Dubai sure works some long hours
Dubai has some of the longest working hours of any city anywhere in the world.
Yes, a recent study looked at the average number of hours people spend working per year and per city. Dubai ranked among the top ten, along with the likes of Manilla, Istanbul and Seoul.
The study was put together by banking firm UBS, which officially unveiled that Mumbai is officially the hardest-working city – where people work on average 3, 314 hours each.
Dubai came in at the number five spot, with workers in the Emirate pulling an average of 2,223 hours each year.
Here's the whole list:
Mumbai, India – 3,314.7
Hanoi, Vietnam, – 2,691.4
Mexico City, Mexico – 2,622.1
New Delhi, India – 2,511.4
Bogota, Colombia – 2,357.8
Dubai, UAE – 2,323.0
Istanbul, Turkey – 2,318.6
Seoul, South Korea – 2,307.2
Manila, Philippines – 2,288.8
Nairobi, Kenya – 2,285.4
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