Table 4. Durable manufacturing sector: Productivity, hourly compensation, and unit labor costs, seasonally adjusted



Table 4. Durable 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 I             0.1           -0.1           -0.3           -0.6           -0.3           -0.8  

2015 ANNUAL        0.0 r          0.5 r          0.5            2.0            1.9            2.0 r

2015 IV           -2.1 r         -1.4 r          0.7 r          2.8 r          1.9 r          4.9 r
     III           5.1 r          2.3 r         -2.7            3.6            2.3 r         -1.4 r
     II            2.2 r          0.5 r         -1.7            5.6            3.1 r          3.3 r
     I            -4.0 r         -4.0 r          0.1           -3.5           -0.7 r          0.5 r

2014 ANNUAL        0.8 r          3.0 r          2.1            2.3            0.6            1.4 r

2014 IV           -0.3 r          2.0 r          2.3            6.1            6.4 r          6.5 r
     III           0.8 r          3.8 r          2.9            2.4            1.6 r          1.6 r
     II            2.2 r          7.2 r          4.9           -2.1           -4.0 r         -4.2 r
     I             1.6 r          0.5 r         -1.1            8.6            6.2 r          6.9 r
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2016 I             1.3            0.3           -1.0            2.8            1.7            1.5  

2015 ANNUAL        0.0 r          0.5 r          0.5            2.0            1.9            2.0 r

2015 IV            0.2 r         -0.7 r         -0.9            2.1            1.6 r          1.8 r
     III           0.7 r          0.2 r         -0.5            2.9            2.7            2.2 r
     II           -0.4 r          0.5 r          0.9            2.6            2.6 r          2.9 r
     I            -0.4 r          2.2 r          2.5            0.7            0.8 r          1.0 r

2014 ANNUAL        0.8 r          3.0 r          2.1            2.3            0.6            1.4 r

2014 IV            1.1 r          3.3 r          2.2            3.7            2.5 r          2.6 r
     III           1.1 r          4.0 r          2.9            1.5           -0.2 r          0.4 r
     II            0.5 r          3.2 r          2.6            1.3           -0.8            0.7 r
     I             0.7 r          1.4 r          0.7            2.7            1.3            2.0 r
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                                         Indexes 2009=100

2016 I           123.2          135.7          110.1          110.2           99.3           89.4  

2015 ANNUAL      122.7 r        135.7 r        110.6 r        108.9 r         98.6 r         88.7 r

2015 IV          123.2 r        135.7 r        110.2 r        110.3 r         99.4 r         89.6 r
     III         123.8 r        136.2 r        110.0          109.6           98.9 r         88.5 r
     II          122.3 r        135.4 r        110.8          108.6           98.4 r         88.8 r
     I           121.6 r        135.3 r        111.2          107.1           97.7 r         88.1 r

2014 ANNUAL      122.7 r        134.9 r        110.0          106.7           96.7           87.0 r

2014 IV          122.9 r        136.6 r        111.2          108.1           97.8 r         88.0 r
     III         123.0 r        136.0 r        110.6          106.5           96.3 r         86.6 r
     II          122.7 r        134.7 r        109.8          105.9           95.9 r         86.3 r
     I           122.1 r        132.4 r        108.5          106.4           96.9 r         87.2 r
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                        May 4, 2016
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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