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Labor Time: Austrians Rank Second in EU

Published: January 10, 2013; 20:08 · (Vindobona)

Only employees in the UK record more weekly working hours. On average, the working time came at 41.8 hours per week in Austria.

Labor Time: Austrians Rank Second in EU / Picture: © Flickr

According to recent labor market data published by the EU, people in the UK and Austria have the longest working time per week. At the moment, Austria´s employment rate comes at 72.1%. In the UK, the weekly working time came at 42.2 hours in 2011.

Apart from Austria and the UK, also Portugal (41.1 hours) and Romania (41.0 hours) are above the EU average of 40.4 hours. Denmark…

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