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Table 20. Unit labour cost in the food and beverage manufacturing sector, G-7 and Mexico, 2000
Country or entity Production Value added Value added Total employees Value added per worker purchasing power parities Labour compensation1 Unit labour cost
millions of US dollars purchasing power parities thousands US dollars US dollars per worker US dollars
Canada2
43,474
12,894
15,950
257
62,061
25,419
0.51
United States
484,960
126,971
126,971
1,714
74,079
40,900
0.55
United Kingdom
96,409
32,083
29,528
488
60,509
42,440
0.65
France
121,235
32,759
32,447
626
51,833
28,104
0.54
Germany
137,748
38,367
38,002
993
38,270
24,021
0.62
Japan3
321,057
124,717
86,987
1,828
47,586
34,833
0.52
Italy4
83,933
21,957
21,939
475
46,187
22,059
0.48
G-7
1,288,816
389,748
351,824
6,381
55,136
31,111
0.72
Mexico
69,768
26,069
41,158
692
59,478
7,122
0.18
1. Labour compensation divided by value added.
2. For Canada: value added, labour compensation, and unit labour cost are for 1999.
3. For Japan: value added is for 1997; labour compensation and unit labour cost are for 1996.
4. For Italy: value added, labour compensation and unit labour cost are for 1999, while production volume is for 1996.
Sources: STAN Database for Industrial Analysis, published by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).