Number Of Paid Vacation Days By Country [Infographic]


Number Of Paid Vacation Days By Country [Infographic]

If you’re a fully-employed American reading this right now, I’d advise you to quickly go to another page, perhaps a YouTube video of a mother cat hugging a baby kitten. Above is a chart of the the top 13 countries in the world ranked by number of paid vacation days they have per year (including bank holidays). And no, the U.S. isn’t even close to this. Below are the countries by rank.

1. Brazil: 41

1. Lithuania: 41

2. Finland: 40

2. France: 40

2. Russia: 40

3. Austria: 38

3. Malta: 38

4. Greece: 37

5. Japan: 36

5. Poland: 36

5. Spain: 36

5. Sweden: 36

5. United Kingdom: 36

[Data via Mercer]


Published on November 02, 2011