With data gathered from the World Policy Analysis Center, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and Globalization Partners, our interactive map shows which countries have the most days leave. To compare different types of time off around the world, use the buttons and toggles on the left of the map or in the filters drop-down if on a mobile device.
Select the type of leave compensation you wish to view, paid, unpaid or a combination of the two (All).
Select the legal gender of the person you wish to view leave for.
Load the leave-type dataset range you wish to view.
Hover over any country to see the number of days leave for the range selected.
All leave numbers shown are in days.
The maximum amount of time off, whether paid or unpaid, within a year across public holidays, vacation leave, sick leave, paternity/maternity leave and parental leave.
Time off, whether paid or unpaid, for either or both parents of a newborn child, independent of maternity/paternity leave.
Time off, whether paid or unpaid, for either or both parents of a newborn child, independent of parental leave.
Maximum time off from work, whether paid or unpaid, including long-term illness.
Time off, whether paid or unpaid, for public holidays within a year.
Paid time off from work within a year.