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Labour productivity

Labour productivity is calculated by dividing gross domestic product (i.e. value added) or output by the number of hours worked to achieve it. According to the neoclassical economic theory, economic growth is born out of growth in productivity of labour.

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Validity of the definition

  • Valid until (31 December 2078)

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus