India is so tired and so overworked

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2016%2f12%2f19%2fe2%2fdp.7e81dBy Sohini Mitter2017-02-24 13:39:11 UTC

We told you that our lack of sleep is costing the world billions of dollars. We also told you that Gen-Z might be the most hardworking people ever. 

Now it's time to put the spotlight on India — a country of 1.3 billion people with 65% below the age of 35. 

In short: India is tired, overworked, sleep-starved and vacation-deprived. Here are 5 stats that show India needs to up its work-like balance game: 

1. Almost a quarter (22%) of Indians are concerned about being tired. That is their biggest concern, this report says.

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2. Indian millennials reportedly spend 52 hours a week at work, the highest in the world. The average for the US is 45 and the UK is 41. 

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3. An average employee works around 2,195 hours every year, more than those in most countries. 

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4. In big cities like Mumbai, some spend up to 8 hours a day commuting to-and-from work.

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5. India is the 4th most vacation-deprived country in the world, as this study reveals.

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Seriously India, just take a break!

Topics: Business, Conversations, employee, Health & , human resources, indians, Jobs, millennials, Watercooler, Work & Play, workplace, workplace-cuture


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