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)

2014 III           3.5 r          2.0 r         -1.5 r          2.7 r          1.6 r         -0.7 r
     II            4.7 r          4.0           -0.6           -0.1 r         -3.0 r         -4.5 r
     I             2.8            1.4           -1.4            6.8            4.8            3.9  

2013 ANNUAL        1.2            1.3            0.1            1.6            0.2            0.4  

2013 IV            0.3            2.3            2.0            5.7            4.4            5.3  
     III          -0.8           -0.4            0.4           -0.4           -2.4            0.4  
     II            2.2           -0.1           -2.3            3.4            2.9            1.2  
     I             3.4            3.1           -0.3           -0.5           -1.6           -3.8  

2012 ANNUAL        0.0            1.3            1.3            2.4            0.3            2.4  

2012 IV            0.6            1.2            0.7            2.9            0.4            2.3  
     III          -0.2            1.7            1.9            0.8           -0.9            1.0  
     II           -0.5           -0.1            0.4            3.0            1.6            3.5  
     I            -0.5            2.6            3.2            8.3            6.1            8.9  
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2014 III           2.8 r          2.4 r         -0.4 r          3.7 r          1.9 r          0.9 r
     II            1.7            1.8            0.1            2.9 r          0.9 r          1.2 r
     I             1.1            0.8           -0.3            3.8            2.4            2.7  

2013 ANNUAL        1.2            1.3            0.1            1.6            0.2            0.4  

2013 IV            1.3            1.2           -0.1            2.0            0.8            0.7  
     III           1.3            0.9           -0.4            1.3           -0.2            0.0  
     II            1.5            1.5            0.0            1.6            0.2            0.1  
     I             0.8            1.5            0.7            1.5           -0.1            0.7  

2012 ANNUAL        0.0            1.3            1.3            2.4            0.3            2.4  

2012 IV           -0.2            1.4            1.5            3.7            1.8            3.9  
     III          -0.4            1.2            1.5            2.2            0.5            2.6  
     II            0.2            1.3            1.1            2.0            0.1            1.9  
     I             0.4            1.2            0.8            1.5           -1.3            1.1  
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                                         Indexes 2009=100

2014 III         108.3 r        108.6 r        100.3 r        110.3 r         99.5 r        101.8 r
     II          107.3 r        108.1 r        100.7          109.5 r         99.1 r        102.0 r
     I           106.1          107.0          100.8          109.5           99.9          103.2  

2013 ANNUAL      105.3          106.2          100.9          106.5           98.0          101.1  

2013 IV          105.4          106.6          101.2          107.7           98.7          102.2  
     III         105.3          106.0          100.7          106.3           97.7          100.9  
     II          105.5          106.1          100.6          106.4           98.3          100.8  
     I           105.0          106.2          101.1          105.5           97.5          100.5  

2012 ANNUAL      104.0          104.9          100.8          104.8           97.9          100.7  

2012 IV          104.1          105.4          101.2          105.6           98.0          101.5  
     III         103.9          105.0          101.1          104.9           97.9          100.9  
     II          104.0          104.6          100.6          104.7           98.1          100.7  
     I           104.1          104.6          100.5          103.9           97.7           99.8  
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                   December 3, 2014
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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