The countries boast the most productive employees

The countries boast the most productive employees

The countries boast the most productive employees

Some countries work longer, faster, or more productively than others. Software company Redbooth compiled information from companies across the globe to compare how countries around the world get the job done.  

Priceonomics anonymized outcomes of hundreds of thousands of tasks created and completed in the past three years, selecting the top 40 countries with the most active Redbooth users from all types of industries. 

In general, employees in Peru complete tasks the speediest, while the United Arab Emirates’ workers take the longest to get the job done. Czech Republic employees complete the majority of work, while Russian workers leave the most to-dos unchecked. 

Chinese employees manage to balance speed and results to finish the most work in the shortest amount of time.  

Priceonomics, however, emphasized that whilst the study is based on millions of tasks worked on around the world, “there are billions more that get completed on- and off-line each year”. The numbers therefore should be regarded as just a mere peek into the working styles of different countries in the world.  

Here are the top five countries for each indicator:

How long does it take to finish a task (in number of days)?  

o    Peru, 10.2 days
o    Sweden, 13 days
o    Indonesia, 13.3 days
o    China, 13.4 days
o    Chile, 13.7
Who works the fastest (percent of task completed within seven days of creation)?

o    Peru, 64%
o    Indonesia, 57%
o    Chile, 56%
o    China, 55%
o    Sweden, 55%
Who is the slowest?

o    United Arab Emirates, 33%
o    Denmark, 41%
o    Brazil, 42%
o    Belgium, 43%
o    Portugal, 43%

Who finishes the most work (percentage of tasks completed)?
o    Czech Republic, 84.5%
o    Finland, 84.4%
o    China, 81.3%
o    Israel, 80.7%
o    Turkey, 79.3%
Who finishes the least work?
o    Russia, 59.3%
o    India, 60.4%
o    Philippines, 60.7%
o    Peru, 62.4%
o    Germany, 63%

According to the Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development, Germany and Denmark have the shortest workweeks at 26.2 hours and 27.1 hours, respectively. 

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