10 countries with longest work-week: Know where India ranks

By Editorji News Desk
Published on | Feb 06, 2024

Highest average working hours

Here's a brief overview of the top 10 countries with the highest average working hours, as per the International Labour Organisation

United Arab Emirates

Topping the list is UAE. With an average of 52.6 working hours per week per employed person, the UAE has the longest work week

Gambia

Gambia follows closely with 50.8 average working hours per week, indicating a significant dedication to labour

Bhutan

Bhutan's workforce commits an average of 50.7 hours per week, showcasing a robust work ethic

Lesotho

Lesotho records an average of 49.8 working hours per week.

Congo

With an average of 48.6 working hours per week, Congo's labor force demonstrates considerable commitment to their jobs

Qatar

Qatar's workforce dedicates 48 hours per week on average, highlighting a strong emphasis on productivity

India

India reports an average of 47.7 working hours per week, reflecting the industrious nature of its workforce

Mauritania

Mauritania's labor force commits 47.5 hours per week on average, reflecting a significant investment in work

Liberia

Liberia records an average of 47.2 working hours per week, indicating a hardworking population

Bangladesh

With 46.9 average working hours per week, Bangladesh's labor force showcases dedication and resilience in their jobs