February 07, 2011

Unit labor costs and productivity in manufacturing, 2010

Over-the-year percent change in unit labor costs, manufacturing,19882010
Year Percent change

1988

1.4

1989

2.0

1990

2.6

1991

3.3

1992

0.9

1993

-0.3

1994

-1.0

1995

-2.8

1996

-1.9

1997

-2.9

1998

0.6

1999

-0.5

2000

3.2

2001

1.8

2002

-1.6

2003

1.6

2004

-1.4

2005

-1.3

2006

1.2 (p)

2007

-0.9 (p)

2008

4.3 (p)

2009

3.1 (p)

2010

-4.5 (p)

Footnotes:
(p) =preliminary

These data featured in the TED article, Unit labor costs and productivity in manufacturing, 2010.

 

Over-the-year percent change in productivity, output, and hours, manufacturing,200610
Measure 2006(p) 2007(p) 2008(p) 2009(p) 2010(p)

Productivity

0.8 4.2 -0.3 2.0 6.0

Output

1.5 2.4 -4.4 -10.8 6.6

Hours

0.8 -1.7 -4.0 -12.6 0.6

Footnotes:
(p) =preliminary

These data featured in the TED article, Unit labor costs and productivity in manufacturing, 2010.

 

 

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