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% of paid for working time of total time

In Per Working year Time

Assume work 38 hours per week for 46 weeks. 52 week less 4 weeks annual leave and 2 weeks public holidays. = 1748 Hours

Divided by 365 days times 24 hours (8,760 hours) gives 20%

Awake Time

of awake hours, 365 days times 16 hours (5,840 hours) gives 30%

Lifetime % of Paid Time

average life expectancy in Australia was 82.75 years in 2018

that equates to 724,890 hours

assuming a working career of 45 years. 20 to 65

using the above annual working paid hours of 1,748 that equates to a paid working life of 78,660 hours.

which is 11% of total life hours.

Summary 11%

the average “fully employed” person in Australia only gets paid for 11% of their time.

89% of their time is not paid for.

working_time_of_total_time.txt · Last modified: 2021/02/14 13:21 by geoff