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Group of 7 countries (G7) Compared by Labor > Rigidity of employment index > 0=less rigid to 100=more rigid

DEFINITION: The rigidity of employment index measures the regulation of employment, specifically the hiring and firing of workers and the rigidity of working hours. This index is the average of three subindexes: a difficulty of hiring index, a rigidity of hours index, and a difficulty of firing index. The index ranges from 0 to 100, with higher values indicating more rigid regulations.".

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 France 52 2009
2 Germany 42 2009
3 Italy 38 2009
4 Japan 16 2009
5 United Kingdom 10 2009
6 Canada 4 2009
7 United States 0.0 2009

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Group of 7 countries (G7) Compared by Labor > Rigidity of employment index > 0=less rigid to 100=more rigid

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Interesting observations about Labor > Rigidity of employment index > 0=less rigid to 100=more rigid

  • Bolivia ranked first for rigidity of employment index > 0=less rigid to 100=more rigid amongst Hot countries in 2009.
  • Niger ranked first for rigidity of employment index > 0=less rigid to 100=more rigid amongst Muslim countries in 2009.
  • Tanzania ranked first for rigidity of employment index > 0=less rigid to 100=more rigid amongst Former British colonies in 2009.
  • Morocco ranked first for rigidity of employment index > 0=less rigid to 100=more rigid amongst Heavily indebted countries in 2009.
  • Venezuela ranked second for rigidity of employment index > 0=less rigid to 100=more rigid amongst Christian countries in 2009.
  • Luxembourg ranked first for rigidity of employment index > 0=less rigid to 100=more rigid amongst Europe in 2009.
  • Indonesia ranked first for rigidity of employment index > 0=less rigid to 100=more rigid amongst East Asia and Pacific in 2009.
  • United States ranked last for rigidity of employment index > 0=less rigid to 100=more rigid amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2009.
  • France ranked third for rigidity of employment index > 0=less rigid to 100=more rigid amongst European Union in 2009.
  • Romania ranked first for rigidity of employment index > 0=less rigid to 100=more rigid amongst Religious countries in 2009.
  • Brazil ranked #4 for rigidity of employment index > 0=less rigid to 100=more rigid amongst Emerging markets in 2009.
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