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

The average for 2018 based on 3 countries was 68.8 index points.The highest value was in the USA: 100 index points and the lowest value was in Mexico: 29.89 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 Europe
Productivity, relative to the U.S. in Asia
Productivity, relative to the U.S. in Africa
Productivity, relative to the U.S. in South America
Productivity, relative to the U.S. in Australia


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