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GDP per hour worked, index relative to the U.S. in Europe:

The average for 2018 based on 28 countries was 82.03 index points.The highest value was in Luxembourg: 140.78 index points and the lowest value was in Russia: 39.28 index points. The indicator is available from 1970 to 2018. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: index points; Source: OECD
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Definition: The index sets the level of GDP per hour worked in the U.S. to 100 and uses it as basis to compare other countries. Countries with an index greater (smaller) than 100 have greater (lower) labor productivity than the U.S. The GDP used in the calculation is adjusted for Purchasing Power Parity to account for price differences across countries.
Productivity, relative to the U.S. around the world
Productivity, relative to the U.S. in the European union
Productivity, relative to the U.S. in Asia
Productivity, relative to the U.S. in Africa
Productivity, relative to the U.S. in North America
Productivity, relative to the U.S. in South America
Productivity, relative to the U.S. in Australia


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