Canada - average weekly hours worked at the main job, by occupation 2019

This statistic shows the average usual weekly hours worked in Canada in 2019, distinguished by occupation. In 2019, Canadian employees in management occupations were working about 40.9 hours a week, which was above the national average of 35.7 hours.

Average usual weekly hours worked at the main job in Canada in 2019, by occupation

OccupationAverage usual weekly hours
Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations41.6
Management occupations40.9
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations40.6
Occupations in manufacturing and utilities39.4
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations38.3
Total, all occupations35.7
Business, finance and administration occupations35.2
Health occupations34.5
Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services34
Sales and service occupations31
Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport30.2
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Source

Release date

January 2020

Region

Canada

Survey time period

2019

Age group

15 years and older

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