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





Table 3. Manufacturing sector: Productivity, hourly compensation, and unit labor costs,
seasonally adjusted
                                                                              Real
                 Output                                        Compen-        compen-
 Year            per hour                      Hours           sation         sation         Unit
 and             of all                        of all          per hour       per hour       labor
 quarter         persons        Output         persons           (1)            (2)          costs
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                      Percent change from previous quarter at annual rate(5)

2015 I            -1.0 r         -1.1 r         -0.1            2.4 r          5.5 r          3.4 r

2014 ANNUAL        2.2            3.8            1.6            2.4 r          0.8 r          0.3 r

2014 IV            0.0 r          4.4 r          4.4            4.2 r          5.1 r          4.2 r
     III           3.4            4.9            1.4            2.1            1.0           -1.3  
     II            3.7            7.3            3.4           -1.9           -4.2           -5.4  
     I             2.6            1.6           -1.0            8.3            6.1            5.5  

2013 ANNUAL        1.9            2.7            0.8            0.5           -0.9           -1.4  

2013 IV            0.8            4.7            3.9            0.3           -1.1           -0.5  
     III           0.2            1.7            1.5            0.2           -2.1            0.0  
     II            3.9            1.5           -2.3            3.0            3.2           -0.9  
     I             2.4            4.8            2.3           -2.9           -4.3           -5.2  
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2015 I             1.5 r          3.8            2.3            1.7 r          1.8 r          0.2 r

2014 ANNUAL        2.2            3.8            1.6            2.4 r          0.8 r          0.3 r

2014 IV            2.4            4.5            2.0            3.1 r          1.9 r          0.7 r
     III           2.6            4.6            1.9            2.1            0.4           -0.5  
     II            1.8            3.8            2.0            1.6           -0.4           -0.2  
     I             1.9            2.4            0.5            2.9            1.5            1.0  

2013 ANNUAL        1.9            2.7            0.8            0.5           -0.9           -1.4  

2013 IV            1.8            3.2            1.3            0.1           -1.1           -1.7  
     III           2.2            2.6            0.4            1.2           -0.3           -1.0  
     II            2.3            2.4            0.2            0.8           -0.6           -1.5  
     I             1.5            2.7            1.2            0.0           -1.7           -1.5  
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                                         Indexes 2009=100

2015 I           113.0 r        122.2 r        108.1 r        109.6 r         99.9 r         97.0 r

2014 ANNUAL      112.6 r        120.3 r        106.9          107.9 r         97.8 r         95.9 r

2014 IV          113.3 r        122.5 r        108.2          108.9 r         98.6 r         96.2 r
     III         113.3          121.2          107.0          107.8           97.4           95.2  
     II          112.4          119.8          106.6          107.3           97.2           95.5  
     I           111.3          117.7          105.7          107.8           98.2           96.8  

2013 ANNUAL      110.2          115.9          105.2          105.4           97.1           95.6  

2013 IV          110.6          117.2          106.0          105.6           96.8           95.5  
     III         110.4          115.9          105.0          105.6           97.1           95.6  
     II          110.4          115.4          104.6          105.5           97.6           95.6  
     I           109.3          115.0          105.2          104.7           96.8           95.8  
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                       June 4, 2015
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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