Average working hours in the Netherlands 2017, by sector

Average working hours in the Netherlands in 2017, by sector

by Brigitte van de Pas, last edited Nov 7, 2018
Average working hours in the Netherlands 2017, by sector This statistic displays the average working hours in the Netherlands in 2017, by sector. As of 2017, employees in the mining and quarrying sector on average worked the largest number of hours, whereas employees in the accommodation and food serving industry on average worked the fewest number of hours. Employees in the mining and quarrying sector worked roughly 40 hours per week in 2017, while those working in the accommodation and food serving sector worked an average just over 20 hours per week in the same year.
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Average working hours in the Netherlands in 2017, by sector

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Average working hours
Mining and quarrying41
Water supply and waste management38.2
Construction37.2
Electricity and gas supply37.2
Manufacturing35.4
Information and communication35.3
Transportation and storage34.2
Financial institutions33.5
Other specialised business services33.3
Public administration and services33.2
Renting, buying, selling real estate30.7
Agriculture, forestry and fishing28.4
Education27.3
Renting and other business support27.2
Wholesale and retail trade26.5
Other service activities26.5
Health and social work activities24.6
Culture, sports and recreation22.3
Accommodation and food serving20.3
Average working hours
Mining and quarrying41
Water supply and waste management38.2
Construction37.2
Electricity and gas supply37.2
Manufacturing35.4
Information and communication35.3
Transportation and storage34.2
Financial institutions33.5
Other specialised business services33.3
Public administration and services33.2
Renting, buying, selling real estate30.7
Agriculture, forestry and fishing28.4
Education27.3
Renting and other business support27.2
Wholesale and retail trade26.5
Other service activities26.5
Health and social work activities24.6
Culture, sports and recreation22.3
Accommodation and food serving20.3
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by Brigitte van de Pas, last edited Nov 7, 2018
This statistic displays the average working hours in the Netherlands in 2017, by sector. As of 2017, employees in the mining and quarrying sector on average worked the largest number of hours, whereas employees in the accommodation and food serving industry on average worked the fewest number of hours. Employees in the mining and quarrying sector worked roughly 40 hours per week in 2017, while those working in the accommodation and food serving sector worked an average just over 20 hours per week in the same year.
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