Special Report

The Most Productive Countries in the World

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30. Israel
> GDP per person employed: $79,182
> Gross domestic product: $365.6 billion
> Unemployment rate: 3.9%
> Avg. annual hours worked: 1,880

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29. Iceland
> GDP per person employed: $80,508
> Gross domestic product: $26.7 billion
> Unemployment rate: 3.2%
> Avg. annual hours worked: 1,864

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28. United Kingdom
> GDP per person employed: $80,545
> Gross domestic product: $2.8 trillion
> Unemployment rate: 4.1%
> Avg. annual hours worked: 1,675

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27. Spain
> GDP per person employed: $84,155
> Gross domestic product: $1.4 trillion
> Unemployment rate: 15.6%
> Avg. annual hours worked: 1,689

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26. Canada
> GDP per person employed: $86,418
> Gross domestic product: $1.7 trillion
> Unemployment rate: 6.1%
> Avg. annual hours worked: 1,688

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