According to OECD. Hours worked per year in Greece: 2042. In Germany: 1371. Now explain again why Greeks are lazy and Germans are hard working.
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- Where do they get these figures? Last year I averaged 46 hours a week.Feb 15, 2016
- because the OECD has no data on China for this.Feb 15, 2016
- Did they include the unemployed, retired, and other non-active population to calculate these values? It was common in Greece that people retired in their 50s, and its unemployment rate has been also notably higher than most other OECD countries.Feb 15, 2016
- rtfa 😉Feb 16, 2016
- So the answer is no, right?
According to the World Bank, in 2014 (and over the period 2011-2014), the labour force participation (% total population ages 15+) in Greece was 53%, whereas in 2014 in Spain, Finland and Japan was 59%, in Germany, Portugal, Ireland and the Czech Republic 60%, in Austria, Latvia, Lithuania and the Republic of Korea 61%, in UK, Denmark, Estonia, the US, Mexico and Chile 62%, in Israel 63%, in Cyprus, Sweden, the Netherlands and Russia 64%, in Norway and Australia 65%, in Canada 66%, in Switzerland and New Zealand 68%, and in Iceland 74%:
data.worldbank.org/indicator/SL.TLF.CACT.ZSFeb 16, 2016
- if you would simply open the link to the data source and scroll down to the text block where working hours is defined, you could answer your own question ...Feb 16, 2016
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