GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Statistics About The Average Pto And Sick Days

With sources from: bmas.de, cepr.net, shrm.org, canada.ca and many more

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The average number of sick days used by U.S. employees per year is about 5.

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Workers in the northeastern US receive the highest amount of PTO at an average of 14 days per year.

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Legal services professions have the most PTO, with workers there receiving an average of 13 days off.

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U.S. employers offered an average of 11 paid holidays in 2020.

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73% of US workers receive both paid holidays and PTO.

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67% of employers allow employees to roll over some or all unused PTO days.

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UK employees are entitled to 28 total working days (5.6 weeks) of paid holiday per year.

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Canadian employees are entitled to a minimum of 10 days of paid vacation after one year of employment.

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In France, an employee accumulates 2.5 working days of paid leave per month.

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In Germany, an employee is entitled to a minimum of 24 working days of paid holiday per year.

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Around one-third (32%) of Americans plan to use their PTO days for vacation.

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Employees value paid time off, 63% of employees surveyed said that receiving paid time off from work is very important to them.

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Based on global data, workers in the U.S. get fewer vacation days (combined legal holidays and annual leave) than counterparts in most other developed countries.

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In this post, we explore key statistics related to paid time off (PTO) and sick days taken by employees in various countries. From the average number of sick days used by U.S. workers to the amount of PTO received in different regions and industries, the data sheds light on the importance of work-life balance and paid leave policies across the globe.

Statistic 1

"The average number of sick days used by U.S. employees per year is about 5."

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"Workers in the northeastern US receive the highest amount of PTO at an average of 14 days per year."

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"Legal services professions have the most PTO, with workers there receiving an average of 13 days off."

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"U.S. employers offered an average of 11 paid holidays in 2020."

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"73% of US workers receive both paid holidays and PTO."

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"67% of employers allow employees to roll over some or all unused PTO days."

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"UK employees are entitled to 28 total working days (5.6 weeks) of paid holiday per year."

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"Canadian employees are entitled to a minimum of 10 days of paid vacation after one year of employment."

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"In France, an employee accumulates 2.5 working days of paid leave per month."

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"In Germany, an employee is entitled to a minimum of 24 working days of paid holiday per year."

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"Around one-third (32%) of Americans plan to use their PTO days for vacation."

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"Employees value paid time off, 63% of employees surveyed said that receiving paid time off from work is very important to them."

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"Based on global data, workers in the U.S. get fewer vacation days (combined legal holidays and annual leave) than counterparts in most other developed countries."

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Interpretation

In summary, U.S. employees use an average of 5 sick days per year, receive 14 PTO days in the northeastern region, and are offered 11 paid holidays. Legal services workers have the most PTO, with an average of 13 days off. Most U.S. workers receive both paid holidays and PTO, and many can roll over unused PTO days. Comparing to other developed countries, U.S. workers generally have fewer vacation days. Employees value paid time off as shown by survey results, with a majority considering it very important.

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