Measures labour productivity in the business sector as measured by the ratio of output (GDP) to the number of hours worked.
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PUBLISHED - Aug 4, 2017
According to Statistics Canada's latest productivity database, Alberta has the highest labour productivity level in the country. In 2016, labour productivity in Alberta's business sector was $69.70 per hour, 39.4% higher than the Canadian average of $50.00 per hour. In terms of labour productivity growth, Alberta had a 1.1% decrease between 2015 and 2016, compared with a 0.4% increase at the national level.