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Slovaks work long hours

ACCORDING TO data from Eurostat, the European statistics bureau, Slovaks enjoy one of the longest workweeks in Europe.

While Czechs work 43 hours a week, the longest workweek in the EU, the average Slovak puts in 41 hours. The average EU citizen works 37.9 hours.

The Dutch spend the least time at work, a mere 31.4 hours according to the Eurostat data, or six hours a day on average compared to 8.5 hours in the Czech Republic.

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