Table 1
Sources of annual average growth in labour productivity in the total business sector

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Sources of annual average growth in labour productivity in the total business sector
Table summary
This table displays the sources of annual average growth in labour productivity in the total business sector. The row headers provide information on labour productivity and the related variables. The column headers provide information by period, displayed in percent as a unit of measure.
  1980 to 2000 2000 to 2010 Difference
  percent percentage points
Real gross domestic product 3.2 1.6 -1.5
Labour productivity 1.6 0.8 -0.9
Hours worked 1.5 0.9 -0.7
Contribution to labour productivity  
Capital deepening 1.0 1.0 0.0
Labour composition 0.4 0.3 -0.1
Multifactor productivity 0.3 -0.5 -0.8
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, CANSIM table 383-0021.
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