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Labor productivity indexes by industry

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  • Wholesale trade
  • Retail trade
Labor productivity (output per hour), by industry (1987 = 100)
Year Wholesale trade Motor vehicles and parts Furniture and furnishings Lumber and construction supplies Commercial equipment Metals and minerals Appliances and electric goods Hardware and plumbing Machinery and supplies Miscellaneous durable goods Paper and paper products Druggists' goods Apparel and piece goods Grocery and related products Farm product raw materials Chemicals Petroleum Alcoholic beverages Miscellaneous nondurable goods Electronic markets and agents and brokers Retail trade Automobile dealers Other motor vehicle dealers Auto parts, accessories, and tire stores Furniture stores Home furnishings stores Electronics and appliance stores Building material and supplies dealers Lawn and garden equipment and supplies stores Grocery stores Specialty food stores Beer, wine and liquor stores Health and personal care stores Gasoline stations Clothing stores Shoe stores Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores Sporting goods and musical instrument stores Book stores and news dealers Department stores Other general merchandise stores Florists Office supplies, stationery and gift stores Used merchandise stores Other miscellaneous store retailers Electronic shopping and mail-order houses Vending machine operators Direct selling establishments

1987

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

1988

103.2 108.1 99.3 100.4 107.4 105.0 104.7 99.4 103.5 90.9 98.7 106.5 110.2 101.3 101.4 116.3 99.7 103.3 101.2 106.1 102.1 101.8 102.3 107.2 99.3 100.2 112.5 102.3 105.7 100.0 92.9 101.1 103.9 102.1 101.3 98.8 102.9 103.6 102.6 100.6 101.9 106.5 104.7 105.5 104.1 109.7 95.4 103.0

1989

104.4 108.1 100.7 96.4 116.5 99.2 110.3 99.5 104.5 92.1 95.8 107.1 111.3 105.3 96.0 112.1 107.3 106.2 97.5 109.0 102.9 105.9 102.2 108.2 109.7 95.5 117.9 102.8 107.0 97.4 90.9 104.0 103.7 103.2 104.3 103.8 103.4 110.9 97.9 99.4 107.7 103.5 111.3 108.1 100.1 116.9 93.7 105.9

1990

109.3 105.6 112.4 99.1 122.4 101.4 117.7 106.8 110.0 101.4 95.0 115.0 115.0 109.8 97.4 112.6 130.2 111.3 98.3 116.5 103.1 106.4 100.4 109.6 109.6 99.3 124.4 104.9 103.1 96.6 91.6 104.7 108.8 100.8 104.2 107.5 105.6 113.3 100.3 96.4 111.7 95.3 108.6 109.6 109.0 110.9 99.7 104.6

1991

110.3 102.2 110.6 94.2 134.6 101.7 120.3 105.4 104.0 109.0 98.4 120.8 114.5 114.4 101.1 111.0 129.2 113.1 91.8 120.1 103.5 103.9 103.6 109.0 113.1 99.4 132.1 101.1 108.0 96.8 85.6 107.2 108.7 102.8 108.6 105.4 100.6 121.8 100.8 101.4 118.8 98.0 113.3 109.8 96.6 120.1 98.3 102.1

1992

118.9 113.3 119.5 101.5 169.4 107.4 131.1 115.0 109.4 121.4 114.0 127.1 111.8 119.7 101.6 117.1 135.0 106.3 89.1 133.6 108.2 113.3 117.6 115.5 118.1 111.5 146.5 106.9 112.6 97.1 81.2 103.2 107.5 105.0 117.6 115.0 98.4 119.1 102.5 105.0 127.6 110.6 121.5 127.3 104.0 128.4 97.0 110.9

1993

123.2 120.0 126.1 99.1 200.8 107.5 150.0 115.9 116.4 123.8 115.7 123.8 110.2 121.1 99.3 115.3 128.0 105.4 90.9 140.9 111.9 116.8 122.4 119.7 119.1 113.4 164.8 112.3 112.5 96.0 80.8 99.8 108.0 109.5 118.3 121.7 117.8 119.0 103.0 108.6 141.9 117.9 130.3 123.5 111.5 147.8 95.1 113.4

1994

125.6 128.7 125.8 98.9 216.2 108.9 170.0 123.9 117.4 116.4 118.4 129.1 115.1 118.5 96.4 117.0 122.0 107.8 88.3 143.1 116.8 122.7 130.5 126.1 119.3 123.9 191.0 119.4 117.3 94.9 77.5 102.2 108.4 114.1 123.3 131.0 130.0 124.5 106.8 108.8 150.9 109.5 144.8 128.4 126.7 160.6 94.8 130.2

1995

129.0 127.5 128.0 93.5 267.2 104.1 196.0 120.4 122.2 111.5 112.5 135.1 106.0 118.3 107.0 110.0 119.3 102.6 90.3 150.0 118.9 120.8 126.1 132.6 120.9 130.7 218.2 119.8 126.0 92.6 74.6 101.2 109.2 118.4 136.2 146.5 145.8 131.8 113.4 107.9 158.6 106.3 149.5 133.2 130.7 185.1 89.7 131.5

1996

133.5 129.7 128.4 95.6 317.4 102.3 209.4 121.7 128.2 113.8 112.2 141.6 113.5 114.6 109.0 109.7 126.6 102.8 91.7 157.5 123.8 124.3 139.4 136.1 124.3 138.7 231.4 125.1 141.1 91.4 73.1 108.8 115.6 118.3 146.1 159.4 152.9 133.9 114.7 112.9 170.8 124.7 152.8 147.1 143.3 219.0 98.7 144.1

1997

138.6 136.3 126.1 92.8 363.2 99.8 236.3 123.4 137.2 113.5 117.9 144.5 117.1 115.1 123.0 112.4 118.4 102.0 91.2 158.5 127.0 126.9 143.5 139.9 129.8 140.7 248.6 129.5 151.1 90.7 72.7 107.9 120.4 119.5 148.4 151.9 154.1 140.6 115.2 114.9 182.2 129.1 163.0 155.3 146.9 256.4 104.5 140.9

1998

143.7 145.0 126.7 98.9 462.8 100.8 252.0 126.6 143.2 113.7 116.5 136.4 122.3 116.3 114.7 110.7 105.1 108.8 94.9 162.7 134.1 135.3 157.1 147.6 135.2 146.6 297.4 140.4 154.3 90.3 73.2 113.8 123.6 126.8 160.9 144.4 167.2 155.8 110.9 115.6 209.0 130.6 181.5 185.7 156.0 310.2 112.3 143.9

1999

154.7 165.0 130.8 102.7 603.6 94.2 303.5 129.5 141.3 128.0 118.2 136.2 123.6 116.3 123.0 108.9 121.9 108.0 96.3 176.7 143.1 148.1 165.8 150.2 140.6 163.9 361.2 149.5 159.7 92.9 70.3 106.6 126.6 132.5 168.5 157.8 187.8 167.5 112.8 120.1 239.2 149.6 194.0 176.8 152.6 366.0 110.5 146.7

2000

163.1 161.4 142.2 102.4 686.6 95.5 367.0 128.8 146.0 130.7 120.3 126.8 129.1 117.1 127.6 104.6 161.9 112.0 103.1 192.1 147.6 145.2 164.8 154.2 145.6 170.9 412.6 148.3 156.4 91.7 72.5 118.2 133.1 128.8 180.3 163.9 203.9 181.3 115.0 122.2 269.4 152.6 206.9 183.3 157.4 411.3 116.7 173.8

2001

165.6 163.3 142.2 111.2 845.6 93.6 356.5 124.1 141.8 133.2 126.2 127.2 137.3 117.7 125.0 104.1 165.7 109.2 101.0 178.1 153.1 148.3 182.0 141.4 155.7 178.7 473.6 152.7 178.7 93.8 79.0 114.3 138.8 135.8 192.2 170.1 191.5 186.1 124.7 119.6 302.2 135.0 216.1 191.4 143.0 461.2 100.1 181.4

2002

173.3 183.9 149.9 116.8 1,012.2 98.8 379.1 128.4 137.7 143.3 136.1 134.6 143.7 114.5 122.6 109.8 185.4 111.0 98.0 169.5 160.0 149.4 192.9 150.8 164.3 192.6 557.4 157.6 179.3 94.1 75.5 118.5 147.5 149.3 205.3 189.3 181.4 191.6 123.4 118.1 325.8 151.2 230.5 223.8 139.9 548.0 94.9 189.8

2003

183.0 196.3 162.9 128.7 1,151.2 96.9 398.1 133.4 142.3 139.8 140.2 160.9 151.3 122.5 119.7 114.4 182.9 112.5 95.9 173.4 167.8 153.8 192.2 161.7 167.7 201.7 673.2 164.0 186.7 95.8 79.8 126.7 155.8 145.0 211.1 202.4 204.7 196.9 128.4 123.0 346.1 144.3 250.8 234.7 146.7 649.2 107.1 177.9

2004

197.2 213.2 174.0 135.8 1,353.0 106.2 465.2 144.0 154.4 162.0 152.5 180.4 160.9 122.8 133.2 115.2 200.8 109.2 103.6 173.5 176.5 160.8 205.0 155.4 181.3 221.0 763.3 172.9 207.6 101.0 85.4 154.2 162.4 148.1 210.5 185.7 228.8 227.7 144.1 126.6 350.8 141.4 280.6 235.9 142.0 739.2 116.9 180.3

2005

202.9 226.0 174.0 141.6 1,521.0 105.8 488.8 147.2 166.0 161.4 160.7 204.0 175.4 122.8 128.1 110.6 193.5 109.8 108.1 160.1 180.7 160.1 191.7 161.8 183.5 225.0 842.8 173.2 189.1 105.2 86.9 154.6 161.6 151.0 226.1 198.4 218.5 250.7 149.7 129.0 364.7 160.9 294.9 239.1 145.9 793.9 110.9 166.5

2006

207.3 250.1 180.4 139.8 1,628.6 99.2 523.7 154.5 169.4 150.3 155.2 216.8 178.5 123.3 134.3 107.4 186.3 114.7 102.5 173.4 187.6 163.1 202.4 161.0 191.9 227.5 937.2 175.0 190.8 106.1 96.3 157.5 167.7 149.7 249.7 221.3 231.6 267.0 141.3 131.5 374.3 187.8 330.6 253.8 160.9 973.1 120.6 178.9

2007

209.8 250.2 172.8 139.6 1,831.2 92.4 549.2 154.1 162.5 145.2 158.0 218.2 183.9 125.0 138.5 110.8 181.5 116.3 96.2 177.6 191.7 166.1 201.5 157.1 195.3 245.1 1,036.7 173.6 215.2 107.5 99.0 169.6 165.5 154.7 270.3 214.4 252.7 256.2 134.7 123.1 394.6 163.3 348.7 276.5 164.5 1,074.9 112.0 183.7

2008

203.2 213.4 144.7 139.1 1,951.4 86.1 552.3 146.9 166.0 141.8 137.8 217.1 179.7 119.3 143.1 109.6 173.6 111.2 92.8 177.3 187.5 151.1 190.4 150.0 190.8 251.5 1,202.9 169.1 236.1 104.5 94.1 155.9 165.9 154.2 290.5 216.1 227.7 258.0 135.7 118.5 392.5 175.4 341.2 306.3 148.2 1,038.2 121.1 190.9

2009

196.7 183.2 145.3 130.6 1,989.4 80.2 558.0 134.7 137.7 130.7 133.3 219.0 175.8 122.9 146.1 93.6 184.7 111.7 95.4 161.3 188.5 149.0 177.3 144.5 194.0 262.8 1,324.2 159.6 219.7 106.1 97.2 156.8 170.6 159.9 288.0 201.0 212.0 278.1 142.0 116.1 406.3 187.7 351.2 273.9 129.2 1,074.9 103.7 196.4

2010

210.6 230.0 155.2 135.0 2,237.4 87.5 656.9 147.7 152.6 136.4 134.4 219.4 183.4 123.8 143.5 107.9 180.0 103.7 97.5 172.2 193.1 159.3 181.3 142.4 200.5 273.5 1,395.1 165.0 241.5 107.4 96.0 173.2 170.4 158.7 303.1 214.2 228.7 288.4 156.9 110.7 408.0 201.6 371.6 294.7 128.8 1,160.3 103.4 183.9

2011

210.3 240.2 163.8 137.2 2,253.9 88.3 695.5 151.9 166.5 136.2 128.0 207.8 175.5 119.8 107.2 104.3 172.3 101.1 99.4 176.0 194.4 158.1 178.0 142.8 212.3 299.1 1,422.8 168.0 235.4 107.8 100.0 174.2 170.2 152.5 298.1 226.3 221.9 290.3 160.3 104.4 403.9 214.4 392.7 322.9 139.1 1,255.5 104.9 192.6

2012

214.4 269.1 168.6 139.3 2,295.2 92.9 732.6 160.7 170.5 129.5 122.3 189.2 177.5 121.9 108.5 99.4 177.7 101.3 99.7 182.6 198.8 161.9 186.5 138.2 226.6 311.5 1,543.9 172.6 251.4 105.8 99.1 167.4 168.0 153.0 288.7 243.6 230.9 303.4 164.4 109.3 414.4 192.6 375.8 302.5 135.6 1,310.2 115.8 189.2

2013

219.4 271.5 168.5 131.1 2,394.3 92.2 797.5 158.0 169.7 133.9 122.8 182.7 176.0 123.9 135.6 105.9 176.9 98.4 101.7 196.5 207.2 175.0 200.2 136.2 239.5 322.4 1,694.4 179.6 248.3 106.9 104.0 166.7 165.5 151.9 318.3 241.3 244.3 303.2 163.1 119.5 421.3 198.8 387.6 329.4 136.0 1,313.8 108.5 197.9

2014

223.6 275.3 170.8 131.2 2,414.8 92.5 776.7 163.2 172.8 134.4 129.0 181.8 183.6 126.6 142.0 110.1 179.0 98.6 99.5 209.8 210.8 180.5 204.2 133.4 244.9 316.1 1,729.9 187.3 238.1 105.5 102.2 175.3 168.0 152.7 336.0 222.4 240.2 301.7 146.8 121.0 433.3 177.2 404.8 335.4 135.9 1,305.4 107.3 192.3

2015

227.5 277.3 166.0 126.9 2,468.4 90.1 788.8 167.0 161.5 130.8 137.8 179.2 180.0 132.2 144.1 108.4 188.8 104.3 108.9 214.8 217.6 186.6 190.0 140.6 247.9 312.5 1,765.4 197.1 239.4 106.2 107.1 189.6 166.0 155.9 353.9 216.3 264.7 308.6 145.3 122.1 441.1 189.0 413.9 324.8 131.0 1,348.9 126.4 210.9

2016

228.4 271.0 172.3 125.3 2,558.4 88.6 766.7 164.8 160.3 129.6 143.8 175.5 175.3 134.6 162.1 112.5 210.8 105.9 104.2 218.5 227.3 193.1 207.7 141.8 264.3 331.9 1,863.7 205.9 244.1 112.3 115.0 179.5 161.0 165.2 362.8 224.5 262.8 320.3 138.7 121.4 445.8 217.6 475.6 331.3 133.3 1,467.0 130.8 196.0

2017

231.8 264.3 180.1 121.0 2,708.0 92.1 794.7 164.5 169.1 135.6 146.4 168.6 177.5 135.2 154.3 116.5 209.3 107.9 112.5 222.1 231.5 199.7 217.8 141.3 272.2 360.1 2,045.1 204.5 247.0 114.0 113.5 188.8 155.1 160.9 352.1 244.0 249.3 327.8 130.9 117.9 434.7 219.2 506.6 347.4 137.7 1,594.9 117.1 204.4

2018

236.5 276.5 167.2 123.9 2,914.1 92.8 805.8 163.4 178.1 141.8 138.5 167.2 177.6 137.6 159.1 113.5 206.1 106.9 115.1 229.5 238.5 202.5 208.2 145.1 277.3 381.3 2,206.1 206.6 251.3 118.0 107.9 186.4 160.3 155.3 359.5 240.7 263.2 344.9 159.1 117.1 442.3 234.9 539.9 389.9 133.2 1,812.9 125.3 224.0

2019

236.4 271.4 169.3 123.7 3,006.0 91.3 773.9 161.0 172.3 141.0 139.3 171.0 174.3 136.7 147.4 108.6 219.4 111.0 112.2 237.2 250.0 205.6 198.2 142.4 285.4 409.0 2,426.9 203.2 266.6 120.1 122.7 180.3 166.3 155.4 392.6 235.6 283.6 371.7 153.9 125.5 474.3 235.9 535.5 396.5 133.0 1,965.0 125.5 238.5

2020

245.0 277.6 176.9 121.4 3,048.4 87.3 822.3 172.5 176.5 149.5 163.9 193.3 173.5 144.6 154.2 111.1 236.9 126.9 118.0 226.0 269.2 222.6 249.5 145.0 305.6 402.4 2,377.1 198.5 296.0 129.3 133.7 213.3 188.2 147.6 375.8 264.1 384.0 431.0 243.3 122.1 476.8 294.5 533.8 410.0 151.3 2,219.3 159.0 262.2