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41% of Americans took 0 days off last year

Posted at 10:59 AM, Jan 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-19 11:59:44-05

There's a pretty good chance you didn't take a single day of vacation last year. At least that's what a new study from Skift says.

Their data shows that 41% of Americans reported taking zero days off during 2015.

Skift says that's almost the same amount of people who didn't take vacation in 2014, as well. 

It doesn't get much better as you go up, either. Only 17% of respondents said they took less than five days off. On the other end, about 13% of people said they took more than 20 days off in 2015. 

Skift says this data comes amidst a struggle to balance work and life. They say it's led to some companies giving, especially in the tech industry, to give unlimited vacation days to their employees. 

The study also showed that women worked more than men in 2015 and rural areas were less likely to take vacation.

You can read the full report here. 

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