Long term trends in material productivity 1980 (1992) – 2008 (2007)
This figure shows the material productivity (GDP per tonnes DMC) for selected EU27 countries and selected other countries in 1980 (1992) and 2009 (2008).
The data are taken from external data bases: GDP in millions of 2011 US$ (converted to 2011 price level with updated 2005 EKS PPPs) and labour hours from Total Economy Database, DMC from Eurostat, IFF database and WI database.
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This briefing is part of the EEA's report The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe’s environment.
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