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Cross-Cultural Quiz

Who is Working the Most Hours?

 

According to a report from Organisation for Economic Co-operation & Development (OECD), of the following 20 countries 10 are the busiest in the world and 10 are the least busy (in terms of both working hours and time spent on household chores.)

Do you know which category each of the following countries falls into?

  • Austria
  • Belgium 
  • Canada
  • China
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Mexico
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Portugal
  • Slovenia
  • South Africa
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
     

For bonus points, can you put them into ranking order?

 

   

Answer key

Most Busy Countries (in ranking order)

1. Mexico
2. Japan
3. Portugal
4. Canada
5. Estonia
6. Austria
7. China
8. New Zealand
9. United States
10. Slovenia

Least Busy Countries (in ranking order)

1. Belgium
2. Denmark
3. Germany
4. South Africa
5. France
6. Netherlands
7. Finland
8. Norway
9. UK
10. Italy