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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 2019
Sector Business Nonfarm business Manufacturing Durable goods Nondurable goods

Labor productivity (output per hour)

1.5 1.4 -0.1 0.6 -0.6

Output

2.3 2.3 -0.5 0.6 -1.7

Hours worked

0.8 0.9 -0.4 0.0 -1.1

Unit labor costs

3.0 3.1 4.9 4.2 5.4

Hourly compensation

4.6 4.5 4.8 4.8 4.8

Real hourly compensation

2.8 2.7 3.0 3.0 2.9