Canadians rank far down on list of work hours

South Korea, Turkey, Argentina top the list - Americans and Canadians seem to have best work-life balance
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|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 04/08/2003

Canadians ranked third last in a list of countries surveyed about work hours.

Although Canadians may feel overworked, the hardest workers live in South Korea, who work, on average, 55.1 hours a week. They were followed by Turks (54.1 hours), Argentines (53.5 hours) and Taiwanese (53.4 hours).

Canadians ranked 29th on the list of 32, at 42.2 hours, just below the U.S. average of 42.4. The global average is 44.6 hours a week.