The average workweek for all employees on private nonfarm payrolls was unchanged at 34.7 hours in December of 2021, below market estimates of 34.8. In manufacturing, the average workweek edged down by 0.1 hour to 40.3 hours, and overtime edged down by 0.1 hour to 3.2 hours. The average workweek for production and nonsupervisory employees on private nonfarm payrolls edged up by 0.1 hour to 34.2 hours. source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Average Weekly Hours in the United States averaged 34.39 Hours from 2006 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 35 Hours in January of 2021 and a record low of 33.70 Hours in June of 2009. This page provides - United States Average Weekly Hours - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United States Average Weekly Hours - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2022.
Average Weekly Hours in the United States is expected to be 34.80 Hours by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the United States Average Weekly Hours is projected to trend around 35.00 Hours in 2023 and 34.40 Hours in 2024, according to our econometric models.