Productivity and costs by sector, percent change from same quarter a year ago

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Productivity and costs by sector, percent change from same quarter a year ago, 3rd quarter 2018
Sector Business Nonfarm business Manufacturing Durable goods Nondurable goods

Labor productivity (output per hour)

1.2 1.3 1.3 1.6 1.2

Output

3.6 3.7 3.4 4.0 2.7

Hours worked

2.4 2.4 2.1 2.4 1.5

Unit labor costs

1.5 1.5 0.9 1.1 0.0

Hourly compensation

2.8 2.8 2.2 2.7 1.2

Real hourly compensation

0.1 0.1 -0.4 0.1 -1.4