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UK workers productivity rises most since 2011

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Staff Writer | Friday January 5, 2018 8:33AM ET
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Britain   Output per hour grew 0.9% sequentially

UK labor productivity increased at the fastest pace in more than six years in the third quarter, the Office for National Statistics said.


Output per hour grew 0.9% sequentially in the third quarter, the largest increase since the second quarter of 2011.

Labor productivity grew in both the services and manufacturing industries. Services productivity climbed 1.0% on the previous quarter, and manufacturing productivity by 1.0%.

Data showed that unit labor cost rose 1.3%, the lowest increase since the second quarter of 2015.

 

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