No Time to Play

Americans are awarded, on average, 14 days of vacation per year but use only 12.2 of them, one survey found. How they feel about that:

"I wish I could take more of the paid vacation days I have available."

Neither agree nor disagree: 15.5%

Don't know: 4.7%

Disagree: 18.3%

Agree: 61.3%

"I'm too busy to take a vacation."

Neither agree nor disagree: 6.0%

Don't know: 1.0%

Disagree: 48.5%

Agree: 44.5%


Figures do not add up to 100% because of rounding.

Source: Phone survey of 544 U.S. adults 18 or over, employed full time.

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