How many hours do you work per week? Although you may think you work a lot, or know someone who does, in some countries around the world people work a lot more than you might be used to. For example, in Colombia and Costa Rica, the average hours worked per week are 49.8 and 48.6 respectively. In comparison, the average hours worked per week in the United States and United Kingdom are 41.5 and 41.8 respectively.
This infographic from SmartAdvocate reveals the hours worked each week and the average compensation workers are paid in 37 countries around the world.
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