Average American worked a 45-hour week in 2007

Every year Harris Poll has been asking Americans how many hours they spend at work.

How many hours do you spend at work?
Year  Hours
2007 45
2004 50
2003 49
2002 47
2001 50
2000 50
1999 50
1998 50
1997 51
1995 51
1994 51
1993 50
1989 49
1987 47
1984 47
1980 47
1975 43
1973 41
Source: Harris poll