Swiss Labour Force Survey and its derivative statistics: working hours
Hours worked increased in 2016
Almost 7.9 billion hours worked in 2018
Neuchâtel, 27.07.2017 (FSO) - The total number of hours worked in Switzerland reached 7.892 billion in 2016, representing an increase of 1.4% compared with the previous year. According to the Federal Statistical Office (FSO), between 2011 and 2016, the actual weekly hours worked by full-time employees declined by 13 minutes and stood at 41 hours and 10 minutes, whereas the number of weeks of annual holiday continued its gradual increase to 5.12 weeks.
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