According to ILO data, the average worker across the globe will spend 40 hours a week at their place of work. However, the data also reveals this can vary greatly between nations and continents.
South Africa is just one of the African countries that appear in the data, see below the full list of African countries and where they place in the list of hardest-working countries.
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Africa’s working week averages out as 41 hours, which is more than the working weeks of over half of the countries included in the data.