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Table 1. Output per hour, output, and hours


Table 1. Output per hour, output, and hours
         Manufacturing, 19 countries, 1979-2011
         Average annual compound rates of change

Country               Indicator                1979-2011  1979-1990  1990-2000  2000-2007  2007-2011  2009-2010  2010-2011

United States         Output per hour             4.2        3.0        4.3        6.1        3.8       11.2        2.0
                          Output                  2.7        2.3        4.2        2.9       -0.3       11.2        4.3
                          Hours                  -1.4       -0.6       -0.1       -3.1       -3.9        0.0        2.2

Australia             Output per hour             1.7        2.1        1.8        2.3       -0.5        0.8       -4.0
                          Output                  1.2        1.6        1.5        1.5       -1.2        0.7       -2.1
                          Hours                  -0.5       -0.5       -0.4       -0.8       -0.7       -0.1        2.0

Belgium               Output per hour             2.8        4.2        2.8        2.2       -0.2        4.1        0.2
                          Output                  1.2        2.6        1.5        0.7       -2.2        4.8        3.3
                          Hours                  -1.5       -1.6       -1.2       -1.5       -2.0        0.7        3.1

Canada                Output per hour             2.2        2.1        3.6        1.0        0.8        3.7        1.9
                          Output                  1.4        1.9        4.2       -0.6       -2.8        5.2        2.4
                          Hours                  -0.7       -0.2        0.6       -1.6       -3.5        1.5        0.5

Czech Republic        Output per hour             NA         NA         NA         9.7        8.3       13.0       10.1
                          Output                  NA         NA         NA         9.4        5.4       13.8        9.8
                          Hours                   NA         NA         NA        -0.3       -2.7        0.8       -0.3

Denmark               Output per hour             2.4        2.4        2.4        2.9        1.5        8.7        2.3
                          Output                  0.8        1.4        2.0        0.5       -3.1        1.5        1.5
                          Hours                  -1.5       -0.9       -0.4       -2.4       -4.5       -6.6       -0.9

Finland               Output per hour             4.9        5.0        6.5        7.0       -2.9       11.2       -0.1
                          Output                  3.5        3.4        5.5        6.2       -5.8        9.1        2.0
                          Hours                  -1.3       -1.5       -0.9       -0.8       -3.0       -1.9        2.1

France                Output per hour             3.2        3.2        3.9        3.3        1.1        6.1        2.2
                          Output                  0.9        0.9        1.9        1.2       -1.8        3.6        1.2
                          Hours                  -2.2       -2.3       -1.9       -2.1       -2.9       -2.3       -1.0

Germany               Output per hour             2.5        2.1        3.4        4.2       -1.9        7.6        4.5
                          Output                  1.0        1.2        0.6        3.0       -2.4       11.3        8.1
                          Hours                  -1.5       -0.9       -2.6       -1.2       -0.5        3.5        3.5

Italy                 Output per hour             2.1        3.4        2.5        0.9        0.0        9.4       -0.4
                          Output                  1.0        2.6        1.3        0.8       -3.5        7.0        0.6
                          Hours                  -1.1       -0.8       -1.2       -0.1       -3.5       -2.1        1.0

Japan                 Output per hour             3.4        3.8        3.3        3.8        2.2       14.8       -2.8
                          Output                  2.3        4.7        0.8        2.6       -1.4       18.2       -3.6
                          Hours                  -1.1        0.9       -2.4       -1.1       -3.5        3.0       -0.8

Korea, Republic of    Output per hour             NA         NA        10.5        8.1        4.1        8.5        6.0
                          Output                  8.5       10.8        8.4        6.8        5.6       14.7        7.2
                          Hours                   NA         NA        -1.9       -1.1        1.5        5.7        1.1

Netherlands           Output per hour             3.1        3.2        3.4        3.8        1.1        8.3        4.0
                          Output                  2.1        2.4        2.7        2.0       -0.3        6.9        3.5
                          Hours                  -1.0       -0.8       -0.7       -1.7       -1.3       -1.3       -0.5

Norway                Output per hour             1.8        2.0        0.9        2.3        2.6        4.5        2.0
                          Output                  0.7       -0.6        1.2        2.3        0.1        2.2        1.9
                          Hours                  -1.1       -2.5        0.2       -0.1       -2.4       -2.2        0.0

Singapore             Output per hour             5.0        4.0        7.2        2.0        7.7       35.0        8.0
                          Output                  6.8        7.3        7.4        5.5        6.4       29.7        7.6
                          Hours                   1.8        3.2        0.2        3.5       -1.2       -3.9       -0.3

Spain                 Output per hour             2.8        3.3        2.0        2.9        3.0        6.1        5.1
                          Output                  1.4        2.1        2.8        1.1       -3.2        0.5        2.4
                          Hours                  -1.3       -1.2        0.8       -1.8       -6.0       -5.2       -2.5

Sweden                Output per hour             4.2        2.1        6.2        6.6        0.9       18.6        3.4
                          Output                  3.3        1.7        5.8        5.2       -1.3       19.8        6.1
                          Hours                  -0.8       -0.4       -0.4       -1.3       -2.2        1.0        2.6

Taiwan                Output per hour             6.1        6.3        5.0        7.6        5.7       13.9        2.8
                          Output                  6.5        7.5        5.0        7.2        6.2       25.4        4.9
                          Hours                   0.4        1.2       -0.1       -0.4        0.5       10.0        2.0

United Kingdom        Output per hour             3.4        3.5        3.0        4.5        2.2        4.4        4.5
                          Output                  0.4        0.9        0.9        0.1       -1.7        3.8        2.1
                          Hours                  -2.9       -2.5       -2.1       -4.3       -3.8       -0.6       -2.3

NOTE: Output is real value added in national currency units.
German data for years before 1991 pertain to the former West Germany.
NA=data not available.

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Last Modified Date: December 06, 2012
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