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Just how flexible is working in the UK?

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Flex Rating: 7/10

The average number of hours worked in a week:

35 hrs

The average number of hours worked above those contracted:

6 hrs

The average number of days worked from home:

0.6 days

The average commute lasts:

34 mins

Flex Rating: 6.6/10

The average number of hours worked in a week:

35 hrs

The average number of hours worked above those contracted:

4.3 hrs

The average number of days worked from home:

0.6 days

The average commute lasts:

31 mins

Read more about flexible working in the East of England

Flex Rating: 6.9/10

The average number of hours worked in a week:

35 hrs

The average number of hours worked above those contracted:

5.8 hrs

The average number of days worked from home:

0.7 days

The average commute lasts:

33 mins

Read more about flexible working in the East Midlands

Flex Rating: 6.8/10

The average number of hours worked in a week:

37 hrs

The average number of hours worked above those contracted:

6.5 hrs

The average number of days worked from home:

0.7 days

The average commute lasts:

41 mins

Read more about flexible working in London

Flex Rating: 6.9/10

The average number of hours worked in a week:

34 hrs

The average number of hours worked above those contracted:

4.8 hrs

The average number of days worked from home:

0.7 days

The average commute lasts:

28 mins

Read more about flexible working in the North East

Flex Rating: 6.7/10

The average number of hours worked in a week:

35 hrs

The average number of hours worked above those contracted:

3.2 hrs

The average number of days worked from home:

0.4 days

The average commute lasts:

23 mins

Read more about flexible working in Northern Ireland

Flex Rating: 6.4/10

The average number of hours worked in a week:

35 hrs

The average number of hours worked above those contracted:

6.7 hrs

The average number of days worked from home:

0.6 days

The average commute lasts:

33 mins

Read more about flexible working in the North West

Flex Rating: 7.2/10

The average number of hours worked in a week:

36 hrs

The average number of hours worked above those contracted:

6.8 hrs

The average number of days worked from home:

0.4 days

The average commute lasts:

35 mins

Read more about flexible working in Scotland

Flex Rating: 7.1/10

The average number of hours worked in a week:

34 hrs

The average number of hours worked above those contracted:

3.2 hrs

The average number of days worked from home:

0.5 days

The average commute lasts:

31 mins

Read more about flexible working in the South West

Flex Rating: 6.3/10

The average number of hours worked in a week:

36 hrs

The average number of hours worked above those contracted:

6.3 hrs

The average number of days worked from home:

0.5 days

The average commute lasts:

38 mins

Read more about flexible working in the South East

Flex Rating: 6.8/10

The average number of hours worked in a week:

36 hrs

The average number of hours worked above those contracted:

4.4 hrs

The average number of days worked from home:

0.7 days

The average commute lasts:

27 mins

Read more about flexible working in Wales

Flex Rating: 6.6/10

The average number of hours worked in a week:

36 hrs

The average number of hours worked above those contracted:

4.9 hrs

The average number of days worked from home:

0.8 days

The average commute lasts:

32 mins

Read more about flexible working in the West Midlands

Flex Rating: 6.7/10

The average number of hours worked in a week:

33 hrs

The average number of hours worked above those contracted:

5.1 hrs

The average number of days worked from home:

0.4 days

The average commute lasts:

32 mins

Read more about flexible working in Yorkshire and the Humber

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Scotland

Flex Rating: 7.2/10

The average number of hours worked in a week:

36 hrs

The average number of hours worked above those contracted:

6.8 hrs

The average number of days worked from home:

0.4 days

The average commute lasts:

35 mins

North East

Flex Rating: 6.9/10

The average number of hours worked in a week:

34 hrs

The average number of hours worked above those contracted:

4.8 hrs

The average number of days worked from home:

0.7 days

The average commute lasts:

28 mins

Yorkshire and the Humber

Flex Rating: 6.7/10

The average number of hours worked in a week:

33 hrs

The average number of hours worked above those contracted:

5.1 hrs

The average number of days worked from home:

0.4 days

The average commute lasts:

32 mins

East Midlands

Flex Rating: 6.9/10

The average number of hours worked in a week:

35 hrs

The average number of hours worked above those contracted:

5.8 hrs

The average number of days worked from home:

0.7 days

The average commute lasts:

33 mins

East of England

Flex Rating: 6.6/10

The average number of hours worked in a week:

35hrs

The average number of hours worked above those contracted:

4.3 hrs

The average number of days worked from home:

0.6 days

The average commute lasts:

31 mins

London

Flex Rating: 6.8/10

The average number of hours worked in a week:

37 hrs

The average number of hours worked above those contracted:

6.5 hrs

The average number of days worked from home:

0.7 days

The average commute lasts:

41 mins

South East

Flex Rating: 6.3/10

The average number of hours worked in a week:

36 hrs

The average number of hours worked above those contracted:

6.3hrs

The average number of days worked from home:

0.5 days

The average commute lasts:

38 mins

South West

Flex Rating: 7.1/10

The average number of hours worked in a week:

34 hrs

The average number of hours worked above those contracted:

3.2 hrs

The average number of days worked from home:

0.5 days

The average commute lasts:

31 mins

Wales

Flex Rating: 6.8/10

The average number of hours worked in a week:

36 hrs

The average number of hours worked above those contracted:

4.4 hrs

The average number of days worked from home:

0.7 days

The average commute lasts:

27 mins

West Midlands

Flex Rating: 6.6/10

The average number of hours worked in a week:

36 hrs

The average number of hours worked above those contracted:

4.9 hrs

The average number of days worked from home:

0.8 days

The average commute lasts:

32 mins

North West

Flex Rating: 6.4/10

The average number of hours worked in a week:

35 hrs

The average number of hours worked above those contracted:

6.7 hrs

The average number of days worked from home:

0.6 days

The average commute lasts:

33 mins

Northern Ireland

Flex Rating: 6.7/10

The average number of hours worked in a week:

35 hrs

The average number of hours worked above those contracted:

3.2 hrs

The average number of days worked from home:

0.4 days

The average commute lasts:

23 mins

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All statistics are based on a flexible working survey of 1,069 UK office workers aged 18+, conducted by PageGroup via YouGov Plc. in July 2017.