Irish Workers Putting In More Hours

Irish Workers Putting In More Hours Than A Decade Ago

Elaine Stenson
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Irish people are working longer hours than they did 10 years ago according to new figures.

The average working week in 2008 was 39.9 hours which increased to 40.7 hours in 2018.

However Irish people still work less than the EU average which is 41.2 hours, according to Eurostat figures in The Times Ireland.

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Turkey recorded the highest average working week at 48.9 hours, followed by Montenegro and Iceland, while Denmark had the lowest at 38.5.