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 III          -1.1            0.0            1.1            3.5            1.8            4.6  
     II           -4.6 r         -2.9 r          1.8 r          8.0            5.3 r         13.2 r
     I             4.0            1.4           -2.5           -1.9           -1.5           -5.7 r

2015 ANNUAL        0.5            1.9            1.5            1.7            1.6            1.3  

2015 IV            0.1            0.6            0.5            6.1            5.2            6.0  
     III           1.5            1.4           -0.1            5.5            4.1            4.0  
     II            0.3            0.7            0.4            6.1            3.5            5.8  
     I             1.0            1.8            0.8           -4.7           -1.8           -5.6  

2014 ANNUAL        0.0            0.6            0.6            3.4            1.8            3.5  

2014 IV           -2.7            3.7            6.6            3.0            3.4            5.8  
     III           2.6            1.9           -0.7            2.9            2.0            0.3  
     II            2.5            3.3            0.8           -2.6           -4.5           -5.0  
     I             0.3           -1.0           -1.3           10.0            7.6            9.7  
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2016 III          -0.4           -0.2            0.2            3.9            2.7            4.3  
     II            0.2 r          0.1 r         -0.1            4.4            3.2 r          4.2 r
     I             1.5            1.0           -0.4            3.9            2.8            2.4  

2015 ANNUAL        0.5            1.9            1.5            1.7            1.6            1.3  

2015 IV            0.7            1.1            0.4            3.2            2.7            2.4  
     III           0.0            1.9            1.9            2.4            2.3            2.4  
     II            0.3            2.0            1.7            1.8            1.7            1.5  
     I             0.8            2.7            1.8           -0.4           -0.3           -1.2  

2014 ANNUAL        0.0            0.6            0.6            3.4            1.8            3.5  

2014 IV            0.7            2.0            1.3            3.2            2.0            2.6  
     III           0.7            1.0            0.2            3.5            1.8            2.8  
     II           -0.7            0.2            0.8            2.6            0.5            3.3  
     I            -0.9           -0.7            0.2            4.4            2.9            5.3  
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                                         Indexes 2009=100

2016 III         112.7          116.6          103.4          116.7          104.2          103.6  
     II          113.0 r        116.6 r        103.2 r        115.7 r        103.7 r        102.4 r
     I           114.4 r        117.5 r        102.7          113.5          102.4           99.3 r

2015 ANNUAL      113.0          116.6          103.2          111.7          101.1           98.8  

2015 IV          113.2          117.0          103.3          114.1          102.8          100.7  
     III         113.2          116.8          103.2          112.4          101.5           99.3  
     II          112.8          116.4          103.2          110.9          100.5           98.3  
     I           112.7          116.2          103.1          109.3           99.6           96.9  

2014 ANNUAL      112.5          114.4          101.7          109.7           99.5           97.6  

2014 IV          112.4          115.7          102.9          110.6          100.1           98.3  
     III         113.2          114.7          101.3          109.7           99.2           96.9  
     II          112.5          114.1          101.5          109.0           98.7           96.9  
     I           111.8          113.2          101.3          109.7           99.9           98.1  
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                   November 3, 2016
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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