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 II            3.6            7.0            3.2            2.2           -0.8           -1.3  
     I             3.2 r          1.5 r         -1.6            8.3 r          6.2 r          5.0 r

2013 ANNUAL        2.3            2.9            0.7            0.6 r         -0.8 r         -1.6 r

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

2012 ANNUAL        1.9            4.3            2.3            1.7 r         -0.3 r         -0.2 r

2012 IV            2.3            2.7            0.4            4.3 r          1.8 r          2.0 r
     III           0.8            1.9            1.1           -2.1 r         -3.7 r         -2.8 r
     II            2.1            3.4            1.3            0.4 r         -1.0 r         -1.7 r
     I             4.2            7.5            3.1           10.7 r          8.4 r          6.2 r
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2014 II            2.1            3.7            1.5            2.9            0.9            0.8  
     I             2.2 r          2.4 r          0.2            3.1 r          1.7 r          0.9 r

2013 ANNUAL        2.3            2.9            0.7            0.6 r         -0.8 r         -1.6 r

2013 IV            2.1            3.2            1.0            0.5 r         -0.7 r         -1.7 r
     III           2.4            2.7            0.3            1.3 r         -0.2 r         -1.0 r
     II            2.5            2.7            0.3            0.7 r         -0.8 r         -1.8 r
     I             2.0            3.2            1.1            0.0 r         -1.6 r         -2.0 r

2012 ANNUAL        1.9            4.3            2.3            1.7 r         -0.3 r         -0.2 r

2012 IV            2.3            3.9            1.5            3.2            1.3            0.9  
     III           1.6            4.2            2.6            0.9 r         -0.7           -0.7 r
     II            2.6            5.0            2.4            1.8 r         -0.1 r         -0.8 r
     I             1.2            4.0            2.8            1.0 r         -1.7 r         -0.2 r
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                                         Indexes 2009=100

2014 II          114.4          121.4          106.2          108.6           98.3           95.0  
     I           113.4 r        119.4 r        105.3          108.0 r         98.5 r         95.3 r

2013 ANNUAL      111.9          117.6          105.1          105.5 r         97.1 r         94.3 r

2013 IV          112.5 r        118.9 r        105.8          105.9 r         97.0 r         94.1 r
     III         112.1          117.6          104.9          105.7 r         97.1 r         94.3 r
     II          112.0          117.1          104.6          105.5 r         97.5 r         94.3 r
     I           110.9          116.7          105.2          104.8 r         96.9 r         94.5 r

2012 ANNUAL      109.4          114.2          104.4          104.8 r         97.9 r         95.8 r

2012 IV          110.1          115.3          104.7          105.4 r         97.7 r         95.7 r
     III         109.5          114.5          104.6          104.3 r         97.3 r         95.3 r
     II          109.3          114.0          104.3          104.8 r         98.2 r         95.9 r
     I           108.7          113.0          104.0          104.7 r         98.5 r         96.3 r
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                     August 8, 2014
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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