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May 2013

International Labor Comparisons: BLS Spotlight on Statistics

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Average annual percent change in manufacturing productivity, output, and hours worked, 2000-2011

Average annual percent change in manufacturing productivity, output, and hours worked, 2000-2011
CountryProductivityOutput GrowthHours Growth

Czech Republic

9.27.9-1.2

Taiwan

6.96.9-0.1

Korea, Republic of

6.66.4-0.2

United States

5.21.7-3.4

Sweden

4.52.8-1.6

Singapore

4.05.81.8

United Kingdom

3.7-0.6-4.1

Finland

3.31.7-1.6

Japan

3.21.2-2.0

Spain

2.9-0.5-3.4

Netherlands

2.81.2-1.5

France

2.50.1-2.4

Norway

2.41.5-0.9

Denmark

2.4-0.8-3.2

Germany

2.01.0-0.9

Belgium

1.3-0.4-1.7

Australia

1.30.5-0.8

Canada

0.9-1.4-2.3

Italy

0.6-0.8-1.3

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, International Labor Comparisons.



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