Greek workers, both salaried and self-employed, work significantly longer hours on average than workers in other EU member states, according to a new survey conducted by the French Rexecode.
Based on this survey, the average Greek worker works almost 2,000 hours a year compared to 1,679 hours which is the European average.
Romanians and Bulgarians in Europe work more hours than Greeks, while the Dutch, Danes, Finns, Swedes, Austrians and Germans work less than 1600 hours a year.
Greek employees work over 1,900 hours a year, while the European average is 1,792 hours. Greek self-employed people work almost 2,400 hours a year with the corresponding European average not exceeding 2,200 working hours.