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Singapore is 3rd most sleep-deprived city

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Here’s another reason why you should let your staff sleep during working hours.

According to recent data by Jawbone, Singaporeans are sleeping an average of six hours and 32 minutes daily, making it the third most sleep-deprived city in the world.

Jawbone’s study tracked sleeping patterns of people wearing UP, the company’s digitised wristbrands, worldwide from June 2013 to June 2014.

Also read: Singaporeans losing sleep over work woes

Tokyo, Japan was the city found to sleep the least, with residents sleeping an average of five hours and 44 minutes per night.

“Dubai has the most leisurely sleep schedule, with 10% of users still asleep by 11am,” the report stated.

Residents of Melbourne, Australia were titled as people who get the most sleep, with an average of six hours and 58 minutes.

Their counterparts in Brisbane were also found to be early risers, with a majority getting up at 6:29 am every morning.

“The movement and sleep patterns of a city tell an amazing story about its culture and people,” the report said.

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