Almost 7.9 billion hours worked in 2018
Neuchâtel, 23.05.2019 - In 2018, people spent 7.891 billion hours working. According to the Federal Statistical Office (FSO), between 2013 and 2018, the actual weekly hours worked by full-time employees declined by 5 minutes on average and stood at 41 hours and 8 minutes, whereas the number of weeks of annual holiday continued its gradual increase to 5.2 weeks.
This press release and further information on this topic can be found on the FSO website (see link below)
Address for enquiries
Rongfang Li, FSO, Labour Force section, tel.: +41 58 463 64 86, email: Rongfang.Li@bfs.admin.ch
Federal Statistical Office