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Labor cost indexes by sector

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  • Wholesale trade
  • Retail trade
Labor productivity (output per hour), unit labor costs, and hourly compensation indexes, by sector (1987 = 100)
Year Wholesale trade labor productivity (output per hour) Wholesale trade unit labor costs Wholesale trade hourly compensation Retail trade labor productivity (output per hour) Retail trade unit labor costs Retail trade hourly compensation

1987

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

1988

103.2 100.7 103.9 102.1 101.6 103.7

1989

104.4 103.7 108.2 102.9 104.9 108.0

1990

109.3 104.2 113.9 103.1 108.1 111.5

1991

110.3 105.5 116.4 103.5 110.1 114.0

1992

118.9 104.1 123.9 108.2 109.4 118.4

1993

123.2 102.9 126.8 111.9 107.2 120.0

1994

125.6 101.6 127.7 116.8 103.9 121.4

1995

129.0 102.1 131.7 118.9 104.2 124.0

1996

133.5 103.1 137.6 123.8 104.1 129.0

1997

138.6 105.1 145.6 127.0 104.9 133.3

1998

143.7 109.0 156.7 134.1 104.9 140.6

1999

154.7 107.5 166.4 143.1 102.7 146.9

2000

163.1 109.7 178.9 147.6 104.3 154.0

2001

165.6 114.0 188.9 153.1 103.9 159.0

2002

173.3 111.4 193.0 160.0 101.4 162.2

2003

182.6 109.9 200.7 167.8 99.9 167.6

2004

196.2 107.4 210.8 176.5 97.8 172.7

2005

201.1 108.7 218.7 180.7 98.7 178.3

2006

205.0 111.3 228.2 187.6 98.3 184.4

2007

207.0 114.5 237.0 191.7 99.4 190.6

2008

199.2 122.1 243.3 187.5 103.0 193.1

2009

194.0 126.7 245.8 188.5 103.6 195.2

2010

206.7 123.3 254.9 193.1 101.7 196.4

2011

204.9 127.8 261.9 194.4 102.1 198.5

2012

208.5 130.0 271.1 198.8 102.2 203.2

2013

213.4 128.0 273.2 207.0 100.3 207.6

2014

217.8 129.7 282.4 210.8 101.0 212.8

2015

223.2 130.6 291.5 218.2 101.2 220.7

2016

224.8 130.1 292.4 228.1 99.8 227.7

2017

227.7 131.4 299.3 233.0 99.3 231.3

2018

230.7 134.1 309.3 240.1 99.8 239.6

2019

232.5 137.4 319.4 253.1 98.6 249.7