September 01, 2010

International comparisons of hourly compensation costs in manufacturing, 2008

Annual percent change in hourly compensation costs in U.S. dollars in manufacturing, selected countries and economic groups, 2007–08
Country or area Percent change, 2007–08

Korea, Republic of

−16.2

United Kingdom

−3.6

Canada

2.0

United States

2.4

Mexico

3.5

Japan

16.0

Singapore

19.5

Israel

23.5

Argentina

24.7

Eastern Europe

26.0

These data featured in the TED article, International comparisons of hourly compensation costs in manufacturing, 2008.

 

 

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