Canadian preference of weekly working hours 2018, by age group

This statistic shows the preferred number of days in a working week according to adults in Canada as of April 2018, broken down by age group. The findings show, that 64 percent of Canadians aged between 18 and 34 years old would prefer to work four 10-hour days rather than five 8-hour days, compared to 70 percent of those aged 55 or above.

Preferred number of days in a working week according to adults in Canada as of April 2018, by age group

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Source

Release date

June 2018

Region

Canada

Survey time period

March 29 to April 3, 2018

Number of respondents

1,524 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Question: Supposing the 40-hour work week does not change, which would you, yourself prefer - a 40-hour week consisting of four 10-hour days or a 40-hour week consisting of five 8-hour days?

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