Which day of the week is considered the weekend?
That depends in which part of the world you're in.
Much of the Western world holds the weekend over Saturday and Sunday, to coincide with the Christian day of rest (Sunday).
But in Israel the weekend is actually Friday and Saturday, to coincide with the Jewish day of rest (which is Friday evening to Saturday evening).
In Muslim countries, the weekend is only friday.
It is considered the "middle" of the week. The object is to get to the "weekend". Monday is considered the low day of the week. Saturday and Sunday are considered the best days as most people don't work those days. As Wednesday is considered hump day, from Wednesday is considered "downhill" from here to the weekend.
The week starts on Monday. Take for instance if you just got a new job and you boss told you to start work the first day of next week, he would be telling you to come to work on monday. Or you can look at it this way what do you consider the weekend? Saturday and Sunday. Right? If so how can your week start on Sunday if Sunday is considered part of your weekend?
Tuesday. It isn't the weekend. It isn't the start of the week. It isn't the middle of the week or the end of the week and doesn't have the end of the week in sight. More suicides happen on a Tuesday than any other day. Tuesday sucks. Monday is the beginning of the week and comes after the weekend break. Mondays you are refreshed. Wednesday is the middle of the week and therefore you are…
In some countries, it actually is a weekend. Friday and Saturday are the weekends in some countries, where Sunday is the first day of the week instead of Monday. Such as Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates. Some countries only have a one-day weekend and choose Friday as their one-day weekend, which makes Saturday the first day of their week. This is true in Kuwait and Iran.