The Romanians were closely followed by employees in Luxembourg, Great Britain, Portugal, Germany and Poland, who also worked over 40 hours a week, reports local At the other end, employees in Finland and France worked on average only 37.3 hours per week last year.


Given the difference, during one year, a French employee spent four weeks less at work than a Romanian.


The statistic only includes the hours spent at the primary work place, excluding second or part-time jobs. The normal work hours in Romania is 40 per week. (source: