Cooperation in labor-employer relations

scale 1-7, 2007–2016

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    2007 Ranking
    1. Denmark 6.32
    2. Singapore 6.25
    3. Switzerland 5.96
    4. Hong Kong 5.90
    5. Austria 5.89
    6. Japan 5.76
    7. Iceland 5.75
    8. Malaysia 5.63
    9. Costa Rica 5.62
    10. Netherlands 5.61
    11. Norway 5.60
    12. Sweden 5.56
    13. Thailand 5.43
    14. Mauritania 5.42
    15. Indonesia 5.40
    16. Dominican Republic 5.26
    17. Kuwait 5.16
    18. Luxembourg 5.15
    19. Finland 5.14
    20. United States 5.13
    21. Gambia 5.12
    22. Ireland 5.11
    23. Germany 5.10
    24. United Arab Emirates 5.09
    25. Estonia 5.07
    26. United Kingdom 5.03
    27. Chile 5.01
    28. Israel 4.97
    29. El Salvador 4.95
    30. New Zealand 4.94
    31. Slovakia 4.94
    32. Guatemala 4.92
    33. Tunisia 4.90
    34. Barbados 4.87
    35. Zambia 4.85
    36. Canada 4.83
    37. Puerto Rico 4.83
    38. Mexico 4.83
    39. Cyprus 4.82
    40. Colombia 4.81
    41. Hungary 4.81
    42. Qatar 4.81
    43. Georgia 4.78
    44. Australia 4.78
    45. Mali 4.73
    46. Nicaragua 4.73
    47. Albania 4.73
    48. Jordan 4.72
    49. Kazakhstan 4.70
    50. Mauritius 4.69
    51. Armenia 4.69
    52. South Korea 4.68
    53. India 4.66
    54. Latvia 4.66
    55. Burkina Faso 4.65
    56. Botswana 4.65
    57. Czech Republic 4.62
    58. Honduras 4.61
    59. Saudi Arabia 4.58
    60. Portugal 4.57
    61. Lithuania 4.54
    62. Malta 4.52
    63. Tanzania 4.51
    64. Russia 4.51
    65. Panama 4.48
    66. Philippines 4.47
    67. Pakistan 4.47
    68. Libya 4.46
    69. Egypt 4.46
    70. Oman 4.46
    71. Kyrgyzstan 4.46
    72. Azerbaijan 4.45
    73. Tajikistan 4.43
    74. Mongolia 4.43
    75. Spain 4.41
    76. Benin 4.41
    77. Senegal 4.41
    78. Slovenia 4.41
    79. Burundi 4.40
    80. Bahrain 4.38
    81. Vietnam 4.37
    82. Bangladesh 4.36
    83. Ukraine 4.36
    84. Algeria 4.35
    85. Syria 4.34
    86. China 4.33
    87. Cameroon 4.33
    88. Morocco 4.32
    89. Madagascar 4.31
    90. Turkey 4.28
    91. Sri Lanka 4.22
    92. Peru 4.20
    93. Lesotho 4.17
    94. Brazil 4.17
    95. Bolivia 4.17
    96. Uganda 4.16
    97. Paraguay 4.15
    98. Kenya 4.04
    99. Zimbabwe 4.00
    100. Poland 4.00
    101. Greece 4.00
    102. Ecuador 3.99
    103. Nigeria 3.98
    104. Namibia 3.96
    105. Belgium 3.96
    106. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 3.95
    107. Cambodia 3.94
    108. Guyana 3.93
    109. Montenegro 3.93
    110. Croatia 3.92
    111. Bulgaria 3.92
    112. Jamaica 3.90
    113. Bosnia and Herzegovina 3.84
    114. Ethiopia 3.81
    115. Mozambique 3.77
    116. South Africa 3.76
    117. Italy 3.71
    118. Chad 3.65
    119. Trinidad and Tobago 3.63
    120. Romania 3.57
    121. Serbia 3.56
    122. Timor Leste 3.55
    123. Uruguay 3.54
    124. Nepal 3.53
    125. Argentina 3.53
    126. Venezuela 3.43
    127. France 3.34
    2016 Ranking
    1. Norway 6.23
    2. Switzerland 6.17
    3. Singapore 6.17
    4. Denmark 6.07
    5. Sweden 6.07
    6. Netherlands 5.86
    7. Japan 5.76
    8. Austria 5.73
    9. New Zealand 5.71
    10. United Arab Emirates 5.67
    11. Luxembourg 5.63
    12. Iceland 5.57
    13. Qatar 5.53
    14. Hong Kong 5.53
    15. United Kingdom 5.43
    16. Malaysia 5.34
    17. Rwanda 5.32
    18. Ireland 5.31
    19. Canada 5.24
    20. Bahrain 5.20
    21. Finland 5.18
    22. Estonia 5.17
    23. Costa Rica 5.16
    24. Germany 5.11
    25. Bhutan 5.06
    26. Guatemala 5.06
    27. Philippines 5.06
    28. Albania 5.05
    29. United States 5.03
    30. Israel 5.02
    31. Malta 4.92
    32. Saudi Arabia 4.86
    33. Latvia 4.80
    34. Mauritius 4.79
    35. Belgium 4.77
    36. Thailand 4.77
    37. Honduras 4.76
    38. Armenia 4.75
    39. Panama 4.74
    40. Jordan 4.73
    41. Brunei 4.72
    42. Tajikistan 4.71
    43. Czech Republic 4.68
    44. Indonesia 4.68
    45. Laos 4.64
    46. China 4.62
    47. Colombia 4.60
    48. Uganda 4.58
    49. Azerbaijan 4.58
    50. Mexico 4.57
    51. Portugal 4.57
    52. Sri Lanka 4.56
    53. Australia 4.56
    54. Oman 4.54
    55. Kuwait 4.53
    56. Chile 4.50
    57. Ivory Coast 4.50
    58. Ghana 4.48
    59. Kazakhstan 4.47
    60. Lithuania 4.47
    61. Namibia 4.45
    62. Mauritania 4.41
    63. Ecuador 4.41
    64. Cyprus 4.40
    65. Gambia 4.39
    66. India 4.39
    67. Mongolia 4.37
    68. Botswana 4.37
    69. Cambodia 4.36
    70. Nicaragua 4.36
    71. Dominican Republic 4.36
    72. Zambia 4.34
    73. Slovenia 4.33
    74. Peru 4.33
    75. Barbados 4.32
    76. Senegal 4.29
    77. Paraguay 4.28
    78. Vietnam 4.28
    79. Spain 4.28
    80. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 4.27
    81. Hungary 4.26
    82. Jamaica 4.25
    83. Mali 4.25
    84. Nigeria 4.24
    85. Lebanon 4.24
    86. Slovakia 4.23
    87. Congo (Kinshasa) 4.22
    88. Georgia 4.21
    89. Ukraine 4.19
    90. Bangladesh 4.19
    91. Bulgaria 4.19
    92. Poland 4.18
    93. Madagascar 4.17
    94. Kenya 4.17
    95. Egypt 4.13
    96. Moldova 4.11
    97. Gabon 4.11
    98. Kyrgyzstan 4.11
    99. Cameroon 4.10
    100. Benin 4.10
    101. Malawi 4.10
    102. Russia 4.09
    103. Sierra Leone 4.06
    104. Greece 4.05
    105. Romania 4.04
    106. Cape Verde 4.02
    107. Zimbabwe 3.97
    108. El Salvador 3.95
    109. France 3.94
    110. Italy 3.89
    111. Montenegro 3.88
    112. Yemen 3.86
    113. Burundi 3.80
    114. Algeria 3.79
    115. Tanzania 3.79
    116. Ethiopia 3.78
    117. Brazil 3.77
    118. Turkey 3.76
    119. Lesotho 3.73
    120. Morocco 3.71
    121. Argentina 3.71
    122. Mozambique 3.71
    123. Iran 3.70
    124. Bosnia and Herzegovina 3.66
    125. Serbia 3.66
    126. Liberia 3.66
    127. Tunisia 3.62
    128. Venezuela 3.56
    129. Chad 3.53
    130. Nepal 3.52
    131. Croatia 3.50
    132. Bolivia 3.50
    133. Pakistan 3.40
    134. South Korea 3.39
    135. Uruguay 3.37
    136. Trinidad and Tobago 3.17
    137. South Africa 2.54

    This index represents the average score from 1-7 given by a large sample group in a particular country in response to the following question: “How would you characterize labor-employer relations?” (1 = generally confrontational, 7 = generally cooperative).

    Source: World Economic Forum