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 II            2.9            8.8            5.7            1.5           -1.4           -1.3  
     I             3.4 r          1.7 r         -1.6 r          8.9 r          6.9 r          5.4 r

2013 ANNUAL        3.4            4.4            1.0            0.1 r         -1.4 r         -3.2 r

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

2012 ANNUAL        4.1            7.2            2.9            1.3 r         -0.7 r         -2.7 r

2012 IV            3.7            4.1            0.3            5.1 r          2.6 r          1.3 r
     III           1.4            2.0            0.6           -3.4           -5.0 r         -4.8 r
     II            4.7            6.7            1.9           -1.0 r         -2.4 r         -5.5 r
     I             8.8           12.2            3.1           11.9 r          9.6 r          2.8 r
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2014 II            2.7            5.2            2.4            2.4            0.3           -0.3  
     I             3.3 r          3.8 r          0.5 r          2.6 r          1.2 r         -0.6 r

2013 ANNUAL        3.4            4.4            1.0            0.1 r         -1.4 r         -3.2 r

2013 IV            3.3            4.9            1.6           -0.4 r         -1.6 r         -3.5 r
     III           3.6            4.2            0.6            1.3 r         -0.2 r         -2.2 r
     II            3.4            3.8            0.4            0.1 r         -1.3 r         -3.2 r
     I             3.3            4.8            1.4           -0.7 r         -2.4 r         -3.9 r

2012 ANNUAL        4.1            7.2            2.9            1.3 r         -0.7 r         -2.7 r

2012 IV            4.6            6.2            1.5            3.0            1.0           -1.6  
     III           3.8            7.1            3.2            0.2 r         -1.5 r         -3.5 r
     II            5.3            8.7            3.2            1.6 r         -0.3 r         -3.6 r
     I             2.8            6.9            4.0            0.7 r         -2.1 r         -2.1 r
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                                         Indexes 2009=100

2014 II          124.7          136.8          109.7          107.3           97.1           86.0  
     I           123.8 r        133.9 r        108.2 r        106.9 r         97.4 r         86.3 r

2013 ANNUAL      121.6          130.9          107.7          104.7 r         96.4 r         86.1 r

2013 IV          122.8 r        133.4 r        108.6          104.6 r         95.8 r         85.2 r
     III         122.0          131.2          107.5          105.1 r         96.5 r         86.1 r
     II          121.4          130.0          107.1          104.8 r         96.8 r         86.3 r
     I           119.9          129.1          107.7          104.1 r         96.3 r         86.8 r

2012 ANNUAL      117.6          125.4          106.6          104.6 r         97.7 r         89.0 r

2012 IV          118.9          127.1          106.9          105.0 r         97.4 r         88.3 r
     III         117.8          125.9          106.8          103.7 r         96.8 r         88.0 r
     II          117.4          125.2          106.6          104.6 r         98.0 r         89.1 r
     I           116.1          123.2          106.2          104.9 r         98.6 r         90.4 r
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                     August 8, 2014
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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