Table 3
Average annual labour productivity growth by manufacturing sector

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Average annual labour productivity growth by manufacturing sector


Table summary
This table displays the results of average annual labour productivity growth by manufacturing sector. The information is grouped by plant grouping (appearing as row headers),  1990 to 1996,  2000 to 2006 and difference, calculated using percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).

Plant grouping  1990 to 1996  2000 to 2006 Difference
  percent
Entrants to export markets 3.3 1.6 -1.7
Natural resources 2.6 2.8 0.2
Labour-intensive 3.5 0.4 -3.1
Scale-based 0.7 3.4 2.7
Product-differentiated 7.0 0.5 -6.6
Science-based 4.2 1.5 -2.7
Continuing non-exporters -1.8 1.3 3.1
Natural resources -1.5 1.4 2.9
Labour-intensive -1.8 0.7 2.5
Scale-based -4.5 3.6 8.1
Product-differentiated 0.7 -0.7 -1.3
Science-based -0.6 1.5 2.1
Continuing exporters 2.1 1.5 -0.7
Natural resources 1.6 1.9 0.3
Labour-intensive 1.8 -0.3 -2.1
Scale-based 2.3 2.8 0.5
Product-differentiated 2.6 1.2 -1.5
Science-based 2.8 1.0 -1.8
Exiters from export markets -4.8 1.2 6.0
Natural resources -3.5 2.4 5.9
Labour-intensive -5.6 0.0 5.6
Scale-based -5.8 2.5 8.3
Product-differentiated -4.8 -0.7 4.1
Science-based -4.0 2.9 6.9
       
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, authors' compilation from the Annual Survey of Manufacturers.
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