Female millennials make the hardest workers

Female millennials work hardest
Female millennials work hardest

Women in full and part time work in London, Scotland and the North West are on average working the most hours in the UK while female millennials are the hardest workers.

This is according to new analysis by blow LTD which found that the number of women in employment hit a record 14.6 million at the end of 2015.

The research also highlighted those working women aged 22 – 29 (the ‘millennial’ generation) are on average working 1,692 hours a year (136 hours or roughly 18 typical working days more than the rest of the female workforce). Women in work aged 30 – 39 complete on average 1,631 hours a year (75 hours or 10 typical working days more than the rest of the UK). Those women in work aged between 40 and 49 clock in an average 1,515 hours a year – 42 hours or roughly six days a year less than the average UK working woman.

Highlights from the research include:

  • Women in work in London complete on average 1,631 hours a year (75 hours or ten typical working days more than the rest of the UK’s female workforce)
  • Scottish female workers complete on average 1,626 hours a year (70 more than the rest of the UK)
  • Working women in the North West were the third hardest workers with 1,570 hours a year, representing 14 hours more than the rest of the UK
  • Working women aged 22 – 29 (the ‘millennial’ generation) are on average working 1,692 hours a year (136 hours or roughly 18 typical working days more than the rest of the female workforce)
  • Women in work aged 30 – 39 complete on average 1,631 hours a year (75 hours or 10 typical working days more than the rest of the UK).
  • Those women in work aged between 40 and 49 clock in an average 1,515 hours a year – 42 hours or roughly six days a year less than the average UK working woman.