Canadians love their jobs

By Staff | November 18, 2013 | Last updated on November 18, 2013
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Canadian workers are the most satisfied in the world, shows a survey by

Nearly two thirds (64%) of Canadian workers love or like their job a lot and 7% don’t like their current role.

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Canada’s younger workers are most likely to be unhappy at work, with 13% of those under the age of 25 confessing that they dislike their jobs and think they could do better.

The further workers progress in their careers the more likely they are to be happy with their jobs. The percentage of workers who say they like their job a lot increased with each age group questioned. Though 23% of 18 to 24 year-olds say they enjoy what they did for a living, this figure rose to 45% in 50 to 64 year-olds.

Money does buy happiness

The highest-paid Canadian workers are the most content with their employment, as the survey indicates 70% say they love or like their jobs a lot.

Mid-level earners were less hapy as a group, with 55% feeling content at work, and low earners were the least happy, with 44% saying they love or like their jobs a lot.

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Canadians are the most likely nation to say they either love their jobs or like them a lot, shows the survey’s worldwide results. The Netherlands were the next happiest nation at work with 57% saying they either love or like their employment, followed by India (55%), America (53%), the United Kingdom (46%), France (43%) and Germany (34%).

American respondents were the most likely to say they dislike their jobs, with 15% saying they didn’t like, or hated, their current role. This was followed by the UK (12%), Germany (10%), France (9%), Canada and the Netherlands (both at 7%) and India (5%).

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