Figure 14: Movement of Unemployment Rates and Wage Disparity Index of Main Developed Countries

Unemployment Rate

Data sourse: OECD Economic Indicators

Wage Disparity index


  1. Data source: Economic Planning Agency (1996) World Economic Survey
  2. Figures are defined as (wages of upper 10% class/wages of lower 10%).
  3. Wages here is calculated by multiplying wage rate per hour by working hours.