Minimum Required Vacation Time Around the World

Feeling overworked and in need of a vacation? For those of us living in the U.S.,  this is a real “eye-opener!”
Check out the countries below to see where your country rates in terms of vacation days

Minimum Required Vacation Time

  • Germany & Finland
  • Norway, Sweden & France
  • Most of Europe & Australia
  • Colombia & New Zealand
  • Canada & Japan
  • Hong Kong, Singapore & Mexico
  • China & U.S.*

*Dutifully working ourselves into an early grave.

Source: Marie Claire Magazine 2007

6 weeks
5 weeks
4 weeks
3 weeks
2 Weeks
1 Week
0 Days

Average Number of Vacation Days Around the World

  • Italy
  • France
  • Germany
  • Brazil
  • United Kingdom
  • Canada
  • Japan
  • Korea
  • United States

*No wonder the Italians won a World Cup!

Source: World Tourism Organization 2007

42 days*
37 days
35 days
34 days
28 days
26 days
25 days
25 days
13 days

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