Alt News May 27, 2012
Working Too Much? This Handy Tool Will Tell You

Here's an interesting question: how many hours do you work in a year compared to other people in this country and around the world? The BBC has created an online tool that lets you compare your working hours with the average in your country, and get an idea of how Canada stacks up against the some other developed nations.

The figures for the BBC tool come from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and development (OECD), which gathers them from its 34 member states. According to their figures, South Korea is the country where people work the most hours on average, while people in the Netherlands work the least. Canada's right in the middle of the pack at number 17, with our citizens working an average of 1702 hours a year.

Click the image below to go to the site and compare your hours:

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