Minutes per day spent on travel to work or study in OECD countries, as of 2016

Average minutes per day spent travelling to paid work or study by men and women in OECD countries plus China, India and South Africa, as of 2016

Minutes per day spent on travel to work or study in OECD countries, as of 2016 This statistic provides a comparison of the average amount of time spent travelling to and from paid work or study by both men and women in OECD member countries as well as China, India and South Africa. As of 2016, the average man in China spent 56 minutes per day travelling for work and study while for women the average was 38 minutes.
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Average minutes per day spent travelling to paid work or study by men and women in OECD countries plus China, India and South Africa, as of 2016

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Latest available time period in bracketsMaleFemale
China (2008) 5638
Turkey (2006) 5228
Korea (2009) 74-
Mexico (2009) 4924
South Africa (2010) 4429
Japan (2011) 5021
Italy (2008) 4325
India (1999) 4418
Canada (2010) 3625
Hungary (1999-2000) 3228
Norway (2010) 3326
Estonia (2009-2010) 3029
Austria (2008-09) 3425
Netherlands (2005-06) 3422
Belgium (2005) 3123
Germany (2001-02) 3419
Portugal (1999) 3220
Poland (2003-04) 3022
Slovenia (2000-01) 2822
Australia (2006) 3118
New Zealand (2009-10) 2918
Denmark (2001) 2918
Ireland (2005) 2620
France (2009) 2619
United Kingdom (2005) 2816
United States (2014) 2517
Spain (2009-10) 2616
Finland (2009-10) 2120
Sweden (2010) 2119
Latest available time period in bracketsMaleFemale
China (2008) 5638
Turkey (2006) 5228
Korea (2009) 74-
Mexico (2009) 4924
South Africa (2010) 4429
Japan (2011) 5021
Italy (2008) 4325
India (1999) 4418
Canada (2010) 3625
Hungary (1999-2000) 3228
Norway (2010) 3326
Estonia (2009-2010) 3029
Austria (2008-09) 3425
Netherlands (2005-06) 3422
Belgium (2005) 3123
Germany (2001-02) 3419
Portugal (1999) 3220
Poland (2003-04) 3022
Slovenia (2000-01) 2822
Australia (2006) 3118
New Zealand (2009-10) 2918
Denmark (2001) 2918
Ireland (2005) 2620
France (2009) 2619
United Kingdom (2005) 2816
United States (2014) 2517
Spain (2009-10) 2616
Finland (2009-10) 2120
Sweden (2010) 2119
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This statistic provides a comparison of the average amount of time spent travelling to and from paid work or study by both men and women in OECD member countries as well as China, India and South Africa. As of 2016, the average man in China spent 56 minutes per day travelling for work and study while for women the average was 38 minutes.
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