Special Report

The Most Productive Countries in the World

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25. Malta
> GDP per person employed: $90,841
> Gross domestic product: $14.3 billion
> Unemployment rate: 4.1%
> Avg. annual hours worked: 1,962

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24. Germany
> GDP per person employed: $91,770
> Gross domestic product: $4.0 trillion
> Unemployment rate: 3.5%
> Avg. annual hours worked: 1,371

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23. Australia
> GDP per person employed: $91,885
> Gross domestic product: $1.4 trillion
> Unemployment rate: 5.3%
> Avg. annual hours worked: 1,803

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22. Finland
> GDP per person employed: $92,576
> Gross domestic product: $276.6 billion
> Unemployment rate: 7.7%
> Avg. annual hours worked: 1,643

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21. Denmark
> GDP per person employed: $95,225
> Gross domestic product: $354.7 billion
> Unemployment rate: 5.4%
> Avg. annual hours worked: 1,438

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