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Percent change in productivity

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Percent change in productivity
Industry Productivity 1-year percent change, 2019 Productivity average annual percent change, 1987-2019

Mining

5.4 1.5

Oil and gas extraction

-2.3 2.9

Mining, except oil and gas

-3.8 1.3

Coal mining

-6.6 1.5

Metal ore mining

-3.2 0.5

Nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying

-1.7 1.3

Food

0.6 0.7

Animal food

-6.3 1.4

Grain and oilseed milling

8.1 1.7

Sugar and confectionery products

3.8 1.1

Fruit and vegetable preserving and specialty

0.3 0.8

Dairy products

-6.8 1.0

Animal slaughtering and processing

3.4 0.6

Seafood product preparation and packaging

-0.9 1.2

Bakeries and tortilla products

-0.4 0.0

Other food products

0.8 0.1

Beverages and tobacco products

-1.4 -0.6

Beverages

-1.2 0.1

Tobacco

6.7 2.4

Textile mills

-2.3 2.5

Fiber, yarn, and thread mills

-2.4 2.3

Fabric mills

-0.3 2.9

Textile and fabric finishing mills

-6.9 1.1

Textile product mills

-4.3 0.2

Textile furnishings mills

-7.1 0.0

Other textile product mills

0.3 1.0

Apparel

-0.7 -0.3

Apparel knitting mills

0.4 -0.3

Cut and sew apparel

0.1 -0.1

Accessories and other apparel

-6.9 -2.5

Leather and allied products

-9.8 0.6

Leather and hide tanning and finishing

-12.9 0.6

Footwear

-4.8 0.8

Other leather products

-13.1 -0.1

Paper

0.0 1.5

Pulp, paper, and paperboard mills

-5.7 2.1

Converted paper products

2.4 1.4

Printing and related support activities

-2.6 1.1

Printing and related support activities

-2.6 1.1

Petroleum and coal products

-4.2 1.9

Petroleum and coal products

-4.2 1.9

Chemicals

-3.4 1.0

Basic chemicals

-4.1 1.8

Resin, rubber, and artificial fibers

-0.1 2.1

Agricultural chemicals

-2.8 1.6

Pharmaceuticals and medicines

-6.7 -0.8

Paints, coatings, and adhesives

-2.9 0.4

Soaps, cleaning compounds, and toiletries

2.4 1.2

Other chemical products and preparations

-0.7 2.0

Plastics and rubber products

-1.9 1.4

Plastics products

-2.6 1.2

Rubber products

0.9 1.8

Wood products

-3.5 0.8

Sawmills and wood preservation

-4.0 1.6

Plywood and engineered wood products

-5.0 0.5

Other wood products

-3.1 0.6

Nonmetallic mineral products

-1.0 0.7

Clay products and refractories

-2.8 1.1

Glass and glass products

2.0 1.9

Cement and concrete products

-1.0 -0.1

Lime and gypsum products

-1.3 0.8

Other nonmetallic mineral products

-1.2 0.6

Primary metals

-0.8 2.0

Iron and steel mills and ferroalloys

-1.1 3.2

Steel products from purchased steel

2.1 0.6

Alumina and aluminum production

0.4 2.0

Other nonferrous metal production

-3.6 1.3

Foundries

-2.0 1.5

Fabricated metal products

-0.1 0.9

Forging and stamping

-1.4 2.1

Cutlery and handtools

0.9 1.1

Architectural and structural metals

0.5 0.6

Boilers, tanks, and shipping containers

-0.6 1.0

Hardware

1.5 0.7

Spring and wire products

0.5 1.9

Machine shops and threaded products

-1.7 1.6

Coating, engraving, and heat treating metals

-0.4 1.6

Other fabricated metal products

1.3 0.4

Machinery

-1.2 1.7

Agriculture, construction, and mining machinery

3.1 1.8

Industrial machinery

-2.9 1.5

Commercial and service industry machinery

-1.9 1.1

HVAC and commercial refrigeration equipment

-7.8 1.1

Metalworking machinery

-2.2 1.7

Turbine and power transmission equipment

1.2 1.8

Other general purpose machinery

-2.1 1.7

Computer and electronic products

-0.8 8.4

Computer and peripheral equipment

-7.7 13.2

Communications equipment

6.9 5.1

Audio and video equipment

30.5 3.2

Semiconductors and electronic components

-0.1 12.0

Electronic instruments

-2.3 3.0

Magnetic media manufacturing and reproducing

32.1 1.3

Electrical equipment and appliances

0.2 1.7

Electric lighting equipment

7.1 1.9

Household appliances

2.0 3.0

Electrical equipment

0.6 1.7

Other electrical equipment and components

-2.3 0.7

Transportation equipment

-1.5 2.4

Motor vehicles

-2.1 2.5

Motor vehicle bodies and trailers

-5.4 1.1

Motor vehicle parts

-0.6 2.7

Aerospace products and parts

-2.2 2.1

Railroad rolling stock

4.2 3.0

Ship and boat building

-6.7 1.5

Other transportation equipment

0.4 3.8

Furniture and related products

-0.3 1.3

Household and institutional furniture

3.0 1.1

Office furniture and fixtures

-4.1 1.3

Other furniture related products

-7.2 1.7

Miscellaneous manufacturing

-0.5 1.7

Medical equipment and supplies

0.9 2.2

Other miscellaneous manufacturing

-2.4 1.1