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The U.S. ranks 11th in working hard

18 July 2013 3 comments

According to the OECD, in 2012, the average American worker worked for 1789.9 hours, which is enough to make the United States rank eleventh out of thirty-seven countries ranked in that category. Mexico ranks first, with the average Mexican worker working 2225.7 hours in 2012.

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The U.S. ranks 6th in male service workers

9 November 2010 Leave a comment

According to the World Bank, 68% of all male workers in the United States are in the service sector, which makes the United States tied for sixth with Luxembourg in that category. Hong Kong ranks first, at 78%.

The U.S. ranks 4th in labor productivity

22 September 2010 Leave a comment

According to the OECD, the U.S. has a productivity rate of $57.40 per hour worked, which makes the United States rank fourth in that category. Luxembourg ranks first, at $74.00 per hour worked.

The U.S. ranks 121st in male labor participation

28 July 2010 Leave a comment

According to the World Bank, 70.3% of American males over the age of fifteen were in the labor force in 2008, which makes the United States tied for one-hundred-twenty-first in that category with Chile and Turkmenistan. The United Arab Emirates ranks first, at 93.5%.

The U.S ranks 11th in hours worked

22 March 2009 1 comment

According to the OECD Factbook 2008, in 2006 Americans worked an average of 1797 hours for the year, which makes the United States rank eleventh out of thirty four nations in that category. Korea ranked first, with an average of 2357 hours worked.

The OECD average was 1777 hours.

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