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Swiss Labour Force Survey and its derivative statistics: hours worked Over 7.8 billion hours worked in 2017

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Neuch√Ętel, 24 May 2018 (FSO) - In 2017, hours worked totalled 7.861 billion. According to the Federal Statistical Office (FSO), between 2012 and 2017, the actual weekly hours worked by full-time employees declined by 15 minutes on average and stood at 41 hours and 7 minutes, whereas the number of weeks of annual holiday continued its gradual increase to 5.14 weeks.

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