UK employees are far less productive than the average for other G7 nations in 2012, figures released by the ONS reveal.
The statistics show that the UK is on average 16% less productive per hour worked than the other developed nations in the grouping. When measured on a per worker basis, UK output was 19% worse than the average for the rest of the G7.
The only country that fared worse than the UK was Japan, which was 16% less productive than the UK for every hour worked in 2012.
The 2012 figures show the largest productivity gap between the UK and the G7 average since 1994.
via The Guardian
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