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 II           -0.2           -0.8           -0.7            2.9            0.4            3.1  
     I             1.5 r          0.7 r         -0.8 r         -4.6 r         -4.3 r         -5.9 r

2015 ANNUAL        0.3 r          1.2 r          0.8            2.5            2.4            2.2 r

2015 IV           -1.1 r         -0.5            0.6            8.2 r          7.4 r          9.5 r
     III           3.7            1.9           -1.7            4.4 r          3.0 r          0.7 r
     II            1.5            0.6           -0.9            5.4 r          2.9 r          3.8 r
     I            -1.7           -1.4            0.3           -1.9 r          1.0 r         -0.2 r

2014 ANNUAL        0.1 r          1.7 r          1.6            2.8 r          1.1            2.7 r

2014 IV           -1.1 r          2.7 r          3.9            3.7 r          4.1 r          4.9 r
     III           1.2 r          2.8 r          1.6            3.3 r          2.4 r          2.0 r
     II            1.9 r          5.3 r          3.4           -2.6 r         -4.5 r         -4.4 r
     I             0.9 r         -0.3 r         -1.2           10.4 r          8.0 r          9.5 r
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2016 II            0.9            0.3           -0.6            2.6            1.5            1.7  
     I             1.4 r          0.7 r         -0.7            3.3 r          2.2 r          1.9 r

2015 ANNUAL        0.3 r          1.2 r          0.8            2.5            2.4            2.2 r

2015 IV            0.6            0.1           -0.4            4.0 r          3.5 r          3.4 r
     III           0.6            1.0 r          0.4            2.9            2.7 r          2.3 r
     II            0.0 r          1.2 r          1.2            2.6            2.6            2.6 r
     I             0.1 r          2.4 r          2.3            0.6 r          0.7 r          0.5 r

2014 ANNUAL        0.1 r          1.7 r          1.6            2.8 r          1.1            2.7 r

2014 IV            0.7 r          2.6 r          1.9            3.6 r          2.4 r          2.9 r
     III           0.5 r          2.4 r          1.9            2.4 r          0.6 r          1.8 r
     II           -0.4 r          1.5 r          2.0            1.8           -0.3 r          2.2 r
     I            -0.5 r          0.0 r          0.5            3.3            1.9            3.8 r
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                                         Indexes 2009=100

2016 II          120.4          129.0          107.2          112.8          101.1           93.7  
     I           120.4 r        129.3 r        107.4 r        112.0 r        101.0 r         93.0 r

2015 ANNUAL      119.6 r        128.8 r        107.7          110.7 r        100.2 r         92.5 r

2015 IV          120.0 r        129.1 r        107.6          113.3 r        102.1 r         94.4 r
     III         120.3 r        129.2 r        107.4          111.1 r        100.3 r         92.3 r
     II          119.3 r        128.6 r        107.9          109.9 r         99.5 r         92.1 r
     I           118.8 r        128.4 r        108.1          108.4 r         98.8 r         91.3 r

2014 ANNUAL      119.2 r        127.4 r        106.8          107.9 r         97.8 r         90.5 r

2014 IV          119.3 r        128.9 r        108.0          109.0 r         98.6 r         91.3 r
     III         119.6 r        128.0 r        107.0          108.0 r         97.6 r         90.2 r
     II          119.3 r        127.1 r        106.6          107.1 r         97.0 r         89.8 r
     I           118.7 r        125.5 r        105.7          107.8 r         98.2 r         90.8 r
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                     August 9, 2016
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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