May 2013

International Labor Comparisons: BLS Spotlight on Statistics

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Average hourly compensation costs in sub-manufacturing industries, U.S. dollars, 2011

 

Average hourly compensation costs in sub-manufacturing industries, U.S. dollars, 2011
IndustryUnited StatesAustraliaAustriaBelgiumBrazilCanadaDenmarkEstoniaFinlandFranceGermanyHungary

Other transport equipment

54.7643.3654.1453.50NANA52.65NA43.1755.3361.8911.71

Coke and refined petroleum

52.58NA99.21NA32.93NANANANANA71.9925.09

Computer, electronic and optical

51.16NA52.0055.3516.6442.9856.829.98NA55.1554.489.98

Pharmaceutical

46.02NA51.9673.8224.2745.7069.78NA54.8761.7761.2017.33

Chemicals products

39.43NA54.1867.1320.3643.4755.9614.1757.5055.1158.8313.11

Motor vehicles and trailers

37.9749.8348.0158.7419.59NA44.8211.2537.7044.8660.3310.88

Machinery and equipment n.e.c.

37.14NA46.0547.5615.1940.4352.2213.3745.0544.5651.539.92

Paper and paper products

36.3956.5648.2251.8914.1743.9649.8712.5255.5939.5942.1210.40

Basic metals

36.3759.2450.6356.3718.8844.0245.64NANA46.8649.9811.85

Manufacturing

35.5346.2943.1654.7711.6536.5651.6710.3944.8442.1247.389.17

Electrical equipment

35.30NA47.6749.4615.7937.7050.8911.9943.2944.2650.388.29

Other non-metallic mineral

31.1544.2643.4849.208.7938.3149.1714.3940.5040.1938.3410.41

Fabricated metal

30.5043.0740.0843.079.8336.7447.4113.1337.2937.4940.497.14

Printing and recorded media

30.4143.1943.1947.198.5630.8950.9612.24NA38.2939.858.01

Rubber and plastics

29.3745.1639.2148.3910.58NA52.1210.8442.5039.0537.988.17

Food, beverages, and tobacco

26.9141.2533.5745.349.10NA48.36NANANA31.827.18

Furniture

26.62NA31.9937.216.2128.7243.959.3034.9431.4436.715.97

Food

25.9739.5931.3143.948.6730.3348.279.3038.8732.2929.676.63

Leather

25.34NA30.4242.185.2222.48NA7.4532.0933.4740.975.38

Wood, except furniture

24.6336.1434.0338.046.3433.4043.5011.1833.2731.0132.515.89

Textiles

23.60NA36.0240.337.8926.8846.039.45NA32.6334.236.33

Wearing apparel

22.60NA31.6137.204.5522.7646.716.7531.5634.4938.584.76

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, International Labor Comparisons.



Average hourly compensation costs in sub-manufacturing industries, U.S. dollars, 2011 (continued)
IndustryItalyJapanKorea, Republic ofMexicoNorwayPolandPortgualSingaporeSlovakiaSpainSwedenTaiwanUnited Kingdom

Other transport equipment

40.08NA27.098.12NA10.19NANA11.1238.80NA9.7038.86

Coke and refined petroleum

53.92NANA15.18NA18.55NANA28.1557.0862.5021.2852.12

Computer, electronic and optical

42.25NANA5.21NA8.74NA23.6910.7733.23NA11.1337.83

Pharmaceutical

55.99NANA13.7273.8414.60NANA15.0343.31NANA39.86

Chemicals products

44.51NA23.1310.2475.3711.46NANA13.5137.42NANA36.89

Motor vehicles and trailers

39.01NA22.798.15NA10.07NANA12.6034.51NA9.8934.87

Machinery and equipment n.e.c.

38.78NANA6.6771.769.78NANA12.3729.83NANA32.48

Paper and paper products

34.8432.0916.735.3859.589.46NANA13.0432.2548.177.8132.15

Basic metals

39.5342.1721.438.4067.5110.91NANA16.4132.7552.0111.9232.10

Manufacturing

36.1735.7118.916.4864.158.8313.1522.6011.7728.4449.129.3430.77

Electrical equipment

37.82NANA6.11NA9.59NANA10.9532.26NANA29.05

Other non-metallic mineral

36.0734.1919.546.73NA9.2913.93NA12.8628.2243.467.8629.07

Fabricated metal

32.9930.80NA5.5760.708.85NANA11.3326.2041.457.2528.10

Printing and recorded media

35.4129.1713.744.7762.9910.10NANA11.1025.1842.807.3329.03

Rubber and plastics

34.4832.48NA4.86NA8.66NANA11.3528.9742.067.7427.26

Food, beverages, and tobacco

36.2924.8615.19NANA8.2012.8515.47NA24.2141.34NA26.01

Furniture

29.3627.43NA3.90NA6.80NANA9.1321.86NA6.7624.76

Food

35.43NA14.485.54NA7.77NANA9.3722.58NANA24.61

Leather

28.71NA14.033.16NA5.45NANA7.7217.27NANANA

Wood, except furniture

29.4724.9614.752.7650.296.62NANA8.8522.1639.37NA23.21

Textiles

31.79NA12.513.92NA6.50NANA8.3922.29NA7.3524.65

Wearing apparel

26.82NA15.102.95NA4.91NANA6.5921.18NANA22.60

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, International Labor Comparisons.



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