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10 Cities With Longest Working Weeks
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Published: Jun 6, 2016

The annual study by finance giant UBS took data from 71 countries about weekly wages, hours and holiday entitlement as well as information such as prices of local goods and services.

They used workers in 15 different professions from hospital nurse to banker and used case studies of different ages, family circumstances and education levels to get an average. Here are 10 cities longest working weeks.

10. Bogota: 40.30 hours

Source: nytimes.com
Source: nytimes.com

9. Jakarta: 40.42 hours

Source: shipchandlerjakarta.com
Source: shipchandlerjakarta.com

8. Taipei: 41.17 hours

Source: text100.com
Source: text100.com

7. Nairobi: 42 hours

Source: citibusinessnews.com
Source: citibusinessnews.com

6. Dubai: 42.03 hours

Source: travelandleisure.com
Source: travelandleisure.com

5. Bangkok: 42.13 hours

Source: bangkok.peninsula.com
Source: bangkok.peninsula.com

4. New Delhi: 42.57 hours

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3. Mexico City: 43.48 hours

Source: mcquilling.com
Source: mcquilling.com

2. Mumbai: 43.78 hours

Source: gonomad.com
Source: gonomad.com

1. Hong Kong: 50.11 hours

Source: expedia.co.uk
Source: expedia.co.uk