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More hours actually worked in Q2 than Q1 2021

During the second quarter of 2021, employed people aged between 20-64 years in the EU worked 3.0% more hours in total in their main job when compared with the first quarter of 2021.

The largest increase in the volume of actual working hours was observed in Greece (+18.0%). In contrast, employed people in six Member States worked fewer hours in their main job during the second quarter of 2021; the decrease ranged between -0.2% (in Luxembourg) to -3.6% (in Belgium).

Eurostat, 15 November 2021