Growth of total hours worked

percent, 1951–2017

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Country1951195219531954195519561957195819591960196119621963196419651966196719681969197019711972197319741975197619771978197919801981198219831984198519861987198819891990199119921993199419951996199719981999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011201220132014201520162017
Argentina1.771.771.771.771.771.541.541.541.541.540.940.940.940.940.940.890.890.890.890.890.790.790.793.470.48-0.082.550.751.580.14-0.420.922.421.670.072.291.421.310.232.082.490.960.635.26-4.052.278.054.450.11-1.18-4.93-10.845.278.306.745.604.141.88-1.672.562.490.670.190.342.051.321.31
Australia0.690.690.690.690.690.690.37-0.050.292.150.102.212.673.402.843.412.942.252.613.601.381.321.441.42-0.331.871.000.742.571.86-0.47-3.151.884.344.231.263.204.003.600.47-1.53-0.631.183.493.261.290.941.312.311.67-0.061.212.242.152.052.132.631.380.301.351.931.120.570.741.990.651.87
Austria-0.19-0.19-0.19-0.19-0.19-0.190.830.160.320.72-0.07-1.08-1.29-0.78-1.28-1.44-2.23-1.92-0.80-2.780.841.831.135.45-4.490.021.49-2.782.271.03-3.91-0.25-0.56-0.35-0.040.04-0.280.552.022.081.81-1.27-0.69-0.12-1.792.241.21-0.191.730.970.01-0.230.180.80-0.100.721.241.47-3.630.462.00-0.31-0.610.33-0.600.880.59
Bangladesh-0.80-0.95-0.924.56-3.215.01-1.153.959.132.231.832.292.662.762.735.291.733.010.574.904.163.074.984.814.614.343.653.483.343.142.782.922.821.551.381.032.212.632.532.491.482.121.991.942.222.092.06
Barbados-6.090.2912.574.996.852.353.442.784.352.19
Belgium-0.10-0.10-0.10-0.10-0.10-0.100.22-1.55-1.311.800.150.940.110.82-0.21-0.24-1.03-0.701.10-0.510.22-1.60-0.57-0.18-2.00-0.45-1.86-0.97-0.08-1.28-3.15-2.14-0.961.410.83-0.55-0.161.201.001.94-1.90-1.55-3.38-0.423.30-1.391.522.471.342.810.96-0.55-0.390.670.961.561.941.38-1.560.492.270.45-0.450.270.611.190.78
Brazil3.243.263.283.313.333.353.373.403.423.442.422.472.512.562.602.652.702.742.792.845.054.7311.351.661.801.938.882.44-2.60-1.953.614.830.573.036.832.222.992.881.511.90-0.32-0.490.911.060.77-2.371.33-0.783.804.410.233.331.224.511.812.521.781.410.571.631.111.040.921.920.23-1.82-0.04
Bulgaria2.59-3.15-4.33-3.19-4.09-0.050.192.294.042.393.063.204.78-4.46-3.96-2.28-2.45-0.400.310.370.450.48
Cambodia0.824.503.795.176.575.044.326.325.743.424.724.554.264.313.823.002.062.531.842.21-2.291.931.921.73
Canada1.880.230.46-1.140.353.690.33-3.651.49-1.02-0.922.421.472.893.352.091.33-1.112.15-1.000.972.384.394.26-0.35-0.100.652.934.742.462.07-4.510.273.113.813.023.593.422.070.28-2.94-1.120.622.461.461.841.722.062.622.090.491.451.732.410.801.471.901.07-3.641.961.381.861.040.400.940.581.19
Chile0.210.210.210.210.240.330.330.330.330.361.181.181.181.181.241.281.281.361.150.303.723.801.03-2.95-3.921.384.250.691.745.602.16-6.676.804.696.335.524.036.225.592.321.594.724.72-0.280.100.37-0.304.10-2.111.120.212.203.222.410.392.111.011.30-1.656.413.770.335.120.231.441.071.17
Colombia1.431.431.431.431.521.671.671.671.671.792.352.352.352.352.513.243.243.243.243.542.852.852.852.845.102.834.182.372.481.684.041.23-0.370.482.213.154.693.264.302.276.561.186.764.544.500.571.89-0.13-1.476.561.284.104.26-0.273.20-1.703.493.172.853.725.592.410.670.523.300.932.30
Costa Rica3.182.954.44-3.748.055.185.642.080.957.005.981.862.034.102.722.871.875.823.256.761.54-3.61-5.66-0.386.37-2.600.970.42-0.171.20
Croatia-0.92-3.07-3.93-4.50-3.251.78-1.961.892.10
Cyprus0.481.021.902.232.013.460.643.211.941.911.066.094.66-0.62-0.27-0.77-3.54-7.45-2.421.742.692.21
Czech Republic0.111.770.22-0.42-0.70-1.31-0.71-4.340.53-1.380.431.940.341.252.49-2.410.130.06-1.22-0.421.340.192.611.13
Denmark0.45-1.641.500.16-1.00-1.25-0.50-0.381.231.152.102.171.862.692.472.34-1.46-1.54-0.31-0.09-1.97-1.31-1.29-1.75-5.352.15-1.77-0.620.410.29-3.510.87-0.371.111.442.68-1.74-1.94-1.42-1.41-1.190.23-1.86-0.991.520.502.522.341.911.401.18-0.35-1.24-0.510.952.560.720.99-4.02-1.970.99-1.650.150.181.121.550.92
Ecuador-0.455.622.55-4.775.299.47-5.252.715.642.721.761.113.781.420.460.372.513.18-1.365.414.631.45
Estonia-2.40-0.04-1.89-4.600.890.190.092.430.013.404.500.06-1.74-16.39-2.739.06-0.130.180.422.440.480.38
Finland0.910.910.910.910.910.911.681.60-3.302.941.85-0.750.191.231.17-1.02-2.65-2.080.561.31-2.430.091.030.02-0.88-1.07-2.25-0.650.891.811.560.33-0.590.120.14-1.460.871.460.72-2.31-6.79-6.76-5.83-0.291.851.372.841.272.661.300.310.57-0.360.690.951.572.051.80-3.79-0.260.950.14-1.35-0.68-0.051.042.05
France1.56-0.35-1.280.790.02-1.08-0.48-0.83-0.400.66-1.030.591.031.47-0.260.43-1.27-1.33-2.060.440.39-2.030.60-0.74-2.132.27-1.16-1.100.48-0.05-1.22-3.82-1.15-0.91-2.300.161.611.540.800.61-0.38-0.54-1.95-0.14-0.570.670.170.911.730.140.85-2.07-0.192.080.31-0.482.520.93-2.310.440.95-0.07-0.96-0.160.740.010.58
Germany1.040.631.451.812.030.920.74-0.33-0.060.03-0.17-1.50-1.380.66-0.20-1.47-4.14-0.560.280.24-1.24-0.95-0.69-2.48-3.970.52-0.76-0.270.770.19-1.12-1.29-1.55-0.36-0.69-0.11-0.800.34-0.50-1.72-3.91-0.60-2.76-0.25-0.18-1.12-0.780.800.610.42-0.96-1.21-1.510.17-0.801.741.720.89-3.141.571.57-0.13-0.311.190.950.650.44
Greece3.953.953.953.953.953.950.130.33-0.150.03-0.05-1.44-1.84-1.74-1.14-1.34-1.64-1.64-0.75-2.050.350.571.070.170.171.260.860.481.171.435.21-1.090.37-0.252.470.360.011.530.471.42-1.701.440.801.780.92-0.63-0.464.42-0.140.460.052.061.301.973.531.300.661.05-1.75-5.44-6.04-5.50-2.44-1.771.061.413.22
Hong Kong2.562.562.562.562.562.562.562.562.562.562.602.602.602.602.602.602.602.602.602.603.972.572.893.383.831.833.113.222.254.445.53-1.55-0.551.86-0.093.260.493.66-2.64-2.042.87-4.275.232.74-0.498.090.82-1.271.564.331.18-0.26-1.283.501.610.722.56-1.37-2.232.490.851.221.50-1.691.310.500.89
Hungary4.16-4.84-1.69-4.15-1.84-0.651.87-0.75-1.59-3.41-6.94-10.44-6.414.82-0.13-0.221.351.533.670.62-2.100.52-1.35-0.56-0.250.26-0.11-1.81-3.41-1.43-0.38-0.980.735.322.063.080.71
Iceland3.451.95-2.10-1.40-0.582.662.980.831.812.140.292.07-2.050.750.272.714.383.240.451.323.582.755.62-2.53-1.71-1.500.160.410.65-0.882.131.191.532.982.415.172.32-3.43-1.86-0.122.834.483.090.90-10.33-1.172.44-0.333.022.594.223.902.96
Indonesia2.562.843.954.665.526.503.647.14-0.931.674.377.310.652.584.508.512.964.453.622.171.141.101.914.26-1.445.313.21-3.522.282.702.261.821.383.57-0.542.208.832.693.232.71-0.181.191.660.860.173.131.32
Ireland-1.82-1.82-1.82-1.82-1.82-1.82-4.12-1.96-1.23-0.96-0.351.080.700.60-0.06-0.19-0.400.410.41-1.090.42-2.080.86-0.20-1.23-1.121.800.214.06-2.72-1.76-0.75-1.37-2.652.12-0.21-0.640.440.363.96-2.03-1.580.193.254.833.972.783.845.853.992.620.560.922.765.364.383.60-1.75-9.44-4.61-6.02-0.273.242.363.092.812.21
Israel0.152.461.65-0.741.142.311.202.231.855.707.186.239.076.304.792.641.343.874.06-0.311.700.550.472.872.134.983.332.092.822.522.592.332.012.362.722.51
Italy0.961.141.371.670.270.650.750.660.450.71-0.14-2.57-2.35-0.64-5.14-0.732.46-0.36-0.77-0.57-2.54-1.200.58-0.04-0.730.90-1.53-0.200.761.500.260.820.28-0.560.761.141.251.27-0.161.011.49-0.56-2.69-1.97-0.081.15-0.011.750.910.881.241.060.870.580.382.001.56-0.40-3.38-0.550.08-2.51-2.62-0.070.991.690.62
Jamaica4.524.364.09-0.091.291.13-0.632.283.780.75-0.691.58-2.56-1.111.018.64
Japan1.181.181.182.834.524.513.771.591.953.121.510.240.561.650.742.422.571.840.140.610.330.631.58-3.19-1.622.171.521.171.260.750.510.811.821.04-0.060.590.660.990.540.041.14-1.32-1.43-0.810.480.27-0.74-2.22-2.17-0.32-1.19-1.840.250.970.051.150.27-1.20-3.910.96-0.350.15-0.640.300.030.600.20
Latvia0.564.45-0.37-1.79-3.382.21-1.060.10-2.322.345.832.265.70-16.49-7.482.390.531.96-0.80-0.34-0.200.33
Lithuania0.800.941.91-5.152.41-4.581.971.304.040.78-0.573.650.23-11.06-4.21-0.881.690.461.582.673.230.63
Luxembourg3.011.550.251.43-0.360.82-1.49-1.58-0.46-0.26-1.13-1.31-0.66-0.271.801.852.614.282.754.212.891.432.201.353.413.053.294.084.695.994.622.561.732.290.953.995.354.81-2.211.832.851.951.353.063.052.822.97
Malaysia3.483.453.353.313.403.323.463.293.373.625.843.583.912.291.381.573.932.824.174.760.915.174.831.861.699.882.240.232.844.851.103.193.000.872.501.761.480.022.608.423.022.792.522.831.560.611.86
Malta4.331.250.380.88-0.35-1.35-2.392.94-1.51-4.234.501.721.793.000.29-1.000.091.322.773.613.143.912.29
Mexico1.141.141.141.141.171.401.401.401.401.452.352.352.352.352.542.682.682.682.682.925.325.325.325.336.074.184.184.746.016.263.443.440.484.274.973.243.563.563.773.592.873.253.292.94-0.865.046.101.261.822.47-0.891.701.063.171.093.430.822.13-1.437.830.983.371.09-0.673.101.530.93
Netherlands-0.37-1.151.081.951.080.80-0.20-1.650.291.151.371.911.271.660.760.69-0.400.848.98-0.60-0.81-0.67-0.80-2.36-3.15-0.18-1.13-0.460.761.68-0.48-2.40-1.830.290.781.350.701.592.362.651.291.85-0.281.223.003.132.092.122.800.911.26-0.50-1.130.28-0.291.942.911.65-1.41-0.720.94-0.86-0.870.540.482.011.83
New Zealand2.520.981.803.953.010.98-0.066.030.200.49-1.850.16-0.401.302.450.820.54-3.68-3.530.11-2.600.715.114.014.262.810.15-0.512.441.401.913.322.363.972.111.230.560.01-2.901.320.93-0.462.584.131.945.142.84
Nigeria0.01-2.603.593.445.827.312.54
Norway-0.53-0.53-0.53-0.53-0.53-0.53-0.44-1.54-0.580.330.59-0.19-0.040.79-1.380.46-0.23-1.92-1.670.85-0.36-0.69-0.080.100.710.130.57-0.530.032.390.65-0.68-0.550.422.372.990.22-0.37-3.03-1.40-1.160.460.491.230.931.652.592.520.86-0.65-1.42-0.63-2.022.041.573.214.813.55-1.970.141.761.940.341.380.310.360.43
Pakistan5.40-1.365.414.164.391.881.781.751.802.591.382.632.642.502.950.504.76-0.194.834.64-1.883.904.811.151.77-0.805.724.002.32-0.861.753.602.504.291.377.341.722.682.513.043.162.990.780.191.592.652.58
Peru2.002.002.002.002.002.002.002.002.002.001.501.501.501.501.581.561.561.561.564.194.123.893.673.922.102.471.701.691.903.383.652.864.663.202.018.163.440.202.022.596.720.133.465.315.143.792.214.360.9211.030.254.64-0.682.22-0.704.165.200.750.862.931.691.642.220.231.051.811.40
Philippines9.404.622.175.670.28-0.253.866.675.890.164.831.495.202.952.403.331.79-1.374.011.132.433.411.003.331.634.10-0.58-0.964.671.071.652.802.723.543.13-0.233.582.561.353.941.741.122.71-0.402.764.321.99
Poland1.681.671.832.571.32-0.96-2.33-2.12-3.26-0.891.151.893.264.353.40-0.39-2.900.31-0.14-0.252.061.900.630.47
Portugal0.210.210.210.210.210.21-2.642.840.060.65-0.45-0.83-0.84-0.83-0.84-1.04-1.16-1.17-1.171.011.78-0.52-0.827.564.671.190.61-0.940.511.29-0.37-1.033.68-1.10-1.18-0.453.813.003.722.06-0.640.10-1.911.252.781.732.363.661.642.720.880.02-1.33-0.38-0.35-0.230.92-0.33-2.71-1.28-3.14-4.99-2.341.841.500.170.90
Romania-1.220.80-3.09-1.71-0.61-1.09-9.45-1.66-1.18-1.151.570.840.03-2.53-0.650.96-8.95-1.16-0.02-0.43-0.700.11
Russia-1.39-5.54-3.19-0.581.17-1.631.611.550.621.021.180.650.331.001.360.60-2.570.210.380.63-0.200.460.730.10-0.90
Singapore4.174.174.174.174.174.174.174.174.174.172.702.702.702.702.702.702.702.702.702.707.617.076.613.090.485.602.156.525.845.789.516.433.071.69-6.51-2.925.376.707.544.964.823.384.375.175.557.106.702.210.444.822.69-1.74-1.010.304.406.247.729.251.325.003.923.872.773.57-0.19-0.091.19
Slovakia-7.99-6.410.01-1.891.600.24-0.47-0.91-2.83-1.99-0.25-2.50-2.172.383.222.373.053.35-2.67-0.141.09-0.17-1.740.721.661.561.74
Slovenia-3.54-2.550.661.640.41-0.263.05-0.111.03-2.77-0.172.583.72-1.49-2.04-2.66-2.05-0.031.621.491.691.84
South Africa5.21-4.802.097.212.38-0.661.82-3.68-2.334.861.142.491.763.920.251.48
South Korea2.082.082.082.082.082.082.082.082.082.084.444.444.44-1.439.961.984.897.034.76-0.545.996.887.306.403.149.372.095.850.860.041.926.93-0.02-1.243.751.328.413.712.041.292.341.111.842.613.141.75-0.41-9.502.044.971.441.07-1.430.64-0.381.06-0.50-2.03-0.90-0.69-2.785.36-2.354.320.86-0.110.71
Spain0.140.210.451.520.460.780.781.20-1.68-1.540.81-0.19-0.15-1.680.381.021.11-1.160.521.420.750.851.840.83-1.28-0.56-1.11-4.00-4.31-2.85-4.13-1.97-2.07-4.59-1.581.864.323.262.913.921.72-1.84-3.28-0.531.921.533.884.894.854.773.912.702.822.913.343.572.550.72-5.88-2.27-2.39-4.83-3.061.092.782.332.04
Sri Lanka2.651.621.681.581.511.404.381.671.701.091.381.562.080.32-2.446.242.112.041.901.673.44-1.075.49-1.230.443.07-1.008.491.856.961.900.62-3.008.592.971.770.506.16-1.374.825.043.101.531.651.700.270.31
Saint Lucia0.460.14-0.42-0.200.852.923.565.71-2.0511.16-1.960.48-0.987.455.060.34
Sweden-0.54-0.09-1.090.46-0.64-1.351.48-0.140.181.310.92-0.090.18-0.230.09-0.62-2.75-1.360.551.96-2.06-2.04-0.580.800.471.17-1.69-2.050.841.31-0.390.750.840.981.300.491.462.661.380.69-2.34-3.36-3.311.421.94-0.03-0.991.592.621.050.62-1.39-1.410.800.241.323.101.24-2.882.591.98-0.140.361.451.602.341.28
Switzerland2.052.052.052.052.052.521.90-1.20-0.362.394.834.011.691.71-0.53-0.240.680.751.801.621.280.23-0.44-1.55-5.23-3.48-0.630.340.251.411.190.26-1.37-0.571.591.912.442.571.832.61-3.75-0.43-1.110.58-1.37-1.64-0.701.812.110.70-0.70-0.590.442.110.441.531.951.82-0.060.392.000.580.131.382.291.630.44
Taiwan1.391.391.391.391.391.391.391.391.391.393.493.303.381.110.472.404.974.283.814.113.574.357.413.010.582.655.404.044.730.801.740.293.133.341.194.045.29-0.101.010.261.302.402.24-0.333.03-0.94-1.423.650.950.67-3.630.111.513.121.212.041.58-1.61-2.122.511.572.110.751.03-0.40-2.711.54
Thailand2.38-7.6511.622.774.464.784.6610.245.948.000.91-8.6016.704.93-1.253.672.327.807.84-3.392.955.47-2.862.361.60-2.690.19-1.13-1.423.12-2.411.510.412.78-1.52-0.492.252.381.830.562.00-1.28-2.14-3.63-0.16-0.850.38
Turkey1.272.361.431.760.430.592.340.510.630.870.480.660.57-1.853.121.000.121.104.231.634.162.33-3.816.182.283.76-0.692.973.41-1.460.22-0.25-0.780.603.122.20-0.181.61-0.615.965.982.441.551.602.532.302.20
United Kingdom2.14-0.700.762.192.380.08-0.54-2.072.031.87-0.45-0.250.731.45-0.39-1.24-2.01-0.87-0.15-2.18-2.021.462.06-0.55-2.07-0.980.640.590.88-2.08-4.59-2.17-1.072.511.400.322.273.722.83-0.26-4.05-2.73-1.161.401.350.901.740.770.900.241.01-0.200.440.931.300.650.940.53-2.910.550.391.901.852.781.521.440.54
United States5.681.001.13-2.933.301.66-0.91-3.503.650.72-0.682.510.802.603.443.501.101.812.43-1.75-0.442.763.200.37-2.862.903.524.712.71-0.280.21-1.491.805.052.291.172.712.992.770.16-1.25-0.022.323.342.071.732.672.131.701.48-1.31-1.39-0.941.261.381.850.54-0.78-5.280.151.961.601.201.891.861.191.18
Uruguay-1.071.230.512.391.15-2.92-0.62-6.14-2.82-2.32-1.10-5.66-1.986.122.774.033.912.990.240.924.95-2.57-0.172.01-0.42-0.31
Venezuela2.532.532.532.532.802.532.532.532.532.812.502.502.502.502.712.212.212.212.212.375.023.685.025.014.71-1.372.345.903.0213.143.012.06-0.41-0.472.835.104.945.400.734.154.053.672.813.445.812.266.285.40-1.941.874.790.64-0.039.913.933.39
Vietnam3.103.103.093.143.222.753.820.861.103.181.794.403.424.5411.995.021.811.380.974.851.962.312.652.932.721.523.425.312.852.59-4.022.804.211.212.454.113.267.736.93-2.324.730.56-0.37-4.180.180.681.01

Growth of total hours worked, percent change

Source: The Conference Board Total Economy Database