United Kingdom (UK): Average full-time weekly hours of work 2000-2018, by gender

Average weekly hours of work for full-time employees in their main job in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2000 to 2018, by gender

United Kingdom (UK): Average full-time weekly hours of work 2000-2018, by gender This statistic shows the United Kingdom (UK) average weekly working hours for full-time workers, in their main job, from 2000 to 2018. The graph shows the overall figures and is also split by gender it shows that men consistently worked more hours per week. After falling to a low in this time period of 38.5 hours for 2009, the figure for men rose again to 39.5 hours in 2013. This is however, lower than the figure for 2000. The working hours for all employees followed a similar pattern, hitting a low in 2009 of 36.8 after a steady decline since 2000. In 2013 though, the average was back up to the 2002 figure of 37.5. The trend for women is not so clear: after fluctuating throughout this period, the latest figure was 34.1 hours.
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Average weekly hours of work for full-time employees in their main job in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2000 to 2018, by gender

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WomenMenAll
201834.13937.1
201734.239.337.4
201634.339.337.5
201534.239.337.4
201434.539.437.6
201334.239.537.5
20123439.337.4
201133.73937
201033.83937.1
200933.738.536.8
200833.838.937.1
200733.93937.2
20063438.937.2
20053439.137.3
200433.939.237.3
20033439.237.4
200234.139.337.5
200134.339.737.9
200034.239.837.9
WomenMenAll
201834.13937.1
201734.239.337.4
201634.339.337.5
201534.239.337.4
201434.539.437.6
201334.239.537.5
20123439.337.4
201133.73937
201033.83937.1
200933.738.536.8
200833.838.937.1
200733.93937.2
20063438.937.2
20053439.137.3
200433.939.237.3
20033439.237.4
200234.139.337.5
200134.339.737.9
200034.239.837.9
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This statistic shows the United Kingdom (UK) average weekly working hours for full-time workers, in their main job, from 2000 to 2018. The graph shows the overall figures and is also split by gender it shows that men consistently worked more hours per week. After falling to a low in this time period of 38.5 hours for 2009, the figure for men rose again to 39.5 hours in 2013. This is however, lower than the figure for 2000. The working hours for all employees followed a similar pattern, hitting a low in 2009 of 36.8 after a steady decline since 2000. In 2013 though, the average was back up to the 2002 figure of 37.5. The trend for women is not so clear: after fluctuating throughout this period, the latest figure was 34.1 hours.
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