Euroepan Union

Country
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Average hours per week

Hourly productivity per Productivity/Employe
emplyee (EU15=100)
e/Year (EU27=100)

Average
income/Month €

Sales tax on food

Belgium
France
Netherland
Germany
Ireland
Sveden
Denmark
Austria
Finland
Spain
Great Britain
Italy
Malta
Slovenija
Greece
Cyprus

35.2
36.4
29.7
34.4
35.3
35.7
34.5
37.5
36.7
38.3
36.4
37
38.4
39.9
39.8
38.9

124.5
121.2
119.9
111.2
106.9
104
101.6
99.7
97.6
92.6
90.5
89.4
75.1
72.3
72
67

124.9
120.5
110.9
104.5
135.2
111.5
100.6
111.5
107.1
110.8
110.1
109.7
88
82
102
88.7

3,221
2,661
3,500
3,350
3,367
3,072
4,430
3,251
3,009
1,824
3,837
1,900
1,344
1,381
1,394
1,775

12%
6%
6%
7%
14%
12%
13%
10%
13%
8%
5%
10%
5%
9%
11%
8%

Slovakia

40.4

61

78.9

750

20%

Portugal
Hungary
Czech Rep.
Poland
Estonia
Latvyia
Lithuania
Bulgary
Luxemburg
Romania

39.1
40.1
40.5
40
39.5
38.7
41.3
41
40
40

57.8
55.8
53.6
53
47.8
45.8
40
31.4
n
n

73.9
70.2
71.8
65.2
64.4
49.9
55.8
37.2
167.9
47.1

1278
729
840
697
777
615
591
215
3,880
357

13%
18%
10%
7%
9%
9%
10%
7%
12%
9%

Sources: EU statistics for 2009

Slovakia has 60% produktivity of Denmark, but only 17% icome. And Daneses works 15% less as Slovaks do.
Even former partner in Tchechoslovakia, Czech Republik, has 7% less produktivity but 12% higher income.

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