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Countries that work the most and their satisfaction rates

“Men and women are increasingly pressed for time and, as a result, struggle to meet their work and family responsibilities.”

So stated a June 2014 White House report entitled Nine Facts About American Families and Work. The report revealed that 46% of working Americans said their job demands interfered with their family life “sometimes or often,” a figure that increased from 41% in 2002.

Amy-Mae Elliot of Mashable took a look at some statistics from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)’s Better Life Index, which looks at the amount of hours people in countries across the world work in a year and, in contrast, the “life satisfaction” percentage of those countries.

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