France: weekly working hours 2003-2011

This graphic shows the average number of weekly working hours in France from 2003 to 2011. Between 2003 and 2011, the number of weekly working hours never stopped rising. Indeed, from 38.9 hours worked per week in 2003, it went up to 39.3 in 2008 and peaked at 39.5 in 2011.

Average number of working hours per week in France from 2003 to 2011

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Sources

Release date

July 2013

Region

France

Survey time period

2003 to 2011

Age group

15 years and older

Special properties

full-time workers in metropolitan France

Method of interview

Computer-assisted personal interviews (CAPI)

Supplementary notes

The legal working time in France is 35 hours a week.

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