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Icelandic workers take the fewest sick days compared to other Nordic countries

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  • Working hard Icelanders seldomly call in sick, according to new statistics. Photo/Vilhelm Gunnarsson

According to new statistics Icelandic employees had the lowest rate of sick days off per year of the Nordic countries at just 1.7 percent, reports RÚV

Norwegian workers had the highest rate of claiming sick leave, with 3.5 percent. Finnish workers came second while Swedish employees took third place. 

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