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Statistical ReportsGender Difference of Average Working Hours per Day, Biggest in ‘Simple Labor Workers’

Looking at average working hours per day by occupation and gender as of 2015, it was shown that men’s working hours were longer than women’s in all occupations. In particular, male workers’ working hours were longer for ‘simple labor workers’ and ‘service workers’ than any other occupations. On the other hand, female workers working as ‘simple labor workers’ and ‘service workers’ had shorter working hours than other occupations, which indicates a big gender difference in working hours.

 

Women who had the longest average working hours per day were ‘device machine operators and assembly workers’ with 8.5 hours, and followed ‘technical workers and related technology workers’ with 8.3 hours. Besides ‘service workers’ (7.4 hours), ‘simple labor workers’ (7.7 hours), and ‘experts and related field workers’ (7.9), most occupations’ average working hours per day were over 8 hours.

 

Meanwhile, men’s average working hours per day were known to be over 8 hours in all occupations. In particular, men’s average working hours per day in ‘simple labor workers’, ‘service workers’, ‘device machine operators and assembly workers’ and ‘technical workers and related technology workers’ were all over 8.5 hours.

 

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[ 2017.02.08 ]