Flexibility of wage determination

scale 1-7, 2007–2016

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    2007 Ranking
    1. Hong Kong 6.42
    2. Estonia 6.20
    3. Uganda 6.15
    4. Chile 6.11
    5. Qatar 6.02
    6. Latvia 6.01
    7. Kuwait 6.00
    8. Bahrain 6.00
    9. Singapore 5.98
    10. United Arab Emirates 5.94
    11. Lithuania 5.90
    12. Slovakia 5.86
    13. Japan 5.85
    14. Georgia 5.83
    15. Mongolia 5.83
    16. United Kingdom 5.81
    17. El Salvador 5.80
    18. Zambia 5.76
    19. Kazakhstan 5.75
    20. Switzerland 5.75
    21. Czech Republic 5.73
    22. Bosnia and Herzegovina 5.73
    23. United States 5.72
    24. South Korea 5.71
    25. Burundi 5.70
    26. Peru 5.68
    27. Egypt 5.68
    28. Malaysia 5.68
    29. Bulgaria 5.63
    30. Russia 5.62
    31. Saudi Arabia 5.61
    32. Chad 5.61
    33. Nicaragua 5.59
    34. Albania 5.58
    35. Armenia 5.57
    36. New Zealand 5.56
    37. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 5.56
    38. Canada 5.53
    39. Jordan 5.51
    40. Gambia 5.51
    41. Jamaica 5.47
    42. Indonesia 5.46
    43. Azerbaijan 5.43
    44. Romania 5.42
    45. Puerto Rico 5.41
    46. Ukraine 5.40
    47. Morocco 5.40
    48. China 5.39
    49. Ethiopia 5.34
    50. Syria 5.30
    51. Bolivia 5.30
    52. Serbia 5.28
    53. India 5.28
    54. Tajikistan 5.26
    55. Colombia 5.25
    56. Tanzania 5.25
    57. Hungary 5.24
    58. Malta 5.24
    59. Dominican Republic 5.24
    60. Benin 5.21
    61. Israel 5.21
    62. Guatemala 5.20
    63. Kenya 5.18
    64. Kyrgyzstan 5.17
    65. Croatia 5.17
    66. Nigeria 5.15
    67. Panama 5.11
    68. Mexico 5.08
    69. Mauritania 5.08
    70. Madagascar 5.07
    71. Bangladesh 5.06
    72. Poland 4.99
    73. Sri Lanka 4.98
    74. Costa Rica 4.98
    75. Guyana 4.97
    76. Thailand 4.95
    77. Montenegro 4.93
    78. Botswana 4.93
    79. Barbados 4.92
    80. Trinidad and Tobago 4.88
    81. Honduras 4.84
    82. Cambodia 4.83
    83. Australia 4.82
    84. Turkey 4.82
    85. Luxembourg 4.76
    86. France 4.76
    87. Paraguay 4.75
    88. Iceland 4.66
    89. Namibia 4.65
    90. Spain 4.64
    91. Cameroon 4.61
    92. Vietnam 4.59
    93. Pakistan 4.59
    94. Nepal 4.57
    95. Tunisia 4.56
    96. Denmark 4.53
    97. Oman 4.51
    98. Ecuador 4.48
    99. Burkina Faso 4.48
    100. Portugal 4.46
    101. Timor Leste 4.42
    102. Mali 4.40
    103. Slovenia 4.31
    104. Brazil 4.24
    105. Philippines 4.21
    106. Algeria 4.17
    107. Mozambique 4.02
    108. Cyprus 3.97
    109. Norway 3.94
    110. Venezuela 3.90
    111. Lesotho 3.81
    112. Libya 3.57
    113. Netherlands 3.55
    114. Senegal 3.53
    115. Argentina 3.52
    116. Mauritius 3.45
    117. South Africa 3.42
    118. Ireland 3.41
    119. Finland 3.28
    120. Greece 3.23
    121. Belgium 3.20
    122. Italy 3.18
    123. Sweden 3.00
    124. Germany 2.94
    125. Uruguay 2.85
    126. Austria 2.76
    127. Zimbabwe 2.68
    2016 Ranking
    1. Estonia 6.25
    2. Hong Kong 6.16
    3. United Arab Emirates 6.15
    4. Mongolia 6.13
    5. Chile 6.08
    6. Latvia 6.05
    7. Singapore 6.05
    8. Qatar 6.01
    9. Japan 5.98
    10. Switzerland 5.97
    11. Uganda 5.96
    12. Czech Republic 5.93
    13. United Kingdom 5.87
    14. Lithuania 5.87
    15. New Zealand 5.81
    16. Peru 5.78
    17. Burundi 5.75
    18. United States 5.75
    19. Georgia 5.72
    20. Saudi Arabia 5.66
    21. Bahrain 5.62
    22. Russia 5.59
    23. Gambia 5.57
    24. Brunei 5.57
    25. Paraguay 5.53
    26. Guatemala 5.50
    27. Rwanda 5.49
    28. Poland 5.48
    29. Azerbaijan 5.47
    30. Romania 5.43
    31. Malta 5.43
    32. Benin 5.43
    33. Armenia 5.42
    34. Tajikistan 5.42
    35. Malawi 5.41
    36. Moldova 5.40
    37. Canada 5.40
    38. Kazakhstan 5.40
    39. Nigeria 5.37
    40. Malaysia 5.36
    41. Ireland 5.36
    42. Colombia 5.33
    43. Dominican Republic 5.33
    44. Kenya 5.32
    45. Serbia 5.31
    46. Morocco 5.28
    47. Yemen 5.28
    48. Mexico 5.28
    49. Kyrgyzstan 5.26
    50. Bosnia and Herzegovina 5.25
    51. Zambia 5.24
    52. Bhutan 5.24
    53. Israel 5.21
    54. El Salvador 5.21
    55. Jamaica 5.19
    56. Jordan 5.19
    57. Congo (Kinshasa) 5.18
    58. Ecuador 5.17
    59. Laos 5.17
    60. Kuwait 5.15
    61. Turkey 5.13
    62. Lebanon 5.13
    63. Cape Verde 5.08
    64. France 5.08
    65. Croatia 5.08
    66. Ivory Coast 5.05
    67. Oman 5.04
    68. Bangladesh 5.03
    69. Spain 5.02
    70. Bulgaria 5.02
    71. Egypt 4.99
    72. South Korea 4.97
    73. Slovakia 4.96
    74. Botswana 4.95
    75. Montenegro 4.93
    76. Luxembourg 4.92
    77. Hungary 4.90
    78. Cameroon 4.90
    79. Portugal 4.89
    80. Ukraine 4.86
    81. China 4.85
    82. Sri Lanka 4.84
    83. Vietnam 4.83
    84. Tanzania 4.83
    85. Nicaragua 4.82
    86. Barbados 4.81
    87. Chad 4.80
    88. Namibia 4.78
    89. Madagascar 4.76
    90. Cyprus 4.74
    91. Ghana 4.74
    92. Honduras 4.69
    93. Albania 4.65
    94. Trinidad and Tobago 4.64
    95. Senegal 4.61
    96. Philippines 4.57
    97. Panama 4.56
    98. Denmark 4.55
    99. Costa Rica 4.54
    100. Gabon 4.53
    101. Mauritius 4.46
    102. Venezuela 4.46
    103. Cambodia 4.45
    104. Sierra Leone 4.41
    105. Bolivia 4.38
    106. Thailand 4.38
    107. Mauritania 4.35
    108. Indonesia 4.35
    109. Nepal 4.35
    110. Australia 4.34
    111. India 4.33
    112. Algeria 4.33
    113. Mozambique 4.31
    114. Slovenia 4.26
    115. Ethiopia 4.20
    116. Mali 4.20
    117. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 4.12
    118. Brazil 4.09
    119. Pakistan 4.07
    120. Iceland 4.03
    121. Greece 4.03
    122. Iran 3.99
    123. Norway 3.89
    124. Belgium 3.88
    125. Germany 3.87
    126. Netherlands 3.86
    127. Liberia 3.83
    128. Tunisia 3.82
    129. Lesotho 3.54
    130. Italy 3.40
    131. Sweden 3.40
    132. Argentina 3.01
    133. Zimbabwe 2.88
    134. South Africa 2.85
    135. Uruguay 2.61
    136. Austria 2.25
    137. Finland 2.18

    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 are wages generally set?” (1 = by a centralized bargaining process, 7 = by each individual company).

    Source: World Economic Forum