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 II            1.2            1.3            0.1            0.5           -2.4           -0.6  
     I             1.2 r          1.6 r          0.4 r          0.5 r          3.6 r         -0.6 r

2014 ANNUAL        1.0 r          1.5 r          0.5            3.7 r          2.0 r          2.6 r

2014 IV           -2.1 r          4.1 r          6.3            3.1 r          3.9 r          5.3 r
     III           3.6 r          2.1 r         -1.4            3.2 r          2.1 r         -0.4 r
     II            3.7 r          3.7 r          0.0           -0.6           -3.0           -4.2 r
     I             1.4 r          0.4 r         -0.9            8.8 r          6.6 r          7.3 r

2013 ANNUAL        0.9 r          1.1 r          0.2            1.2 r         -0.2 r          0.3 r

2013 IV           -1.4 r          1.0 r          2.4            4.0 r          2.5 r          5.4 r
     III          -1.6 r         -0.4            1.2           -0.3 r         -2.6 r          1.3 r
     II            2.1 r          0.3 r         -1.8            5.3 r          5.5 r          3.1 r
     I             3.6 r          3.3 r         -0.3           -3.2 r         -4.6 r         -6.6 r
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2015 II            1.0            2.3            1.3            1.8            1.8            0.9  
     I             1.6 r          2.9 r          1.3            1.6 r          1.6 r          0.0 r

2014 ANNUAL        1.0 r          1.5 r          0.5            3.7 r          2.0 r          2.6 r

2014 IV            1.6 r          2.6 r          0.9            3.6 r          2.4 r          1.9 r
     III           1.8 r          1.8 r          0.0            3.8 r          2.0 r          1.9 r
     II            0.5 r          1.2 r          0.7            2.9 r          0.8 r          2.4 r
     I             0.1 r          0.4 r          0.2            4.4 r          2.9 r          4.3 r

2013 ANNUAL        0.9 r          1.1 r          0.2            1.2 r         -0.2 r          0.3 r

2013 IV            0.7 r          1.1 r          0.4            1.4 r          0.1 r          0.7  
     III           1.3 r          1.2 r         -0.1            0.9 r         -0.6 r         -0.4 r
     II            1.5            1.5            0.0            1.5 r          0.1 r          0.0 r
     I             0.2 r          0.8 r          0.6            1.2 r         -0.5 r          1.1 r
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                                         Indexes 2009=100

2015 II          113.3          116.2          102.6          111.1          100.6           98.1  
     I           112.9 r        115.9 r        102.6 r        110.9 r        101.2 r         98.2 r

2014 ANNUAL      112.3 r        114.0 r        101.5          109.8 r         99.5 r         97.7 r

2014 IV          112.6 r        115.4 r        102.5          110.8 r        100.3 r         98.4 r
     III         113.2 r        114.3 r        100.9          109.9 r         99.3 r         97.1 r
     II          112.2 r        113.6 r        101.3          109.1 r         98.8 r         97.2 r
     I           111.2 r        112.6 r        101.3          109.2 r         99.6 r         98.3 r

2013 ANNUAL      111.2 r        112.3 r        101.0          105.9 r         97.5 r         95.3 r

2013 IV          110.8 r        112.5 r        101.5          107.0 r         98.0 r         96.5 r
     III         111.2 r        112.2 r        100.9          105.9 r         97.4 r         95.3 r
     II          111.6 r        112.3 r        100.6          106.0 r         98.0 r         95.0 r
     I           111.0 r        112.2 r        101.1          104.7 r         96.7 r         94.2 r
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                    August 11, 2015
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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