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Productivity

House of Lords written question – answered on 13th October 2014.

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Photo of Lord Birt Lord Birt Crossbench

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the output per worker in the United Kingdom in comparison with that in other G7 countries.

Photo of Lord Livingston of Parkhead Lord Livingston of Parkhead The Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, The Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

The most up to date data currently available is for 2012 and is set out below:

Current Price GDP per worker, G7 countries, Index UK=100
Japan Germany Canada Italy France US G7 excluding UK
2012 93 108 111 118 118 146 125

Source:

International Comparisons of Productivity, Final Estimates for 2012, ONS (Feb 2014)

http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/rel/icp/international-comparisons-of-productivity/2012---final-estimates/stb-icp0214.html

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