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Labor productivity, nonfarm business, percent change from same quarter a year ago, and from previous quarter

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Labor productivity (output per hour), nonfarm business, percent change from same quarter a year ago, and from previous quarter (annual rate), 2nd quarter 2020
Quarter Percent change from previous quarter (annual rate) Percent change from same quarter a year ago

Q2 2010

1.0% 3.7%

Q3 2010

2.2% 2.7%

Q4 2010

1.4% 1.6%

Q1 2011

-2.8% 0.4%

Q2 2011

0.8% 0.4%

Q3 2011

-1.5% -0.5%

Q4 2011

2.6% -0.3%

Q1 2012

1.5% 0.8%

Q2 2012

1.9% 1.1%

Q3 2012

-0.9% 1.3%

Q4 2012

-1.4% 0.3%

Q1 2013

2.4% 0.5%

Q2 2013

-1.4% -0.3%

Q3 2013

1.9% 0.4%

Q4 2013

3.1% 1.5%

Q1 2014

-3.9% -0.1%

Q2 2014

4.2% 1.3%

Q3 2014

3.9% 1.8%

Q4 2014

-1.9% 0.5%

Q1 2015

3.7% 2.4%

Q2 2015

1.5% 1.8%

Q3 2015

1.1% 1.1%

Q4 2015

-2.2% 1.0%

Q1 2016

0.9% 0.3%

Q2 2016

-0.1% -0.1%

Q3 2016

1.2% 0.0%

Q4 2016

2.5% 1.1%

Q1 2017

1.0% 1.2%

Q2 2017

-0.1% 1.2%

Q3 2017

2.5% 1.5%

Q4 2017

1.3% 1.2%

Q1 2018

2.3% 1.5%

Q2 2018

1.1% 1.8%

Q3 2018

0.5% 1.3%

Q4 2018

0.8% 1.2%

Q1 2019

3.7% 1.5%

Q2 2019

2.0% 1.7%

Q3 2019

0.3% 1.7%

Q4 2019

1.6% 1.9%

Q1 2020

-0.3% 0.9%

Q2 2020

10.1% 2.8%