Canada - average working hours per week 2019

This statistic shows the total number of employed persons in Canada in 2019, distinguished by average usual weekly working hours. In 2019, about 7.28 million Canadians usually worked 40 hours per week.

Total number of employed persons in Canada in 2019, by average usual weekly hours

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Source

Release date

January 2020

Region

Canada

Survey time period

2019

Age group

15 years and older

Supplementary notes

Prior to January 1997, usual hours were the number of hours usually worked by the respondent in a typical week, regardless of whether they were paid. Beginning January 1997, usual hours for employees refers to their normal paid or contract hours, not counting any overtime. However, the definition of usual hours remains unchanged for the self-employed and unpaid family workers.

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