These are the countries with the most paid vacation days in the world
Everyone dreams of having an eternal vacation with which to rest from the working day, enjoy trips, meetings with friends and, of course, to lie without limit on the couch. Well, the website Resume.io has analyzed the laws covering these breaks in 197 countries. around the world to reflect where in the world employees have the right to a greater amount of paid vacation.
In reviewing these legislations, governmental bodies such as the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) or the International Labor Organization have been taken into account. In addition, the labor regulations of each country.
Ranking the countries in terms of paid vacation days offered by the company as well as public holidays offered by the government, the results of the study concluded that it is, above all, the Asian countries that enjoy the highest amount of paid vacations.
Iran, the country with the most paid vacations
Specifically, Iran is the country with the highest number of paid rest days (53 in total).. While countries such as the United States attract attention, as it is among the last positions by having paid vacations and only 10 paid public holidays. Micronesia is the country with the lowest total number of paid days (9).
In comparison with Spain, this number is quite far behind, as paid leave in the Spanish territory are 36 in total14 authorized by the company and 22 corresponding to holidays. According to Spanish legislation and with the purpose of defending workers’ rights, the number of paid vacations may increase, but never decrease from 30 calendar days. In this way, Spain does not fare badly at all, occupying 41st out of 197 countries analyzed.
Asia and Africa in the lead
The rest of the table is also striking, the ten countries with the most paid vacations are.Iran (53), San Marino (46), Yemen (45), Andorra (44), Bhutan (44), Bahrain (44), Togo (43), Niger (43), Madagascar (43) and Kuwait (42). There are eight African and Asian countries in this ranking, while only two are European. The other continents are not represented among the countries with the most days paid.
The other side of the table is also interesting, as among them are countries such as the USA, Mexico or China. The ten countries with the least paid leave are.: Micronesia (9), Nauru (10), United States (10), Palau (12), Kiribati (13), Mexico (14), China (16), Lebanon (17), Philippines (17) and Nigeria (17 days).