3) WIESBADEN – In Germany, people employed full-time worked 40.5 hours on average in 2015. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that the average number of usual weekly working hours of both part-time and full-time employees has risen by a half hour in the past 20 years. The working hours of part-time workers varied more during that period. From 1996 bis 2005 they first dropped by somewhat more than an hour to the lowest level to date (17.7 hours per week). Then the average weekly working hours of part-time employees increased by 1.6 hours per week to stand at 19.3 hours in 2015.