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The UK’s productivity gap: By numbers

9 December 2017

9:00 AM

9 December 2017

9:00 AM

The picture across the UK


 
Data compiled by BAE, the Office for National Statistics and the World Robotics Report

 

Labour productivity at BAE

 

£95,000
Average per full-time BAE worker in 2015
2x
The national productivity average
£46,000
The UK productivity average

What factors make the biggest difference to productivity?

 

Output per hour and worker

 
Since 2008, UK productivity has stopped growing, which has also led to a wage slowdown.

 

The international scene

 

UK employment

 
As of November, 32.06 million are employed in the UK

 

The robots are coming

 
Automation has a positive impact on productivity; but the UK robot density (the number per 10,000 employees) is just above the world average.


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