the best compression tool in linux

I try to compare which compression tool that result the smallest file size in linux. I compare tar.gz, tar.bz2, and xz so this is my opinion :
$tar cvjf result.tar.bz2 source
$tar cvJf result.tar.xz source

I prefer bz2 for regular compression and xz for backup compression.

source : stephane.lesimple.fr

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