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Economy > Productivity > Labour productivity growth > GDP per hour worked: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: The output measures used for calculations are Gross Domestic Product estimates from OECD Annual National Accounts database, based on the 1993 System of National Accounts. Labour input measures used are estimates of the hours actually worked. They reflect regular hours worked by full-time and part-time workers, paid and unpaid overtime, hours worked in additional jobs and time not worked because of public holidays, annual paid leaves, strikes and labour disputes, bad weather, economic conditions and other reasons.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Slovakia 7.8% 1993
2 South Korea 5.4% 1993
3 Luxembourg 4.7% 1993
=4 Czech Republic 3.7% 1993
=4 Portugal 3.7% 1993
6 Ireland 2.8% 1993
7 Greece 2.7% 1993
8 Poland 2.6% 1993
9 Finland 2.5% 1993
10 United Kingdom 2.3% 1993
=11 Austria 2.1% 1993
=11 Mexico 2.1% 1993
13 New Zealand 2% 1993
14 Spain 1.8% 1993
High income OECD countries average (profile) 1.8% 1993
15 Australia 1.6% 1993
16 Japan 1.5% 1993
=17 United States 1.3% 1993
=17 Hungary 1.3% 1993
=17 France 1.3% 1993
20 Belgium 1.2% 1993
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 1.04% 1993
=21 Switzerland 0.9% 1993
=21 Netherlands 0.9% 1993
23 Germany 0.6% 1993
24 Canada 0.5% 1993
25 Italy -0.2% 1993
26 Sweden -0.6% 1993
27 Norway -1.2% 1993
28 Iceland -1.3% 1993
29 Denmark -2% 1993

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Economy > Productivity > Labour productivity growth > GDP per hour worked: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about Economy > Productivity > Labour productivity growth > GDP per hour worked

  • 27 of the bottom 29 countries by productivity > labour productivity growth > GDP per hour worked are High income OECD.
  • United Kingdom ranked first for productivity > labour productivity growth > GDP per hour worked amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 1993.
  • Slovakia ranked first for productivity > labour productivity growth > GDP per hour worked amongst European Union in 1993.
  • Italy ranked last for productivity > labour productivity growth > GDP per hour worked amongst Eurozone in 1993.
  • 10 of the bottom 11 countries by productivity > labour productivity growth > GDP per hour worked are European.
  • United States ranked second last for productivity > labour productivity growth > GDP per hour worked amongst English speaking countries in 1993.
  • Canada ranked second last for productivity > labour productivity growth > GDP per hour worked amongst Non-religious countries in 1993.
  • Germany ranked 6th last for productivity > labour productivity growth > GDP per hour worked amongst NATO countries in 1993.
  • 23 of the top 29 countries by productivity > labour productivity growth > GDP per hour worked are Christian.
  • 10 of the bottom 12 countries by productivity > labour productivity growth > GDP per hour worked are Cold countries'.
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