Duration of holidays around the world

In Russia compulsory leave is 28 calendar days (ie 20 working) holidays announced a further 14 days in a year. It turns out that, in addition to the weekend, the average resident of Russia rests for 34 days (and those with long working hours, are entitled to additional leave - three days). How much rest abroad? We tell!

Austria

Duration of holidays around the world

In this period of leave can expect a five-day working week, a six-day vacation lasts for 30 days. And after 25 years of work in the same place increases by five more.

Greece

Duration of holidays around the world

Greek pace of life is so leisurely and relaxed, that the Greeks sometimes accused of laziness. However, it is not deserved. Leave them less than in many other European countries: a five-day working week - 20 days, with a six-day - 24.

Finland

Duration of holidays around the world

duration of the leave ordinary worker in Finland depends on seniority. According to the law, if he works less than one year, for every month he earns two days of leave. A year later, the rate increases to two and a half days.

Spain

Duration of holidays around the world

Get instead of leave compensation will not work. In Spain, it is prohibited by labor legislation. It also prohibits the transfer to the next holiday year. Did not want to rest on time - your problems. Neotgulyannye burn days.

United Kingdom

Duration of holidays around the world

UK residents know their value and in employment is required to ask not only about the salary, but also about the duration of the holiday in the company. Minimum paid leave of 28 working days. But there are still eight days of official holidays. The trick is that the employer has the right not to add holidays to the release, and include them in it. So, someone has a rest 36 days per year (in addition to the weekend), and someone - 28. And there was no violation of the law!

France

Duration of holidays around the world

In the calculation of vacation in France is taken into account, how many hours per week the employee works. Employees who have chosen the 39-hour work week instead of the standard 35-hour, rely two additional weeks of vacation.

Lithuania

Duration of holidays around the world

Since July 1, 2017 came into force the new Labor Code in the country. Now one part of the leave should not be less than ten working days. The remaining ten can take whatever you like - at least for one day. And 20 days - the minimum period of leave from those who are working five days a week. Those who work six days a week, holidays more - 24 working days.

Residents of Lithuania, who has behind him a large experience, the changes only benefit. Now, after ten years of continuous service employee in addition to the release, there are three working days instead of three calendar. And every five years to come - even one working day.

Denmark

Duration of holidays around the world

for each month worked the employee is entitled to 2, 08 days of vacation. Total for the year is incident 25 days. Five of them can not take entirely, and to share one day. For example, five weeks in a row do not work on Mondays.

Japan

Duration of holidays around the world

Despite the fact that the law set the minimum length of the holiday, workaholics-Japanese rarely adhere to it. Rest is considered bad form. More often than not leave the Japanese lasts five to six days. A flaw in a dream locals make up for the entire year. The only reason that can cause the Japanese to relax - a national holiday.

Italy

Duration of holidays around the world

In August, in the life of Italians comes complete calm. The first holidaymakers flock to the beaches early in the month, and August 15, which marks the national holiday Ferragosto, begins an official holiday period. At this time the town is literally dying out. It does not work even factory! And on the doors of shops and restaurants is common label: "Closed for the holidays."

Australia

Duration of holidays around the world

Length holiday in Australia is the same as in Russia. But the holidays less. In addition, each state has its own holidays, even nationwide often celebrated on different days.

Argentina

Duration of holidays around the world

According to the number of holidays Argentina occupies a leading position. In this case, if a holiday falls on a weekend, it is transferred to the next working day. Perhaps as a sign of compensation for a large number of public holidays vacation in the country we decided to make a short. However, ten days it lasts only if the length of service in one place is less than five years. After this period the leave is extended to 15 days, after 10 years - up to 20 days, and 20 - 25.

Germany

Duration of holidays around the world

According to German law, each employee is entitled to leave of 20 working days at the five-day working week and 24 - a six-day. It is an iron a minimum. But employers often do in this supplement. On average, employees removed 25-29 days a year to ensure that rest.

Number of events depends on the area. The legislation states that the weekend announcement is the responsibility of the land. The exception is the Day of German Unity, which falls on October 3rd. Eight more festivals celebrated in all 16 lands. Further - where both. For example, the Bavarian residents celebrate Day of the Holy Epiphany, Corpus Christi and Day of the Reformation, and the inhabitants of Thuringia - just Reformation Day.

Netherlands

Duration of holidays around the world

Netherlands residents do not prepare in advance for the holidays and the funeral: every year in this country under the output is given one day for the funeral of the royal family. If no one has died, it is added to the release. By the way, the Day of the King (or Queen, depending on who is on the throne at the moment) - the only holiday that is transferred, if falls on a weekend.

South Korea

Duration of holidays around the world

As in many other Asian countries, South Korea made a lot of work. But the rest is not accepted. Little vacation and he is crushed. Leave of 20 working days, as in Russia, according to Korean standards unimaginable luxury. Hurt in South Korea is also not accepted. Sickness only one day allowed to skip a month, and that due to holidays. The hospital is paid only if the person was in the hospital.

Israel

Duration of holidays around the world

From 1 January 2017 the minimum duration of holidays rose from 10 to 12 days. This is the first increase since 1951. 12 vacation days will now get employees who have worked in the company's five-day working week for at least five years. A six-day working week and length of service of at least five years duration of the holiday is 16 days. Having worked in the company for five years, the employee can rely on the fact that every year his leave will be increased by one or two days.

Singapore

Duration of holidays around the world

In the first year there is no point in waiting for leave of more than seven working days. Then, each year an employee is added to one day, until there is a 14. The Russian left to wonder how in such a non continuous vacation of Singapore residents manage to have spent not on all days. However, you can not do very much in the country of fines - official and otherwise.

China

Duration of holidays around the world

During the first ten years of leave is five days, then ten, and after 20 years - 15. But even such a short holiday, many Chinese refuse to make extra money. Rest, as well as the Japanese, during the holidays, many of which last for several days.

India

Duration of holidays around the world

Status public holidays are Republic Day, Independence Day and the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi. Others are regional. Therefore, the total number of holidays depends on the state.

Mexico

Duration of holidays around the world

The holiday duration is strongly dependent on seniority. Beginners are not lucky. They were put to rest, only six days. After four years in one company increases duration of the leave for two weeks, after five years of service - for every five years to add another two days.

USA

Duration of holidays around the world

United States - one of the few countries where a holiday is treated as a privilege, thanks to the law of the Fair Labor Standards Act in 1938. It regulates the maximum number of working hours per week, working overtime, minimum wage, but made no mention of paid leave.

Therefore, the law is not made Americans leave. The decision on the duration and payment take employers themselves. But even those Americans at companies that have paid vacation, take it easy. The principle of work culture is such that people are afraid to relax, because they can get a brand loafers. Attempts to change the situation are taken for years, but has been waning.