Table 5. Nondurable manufacturing sector: Productivity, hourly compensation, and unit labor costs, seasonally adjusted





Table 5. Nondurable 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)

2015 ANNUAL        0.8 r          2.3            1.5 r          2.4 r          2.3 r          1.6 r

2015 IV            0.3            1.6 r          1.2 r          1.6 r          1.3 r          1.2 r
     III           2.3 r          2.2 r         -0.1 r          4.9 r          3.2 r          2.6 r
     II            0.8 r          1.2            0.4 r          5.6 r          2.5 r          4.7  
     I             0.9 r          1.7            0.8 r         -0.2 r          2.8 r         -1.1  

2014 ANNUAL        0.8 r          1.5            0.6 r          3.5 r          1.8 r          2.6  

2014 IV           -2.3 r          4.1            6.6 r          2.8 r          3.7 r          5.3  
     III           2.8 r          2.1           -0.7 r          2.4 r          1.2 r         -0.4  
     II            2.9 r          3.7            0.8 r         -1.4 r         -3.8 r         -4.2  
     I             1.8 r          0.4           -1.3 r          9.3 r          7.0 r          7.4 r

2013 ANNUAL        0.9            1.1            0.2            1.2           -0.2            0.3  

2013 IV           -1.0 r          1.0            2.1 r          4.3 r          2.9 r          5.4  
     III          -2.2 r         -0.4            1.8 r         -0.9 r         -3.2 r          1.3  
     II            2.1            0.3           -1.7 r          5.2 r          5.4 r          3.1  
     I             3.8 r          3.3           -0.5 r         -3.0 r         -4.3 r         -6.6  
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2015 ANNUAL        0.8 r          2.3            1.5 r          2.4 r          2.3 r          1.6 r

2015 IV            1.1 r          1.7            0.6 r          2.9 r          2.5 r          1.8 r
     III           0.4 r          2.3            1.9 r          3.2 r          3.1 r          2.8 r
     II            0.5 r          2.3            1.7 r          2.6 r          2.6 r          2.1  
     I             1.0 r          2.9            1.8 r          0.9 r          0.9 r         -0.2  

2014 ANNUAL        0.8 r          1.5            0.6 r          3.5 r          1.8 r          2.6  

2014 IV            1.3 r          2.6            1.3 r          3.2 r          2.0 r          1.9  
     III           1.6 r          1.8            0.2 r          3.6 r          1.8 r          1.9  
     II            0.4 r          1.2            0.8 r          2.7 r          0.6 r          2.4  
     I             0.2 r          0.4            0.2            4.4            3.0 r          4.3  

2013 ANNUAL        0.9            1.1            0.2            1.2           -0.2            0.3  

2013 IV            0.7            1.1            0.4            1.4            0.1            0.7  
     III           1.3            1.2           -0.1            0.9           -0.6           -0.4  
     II            1.4 r          1.5            0.0            1.4 r          0.0 r          0.0  
     I             0.1 r          0.8            0.7 r          1.2           -0.5            1.1  
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                                         Indexes 2009=100

2015 ANNUAL      112.9 r        116.6 r        103.3 r        112.1 r        101.5 r         99.3 r

2015 IV          113.3 r        117.3 r        103.5 r        113.5 r        102.3 r        100.2 r
     III         113.2 r        116.9 r        103.2 r        113.1 r        102.0 r         99.9 r
     II          112.6 r        116.2          103.2 r        111.7 r        101.2 r         99.2 r
     I           112.4 r        115.9          103.1 r        110.2 r        100.5 r         98.1 r

2014 ANNUAL      112.0 r        114.0          101.7 r        109.5 r         99.2 r         97.7 r

2014 IV          112.1 r        115.4          102.9 r        110.3 r         99.8 r         98.4 r
     III         112.8 r        114.3          101.3 r        109.5 r         98.9 r         97.1 r
     II          112.0 r        113.6          101.5 r        108.9 r         98.6 r         97.2 r
     I           111.2 r        112.6          101.3 r        109.3 r         99.6 r         98.3 r

2013 ANNUAL      111.1 r        112.3          101.1 r        105.8 r         97.5 r         95.3 r

2013 IV          110.7 r        112.5          101.6 r        106.9 r         97.9 r         96.5 r
     III         111.0 r        112.2          101.1 r        105.8 r         97.2 r         95.3 r
     II          111.6 r        112.3          100.6 r        106.0 r         98.0 r         95.0  
     I           111.0          112.2          101.1          104.7           96.7           94.2  
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                      March 3, 2016
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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