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



Table 5. Nondurable 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             4.4            1.7           -2.6            2.8            3.1           -1.6  

2015 ANNUAL        0.2 r          1.7 r          1.5            2.4            2.3            2.2 r

2015 IV            0.3            0.8 r          0.5 r          2.0 r          1.2 r          1.7 r
     III           1.5 r          1.4 r         -0.1            4.9            3.5 r          3.3 r
     II            0.3 r          0.7 r          0.4            5.6            3.0 r          5.3 r
     I             1.0 r          1.8 r          0.8           -0.2            2.7 r         -1.2 r

2014 ANNUAL       -0.9 r         -0.3 r          0.6            3.5            1.8            4.4 r

2014 IV           -3.0 r          3.4 r          6.6            2.8            3.2 r          6.0 r
     III           1.8 r          1.2 r         -0.7            2.4            1.6 r          0.6 r
     II            1.4 r          2.2 r          0.8           -1.4           -3.4 r         -2.8 r
     I            -1.1 r         -2.4 r         -1.3            9.3            6.8 r         10.5 r
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2016 I             1.6            1.1           -0.5            3.8            2.7            2.1  

2015 ANNUAL        0.2 r          1.7 r          1.5            2.4            2.3            2.2 r

2015 IV            0.8 r          1.2 r          0.4 r          3.0 r          2.6 r          2.3 r
     III          -0.1 r          1.8 r          1.9            3.2            3.1            3.3 r
     II            0.0 r          1.7 r          1.7            2.6            2.6            2.6 r
     I             0.3 r          2.1 r          1.8            0.9            1.0 r          0.6 r

2014 ANNUAL       -0.9 r         -0.3 r          0.6            3.5            1.8            4.4 r

2014 IV           -0.2 r          1.1 r          1.3            3.2            2.0            3.4 r
     III          -0.3 r         -0.1 r          0.2            3.6            1.8            3.9 r
     II           -1.6 r         -0.8 r          0.8            2.7            0.7 r          4.4 r
     I            -1.5 r         -1.3 r          0.2            4.4            3.0            6.0 r
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                                         Indexes 2009=100

2016 I           111.8          114.8          102.7          114.4          103.2          102.3  

2015 ANNUAL      110.3 r        113.9 r        103.2 r        112.2 r        101.5 r        101.7 r

2015 IV          110.6 r        114.3 r        103.3 r        113.6 r        102.4 r        102.7 r
     III         110.5 r        114.1 r        103.2          113.1          102.1 r        102.3 r
     II          110.1 r        113.7 r        103.2          111.7          101.2 r        101.5 r
     I           110.1 r        113.5 r        103.1          110.2          100.5 r        100.2 r

2014 ANNUAL      110.1 r        112.0 r        101.7          109.5           99.2           99.5 r

2014 IV          109.8 r        113.0 r        102.9          110.3           99.8 r        100.5 r
     III         110.6 r        112.1 r        101.3          109.5           99.0 r         99.0 r
     II          110.1 r        111.8 r        101.5          108.9           98.7 r         98.9 r
     I           109.7 r        111.1 r        101.3          109.3           99.5 r         99.6 r
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                        May 4, 2016
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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