Poles work 41.2 hours per week – Eurostat

On average, a full-time European employee works 40.3 hours a week, according to data released by the EU statistical office Eurostat. People work the longest in the UK (42.3 hours), while Denmark had the shortest (37.8 hours), Poland with 41.2 hours was fifth.

The longest working week in Europe is for people employed in mining industry – they work on average 42 hours; the shortest working week – 38.1 hours – is in the education sector.

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