Department of Labor Logo United States Department of Labor
Dot gov

The .gov means it's official.
Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you're on a federal government site.

Https

The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.

Labor productivity, output, and hours worked indexes, nonfarm business

Charts related to the latest "Productivity and Costs" news release   |   More chart packages

Labor productivity (output per hour), output, and hours worked indexes, nonfarm business (2012 = 100), 3rd quarter 2021
Quarter Output Hours worked Labor productivity (output per hour)

Q1 2012

99.322 99.498 99.824

Q2 2012

99.964 99.729 100.235

Q3 2012

100.262 100.127 100.135

Q4 2012

100.452 100.642 99.812

Q1 2013

101.398 101.032 100.362

Q2 2013

101.461 101.422 100.039

Q3 2013

102.522 102.004 100.508

Q4 2013

103.578 102.342 101.208

Q1 2014

103.021 102.826 100.190

Q2 2014

104.734 103.548 101.145

Q3 2014

106.374 104.252 102.036

Q4 2014

106.991 105.441 101.470

Q1 2015

108.037 105.563 102.344

Q2 2015

108.833 106.038 102.635

Q3 2015

109.185 106.404 102.613

Q4 2015

109.283 106.922 102.208

Q1 2016

110.009 107.272 102.552

Q2 2016

110.343 107.677 102.476

Q3 2016

111.111 107.987 102.893

Q4 2016

111.872 108.100 103.489

Q1 2017

112.411 108.526 103.580

Q2 2017

113.179 109.345 103.506

Q3 2017

114.245 109.507 104.327

Q4 2017

115.551 110.281 104.779

Q1 2018

116.578 110.933 105.088

Q2 2018

117.690 111.539 105.515

Q3 2018

118.341 111.847 105.806

Q4 2018

118.652 112.123 105.823

Q1 2019

119.647 112.116 106.717

Q2 2019

120.701 111.920 107.846

Q3 2019

121.642 112.574 108.056

Q4 2019

122.181 112.909 108.212

Q1 2020

119.869 111.266 107.732

Q2 2020

106.855 96.580 110.639

Q3 2020

117.177 104.721 111.895

Q4 2020

118.941 107.231 110.920

Q1 2021

121.374 108.276 112.096

Q2 2021

123.869 109.851 112.761

Q3 2021

124.382 111.729 111.325