Live to Work. World Paid Vacation Viz.

March 30, 2018

A detailed look at paid vacation days around the world.  The data here is the total of two element, 1- paid vacation days, and 2- paid public holidays.  Explore the interactive map below to see if you belong to the work-to-live, or live-to-work population.  


As a Canadian with European roots; I have always been fascinated with this social benefit.  Why do Canadians fall on the low end of the paid vacation scale?  Why doesn't Canada follow more closely with European cousins, or similar climate regions like the Scandinavian countries?  I guess we like to work a lot ;-).


Image 1: 20+ Paid Vacation Countries


Interactive Map 

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