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1383. Relative Labor Productivity Levels in Manufacturing in Selected OECD Countries

[United States=100. The productivity levels are derived from various industry-of-origin studies, using a standardized methodology. For details, see source]

 
VALUE ADDED VALUE ADDED
COUNTRY 1960 1973 1985 1998
- - -
Per Per Per Per Per Per Per Per
person hour person hour person hour person hour
engaged worked engaged worked engaged worked engaged worked
 
United States 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Canada 80 80 84 86 72 74 69 75
Mexico 37 (NA) 36 (NA) 26 (NA) 26 (NA)
Japan 25 20 55 48 68 61 77 80
Korea, South 7 (NA) 15 11 22 15 43 33
Australia 41 40 43 44 44 45 46 47
Belgium 42 42 58 67 73 93 80 102
Finland 48 46 53 56 55 62 86 104
France 52 50 68 71 65 77 77 93
Germany 3 63 58 76 79 69 78 68 87
Netherlands 54 50 79 87 79 98 87 117
Portugal 15 (NA) 24 (NA) 20 (NA) 23 (NA)
Spain 15 (NA) 29 (NA) 42 (NA) 40 (NA)
Sweden 54 55 73 88 62 80 83 100
United Kingdom 50 46 51 53 46 51 50 57


NA Not available.
1 1996 for Mexico, Portugal, Spain, Australia, and Finland; and 1997 for South Korea.
2 Data are for former West Germany.

Source: Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris, France, Science, Technology and Industry Outlook 1998, 1998 (copyright); and GGDC Industry Database, University of Groningen, http://www.eco.rug.nl/ggdc/homeggdc.html.

http://www.eco.rug.nl/ggdc/homeggdc.html



https://allcountries.org/uscensus/1383_relative_labor_productivity_levels_in_manufacturing.html

These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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