.8%).

In Germany, the average working time per week is 40.7 hours per week. In Austria, the average working time comes at 41.8 hours. In the EU, the average amounts to 40.4 hours.

According to the…