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Labor > Trade union membership: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Union members as % of all employees. Figures are for 2000.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Sweden 82% 2000
=2 Denmark 76% 2000
=2 Finland 76% 2000
4 Norway 57% 2000
5 Belgium 53% 2000
6 Ireland 45% 2000
7 Austria 37% 2000
8 Italy 35% 2000
9 Canada 30% 2000
10 United Kingdom 29% 2000
11 Germany 26% 2000
=12 Australia 25% 2000
=12 Netherlands 25% 2000
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 23.43% 2000
=14 New Zealand 22% 2000
=14 Japan 22% 2000
=14 Switzerland 22% 2000
17 United States 13% 2000
18 France 9% 2000

Citation

Labor > Trade union membership: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about Labor > Trade union membership

  • All of the top 9 countries by trade union membership are Christian.
  • United States ranked second last for trade union membership amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2000.
  • All of the bottom 18 countries by trade union membership are High income OECD.
  • All of the top 7 countries by trade union membership are European.
  • All of the top 4 countries by trade union membership are Cold countries'.
  • All of the top 3 countries by trade union membership are European Union.
  • France ranked last for trade union membership amongst Non-religious countries in 2000.
  • Ireland ranked first for trade union membership amongst English speaking countries in 2000.
  • Belgium ranked first for trade union membership amongst Western Europe in 2000.
  • Finland ranked first for trade union membership amongst Eurozone in 2000.
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