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





Table 4. Durable 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 r          6.3 r          3.0 r          0.8 r         -0.3 r         -2.3 r
     II            4.0 r         10.1 r          5.9           -3.1 r         -5.9 r         -6.8 r
     I             3.5            1.8           -1.6           10.0            7.9            6.3  

2013 ANNUAL        3.1            4.2            1.0            0.1           -1.4           -3.0  

2013 IV            2.6            6.9            4.2           -1.7           -2.9           -4.2  
     III           2.0            3.6            1.6            1.0           -1.0           -0.9  
     II            5.2            2.9           -2.1            2.6            2.1           -2.5  
     I             3.4            6.4            2.9           -3.4           -4.5           -6.5  

2012 ANNUAL        3.0            6.0            2.9            1.3           -0.7           -1.6  

2012 IV            3.3            3.6            0.3            5.1            2.6            1.7  
     III           0.5            1.1            0.6           -3.4           -5.0           -4.0  
     II            3.4            5.3            1.9           -1.0           -2.4           -4.3  
     I             7.0           10.3            3.1           11.9            9.6            4.6  
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2014 III           3.3 r          6.2 r          2.8 r          1.4 r         -0.4 r         -1.9 r
     II            3.0            5.6 r          2.5            1.4 r         -0.6 r         -1.5 r
     I             3.3            3.8            0.5            2.9            1.5           -0.4  

2013 ANNUAL        3.1            4.2            1.0            0.1           -1.4           -3.0  

2013 IV            3.3            4.9            1.6           -0.4           -1.6           -3.5  
     III           3.5            4.1            0.6            1.3           -0.2           -2.1  
     II            3.1            3.5            0.4            0.1           -1.3           -2.9  
     I             2.6            4.1            1.4           -0.7           -2.4           -3.3  

2012 ANNUAL        3.0            6.0            2.9            1.3           -0.7           -1.6  

2012 IV            3.5            5.1            1.5            3.0            1.0           -0.5  
     III           2.5            5.8            3.2            0.2           -1.5           -2.3  
     II            4.1            7.3            3.2            1.6           -0.3           -2.4  
     I             1.8            5.9            4.0            0.7           -2.1           -1.1  
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                                         Indexes 2009=100

2014 III         124.0 r        137.1 r        110.5 r        106.5 r         96.1 r         85.9 r
     II          123.1 r        135.0 r        109.7          106.3 r         96.2 r         86.4 r
     I           121.9          131.8          108.2          107.1           97.7           87.9  

2013 ANNUAL      119.6          128.8          107.7          104.7           96.4           87.5  

2013 IV          120.8          131.2          108.6          104.6           95.8           86.6  
     III         120.1          129.1          107.5          105.1           96.5           87.5  
     II          119.5          127.9          107.1          104.8           96.8           87.7  
     I           118.0          127.0          107.7          104.1           96.3           88.3  

2012 ANNUAL      116.0          123.7          106.6          104.6           97.7           90.2  

2012 IV          117.0          125.1          106.9          105.0           97.4           89.8  
     III         116.1          124.0          106.8          103.7           96.8           89.4  
     II          115.9          123.6          106.6          104.6           98.0           90.3  
     I           114.9          122.0          106.2          104.9           98.6           91.3  
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                   December 3, 2014
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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