Figure A.2
International Labour Cost Comparison
Average Per Operation
($US '000)
Statutory Benefits  Rank5 Other Benefits  Rank5 Salaries & Wages Rank5 Total Labour Costs Rank5
North America
Lethbridge $327 1 $1,489 6 $5,718 5 $7,534 2
Canada 551 3 1,525 7 5,777 8 7,852 3
US 576 4 2,256 10 6,184 7 9,017 9
Europe                
France 2,097 10 1,194 3 4,950 1 8,241 6
Germany 1,105 7 1,428 5 6,677 19 9,210 10
Italy 1,507 9 1,265 4 5,366 3 8,139 4
Netherlands 826 6 1,700 9 5,682 4 8,208 5
UK 526 2 1,591 8 5,197 2 7,314 1
Asia Pacific                
Australia 1,246 8 1,037 1 6,456 9 8,739 8
Japan 789 5 1,192 2 6,315 8 8,296 7