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Cyprus: Third highest rate of people working long hours in EU

In Cyprus, 9.7% of the workforce (7% in the EU) worked long hours (49h or more per week) in their main job in 2022, which was the third highest percentage among all member states.

According to Eurostat, long working hours were more common among skilled agricultural, forestry and fishery workers (28% of total skilled agricultural, forestry and fishery workers), and managers (24%), compared with any other major occupational group (all with less than 8%).

Across the EU, Greece had the highest share of employees working long hours (12.6%), followed by France (10.2%) and Cyprus (9.7%).

Meanwhile, the lowest rates were recorded in Bulgaria (0.7%), Lithuania (0.8%) and Latvia (1.3%).

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