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Firing Costs (Weeks of Wages) (weeks), 2009
Labour | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 74 countries in 2009, Ghana ranked the highest in Firing Costs (Weeks of Wages) with 178 weeks followed by Egypt and Indonesia. On the other end of the scale was Austria with 2.00 weeks, Georgia with 4.00 weeks and Singapore with 4.00 weeks.

Average Firing Costs (Weeks of Wages) reached 51.2 weeks in 2009 in the World. This is 0.466 % less than in the previous year and % the same as 10 years ago.

Historically, average Firing Costs (Weeks of Wages) reached an all time high of 52.2 weeks in 2005 and an all time low of 50.0 weeks in 2003. The average annual growth amounted to 0.375 % since 2003.

Data for more countries are available at Firing Costs (Weeks of Wages) indicator page.