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 II            2.5            1.5           -1.0            0.2           -2.7           -2.3  
     I            -0.6 r         -0.5 r          0.1 r         -1.7 r          1.3 r         -1.1 r

2014 ANNUAL        1.3 r          2.9 r          1.6            2.7 r          1.0 r          1.4 r

2014 IV           -0.4 r          4.0 r          4.4            4.3 r          5.1            4.7 r
     III           2.9 r          4.4 r          1.4            2.7 r          1.5 r         -0.2 r
     II            2.8 r          6.3 r          3.4           -1.8 r         -4.2           -4.4 r
     I             2.0 r          1.0 r         -1.0            8.7 r          6.5 r          6.5 r

2013 ANNUAL        0.7 r          1.5 r          0.8            0.2 r         -1.2 r         -0.5 r

2013 IV           -0.5 r          3.4 r          3.9           -0.3 r         -1.6 r          0.2 r
     III          -0.9 r          0.6 r          1.5            1.0 r         -1.3 r          1.9 r
     II            2.5 r          0.1 r         -2.3            4.1 r          4.3 r          1.6 r
     I             1.1 r          3.5 r          2.3           -5.4 r         -6.7 r         -6.4 r
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2015 II            1.1            2.3            1.2            1.3            1.3            0.2  
     I             1.2 r          3.5 r          2.3            0.8 r          0.9 r         -0.3 r

2014 ANNUAL        1.3 r          2.9 r          1.6            2.7 r          1.0 r          1.4 r

2014 IV            1.8 r          3.9 r          2.0            3.4 r          2.2 r          1.5 r
     III           1.8 r          3.7 r          1.9            2.2 r          0.5 r          0.4 r
     II            0.8 r          2.8 r          2.0            1.8 r         -0.2 r          1.0 r
     I             0.8 r          1.3 r          0.5            3.3 r          1.9 r          2.5 r

2013 ANNUAL        0.7 r          1.5 r          0.8            0.2 r         -1.2 r         -0.5 r

2013 IV            0.5 r          1.9 r          1.3           -0.2 r         -1.4 r         -0.7 r
     III           1.1 r          1.5 r          0.4            0.9 r         -0.6 r         -0.2 r
     II            1.0 r          1.2 r          0.2            0.4 r         -0.9 r         -0.6 r
     I             0.1 r          1.2 r          1.2           -0.3 r         -2.0 r         -0.4 r
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                                         Indexes 2009=100

2015 II          121.2          130.7          107.9          108.5           98.2           89.6  
     I           120.4 r        130.2 r        108.2 r        108.5 r         98.9 r         90.1 r

2014 ANNUAL      120.0 r        128.3 r        106.9          107.9 r         97.8 r         89.9 r

2014 IV          120.6 r        130.4 r        108.2          109.0 r         98.6 r         90.4 r
     III         120.7 r        129.1 r        107.0          107.8 r         97.4 r         89.3 r
     II          119.8 r        127.8 r        106.6          107.1 r         97.0 r         89.4 r
     I           119.0 r        125.8 r        105.7          107.6 r         98.1 r         90.4 r

2013 ANNUAL      118.5 r        124.6 r        105.2          105.0 r         96.8 r         88.7 r

2013 IV          118.4 r        125.5 r        106.0          105.4 r         96.5 r         89.0 r
     III         118.6 r        124.5 r        105.0          105.4 r         96.9 r         88.9 r
     II          118.8 r        124.3 r        104.6          105.2 r         97.3 r         88.5 r
     I           118.1 r        124.2 r        105.2          104.1 r         96.2 r         88.2 r
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                    August 11, 2015
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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