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)

2014 III           3.2            4.1            0.8            2.5            1.4           -0.7  
     II            3.5 r          7.1 r          3.4 r          1.6           -1.4           -1.8 r
     I             3.2            1.6           -1.6            8.9            6.9            5.5  

2013 ANNUAL        2.0            2.7            0.7            0.6           -0.8           -1.4  

2013 IV            1.3            4.7            3.4            0.8           -0.4           -0.5  
     III           0.5            1.7            1.1            0.6           -1.4            0.0  
     II            3.7            1.5           -2.2            2.9            2.4           -0.9  
     I             3.1            4.8            1.7           -2.3           -3.4           -5.2  

2012 ANNUAL        1.0            3.3            2.3            1.7           -0.3            0.8  

2012 IV            1.9            2.4            0.4            4.3            1.8            2.4  
     III           0.1            1.2            1.1           -2.1           -3.7           -2.1  
     II            1.0            2.4            1.3            0.4           -1.0           -0.7  
     I             2.8            6.1            3.1           10.7            8.4            7.6  
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2014 III           2.8            4.4            1.5            3.4            1.6            0.6  
     II            2.1            3.8 r          1.6            2.9            0.9            0.8  
     I             2.2            2.4            0.2            3.2            1.8            1.0  

2013 ANNUAL        2.0            2.7            0.7            0.6           -0.8           -1.4  

2013 IV            2.2            3.2            1.0            0.5           -0.7           -1.7  
     III           2.3            2.6            0.3            1.3           -0.2           -1.0  
     II            2.2            2.4            0.3            0.7           -0.8           -1.5  
     I             1.5            2.7            1.1            0.0           -1.6           -1.4  

2012 ANNUAL        1.0            3.3            2.3            1.7           -0.3            0.8  

2012 IV            1.5            3.0            1.5            3.2            1.3            1.7  
     III           0.6            3.2            2.6            0.9           -0.7            0.4  
     II            1.5            4.0            2.4            1.8           -0.1            0.3  
     I             0.4            3.2            2.8            1.0           -1.7            0.7  
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                                         Indexes 2009=100

2014 III         113.6          121.0          106.5          109.3           98.6           96.2  
     II          112.7 r        119.7 r        106.2 r        108.6 r         98.3 r         96.4 r
     I           111.7 r        117.7 r        105.3          108.2           98.6           96.8 r

2013 ANNUAL      110.3          115.9          105.1          105.5           97.1           95.6  

2013 IV          110.9          117.2          105.8          105.9           97.0           95.5  
     III         110.5          115.9          104.9          105.7           97.1           95.6  
     II          110.4          115.4          104.6          105.5           97.5           95.6  
     I           109.4          115.0          105.2          104.8           96.9           95.8  

2012 ANNUAL      108.1          112.8          104.4          104.8           97.9           97.0  

2012 IV          108.5          113.6          104.7          105.4           97.7           97.1  
     III         108.0          113.0          104.6          104.3           97.3           96.6  
     II          108.0          112.7          104.3          104.8           98.2           97.1  
     I           107.7          112.0          104.0          104.7           98.5           97.2  
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                   November 6, 2014
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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