English and Dutch get least public holidays per year
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UK gets least public holidays a year compared to Asia

UK gets only 8 public holidays a year, compared to Indonesia which gets 20. Thailand and Egypt enjoy a close second with 19. All in all, Asian countries enjoy the most public holidays compared to the rest of the world.

The least is the UK and Holland with only 8 public days a year.

The BBC's Mariko Oi reports.

  • 30 Aug 2010