Table 3. Manufacturing sector: Productivity, hourly compensation, and unit labor costs, seasonally adjusted



Table 3. Manufacturing sector: Labor productivity, hourly compensation, and unit labor costs,
seasonally adjusted.
                                                                             Real
Year              Labor                                       Hourly         hourly          Unit
and               produc-                      Hours          compensa-      compensa-       labor
quarter           tivity        Output         worked         tion (1)       tion (2)        costs
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                      Percent change from previous quarter at annual rate (5)

2016 I             1.9            0.7           -1.1            0.6            0.9           -1.2  

2015 ANNUAL        0.2 r          1.1 r          0.8 r          2.2            2.0            1.9 r

2015 IV           -1.0 r         -0.4 r          0.6 r          2.5 r          1.7 r          3.6 r
     III           3.7 r          1.9 r         -1.7            4.0            2.6 r          0.3 r
     II            1.5 r          0.6 r         -0.9            5.6            3.0 r          4.0 r
     I            -1.7 r         -1.4 r          0.3           -2.4            0.5 r         -0.7 r

2014 ANNUAL       -0.1 r          1.5 r          1.6            2.7            1.1            2.8 r

2014 IV           -1.2 r          2.6 r          3.9            4.9            5.2 r          6.1 r
     III           0.9 r          2.5 r          1.6            2.5            1.6 r          1.5 r
     II            1.4 r          4.9 r          3.4           -1.8           -3.7 r         -3.2 r
     I             0.3 r         -0.9 r         -1.2            8.9            6.4 r          8.5 r
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2016 I             1.5            0.7           -0.8            3.1            2.0            1.6  

2015 ANNUAL        0.2 r          1.1 r          0.8 r          2.2            2.0            1.9 r

2015 IV            0.6 r          0.2 r         -0.4            2.4            1.9            1.7 r
     III           0.6 r          0.9 r          0.4            2.9            2.8            2.4 r
     II           -0.1 r          1.1 r          1.2            2.6            2.6 r          2.7 r
     I            -0.1 r          2.1 r          2.3            0.7            0.8            0.9 r

2014 ANNUAL       -0.1 r          1.5 r          1.6            2.7            1.1            2.8 r

2014 IV            0.4 r          2.3 r          1.9            3.5            2.3            3.2 r
     III           0.2 r          2.1 r          1.9            2.3            0.5            2.1 r
     II           -0.6 r          1.3 r          2.0            1.8           -0.2 r          2.4 r
     I            -0.4 r          0.2 r          0.5            3.3            1.9            3.7 r
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                                         Indexes 2009=100

2016 I           119.6          128.3          107.3          111.8          100.9           93.5  

2015 ANNUAL      118.6 r        127.8 r        107.7 r        110.2 r         99.8 r         92.9 r

2015 IV          119.1 r        128.1 r        107.6 r        111.7 r        100.6 r         93.8 r
     III         119.4 r        128.2 r        107.4          111.0          100.2 r         93.0 r
     II          118.3 r        127.6 r        107.9          109.9           99.6 r         92.9 r
     I           117.8 r        127.4 r        108.1          108.4           98.8 r         92.0 r

2014 ANNUAL      118.4 r        126.5 r        106.8          107.9           97.8           91.2 r

2014 IV          118.3 r        127.8 r        108.0          109.1           98.7 r         92.2 r
     III         118.7 r        127.0 r        107.0          107.8           97.5 r         90.8 r
     II          118.4 r        126.2 r        106.6          107.1           97.1 r         90.5 r
     I           118.0 r        124.7 r        105.7          107.6           98.0 r         91.2 r
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                        May 4, 2016
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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