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Table 1. Recent labor productivity, unit labor costs, and related data






Table 1. Recent labor productivity, unit labor costs, and related data
Industry 2017 NAICS code 2019
Employment
(thousands)
Percent change, 2018-2019
Labor productivity Unit labor costs Output Hours worked Labor compensation

Utilities

Utilities

22

549.0 -0.1 5.0 -1.8 -1.8 3.1

Utilities

221

549.0 -0.1 5.0 -1.8 -1.8 3.1

Power generation and supply

2211

385.5 1.1 5.2 -2.6 -3.7 2.5

Natural gas distribution

2212

110.3 -2.2 3.2 1.7 4.0 4.9

Water, sewage and other systems

2213

53.2 -3.7 8.1 -2.5 1.2 5.4

Transportation and Warehousing

Air transportation

481

492.5 2.5 3.5 4.0 1.5 7.7

Line-haul railroads

482111

158.8 5.3 -1.9 -0.1 -5.1 -1.9

Truck transportation

484

1,765.7 -6.4 11.0 -4.2 2.3 6.3

General freight trucking

4841

1,274.3 -6.6 11.3 -4.3 2.5 6.6

General freight trucking, local

48411

343.9 -11.2 18.4 -8.3 3.3 8.5

General freight trucking, long-distance

48412

930.4 -5.5 9.8 -3.5 2.2 6.0

Specialized freight trucking

4842

491.4 -6.0 10.2 -4.2 1.9 5.6

Postal service

491

607.3 -2.7 11.4 -2.4 0.3 8.7

Postal service

4911

607.3 -2.7 11.4 -2.4 0.3 8.7

Couriers and messengers

492

872.5 -10.8 13.2 1.1 13.4 14.5

Warehousing and storage

493

1,197.7 5.6 2.6 6.7 1.0 9.5

Warehousing and storage

4931

1,197.7 5.6 2.6 6.7 1.0 9.5

Information

Publishing

511

790.6 6.6 -0.5 8.2 1.4 7.6

Newspaper, book, and directory publishers

5111

329.5 2.6 0.3 -5.3 -7.7 -5.0

Newspaper publishers

51111

144.4 1.5 5.9 -6.7 -8.0 -1.2

Periodical publishers

51112

90.2 5.9 -6.7 -2.2 -7.6 -8.8

Software publishers

5112

461.1 4.8 -1.1 13.5 8.3 12.3

Broadcasting, except Internet

515

277.7 -0.9 5.2 -0.3 0.6 4.9

Radio and television broadcasting

5151

222.8 0.6 4.4 1.4 0.8 5.9

Cable and other subscription programming

5152

54.9 -2.4 5.4 -2.4 -0.1 2.9

Wired and wireless telecommunications carriers

5173

630.5 7.9 0.7 -0.3 -7.6 0.4

Wired telecommunications carriers

517311

523.6 5.5 2.1 -2.1 -7.2 -0.1

Wireless telecommunications carriers

517312

106.9 13.2 -0.5 2.3 -9.6 1.8

Finance and Insurance

Commercial banking

52211

1,391.2 2.5 0.8 1.9 -0.6 2.7

Real Estate and Rental and Leasing

Truck, trailer, and RV rental and leasing

53212

91.8 -5.7 10.4 1.9 8.1 12.6

Professional and Technical Services

Accounting and bookkeeping services

5412

1,191.6 -1.8 4.5 0.1 2.0 4.6

Accounting and bookkeeping services

54121

1,191.6 -1.8 4.5 0.1 2.0 4.6

Engineering services

54133

1,044.3 -2.3 3.4 1.4 3.8 4.9

Administrative and Waste Services

Travel arrangement and reservation services

5615

248.8 0.0 6.4 -0.6 -0.6 5.7

Health Care and Social Assistance

Medical and diagnostic laboratories

6215

299.3 -1.2 6.9 2.0 3.3 9.1

Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

Amusement parks and arcades

7131

229.3 -0.7 4.6 1.9 2.6 6.6

Gambling industries

7132

124.2 8.8 -5.3 4.5 -4.0 -1.1

Accommodation and Food Services

Food services and drinking places

722

12,289.8 0.5 3.9 1.6 1.1 5.5

Restaurants and other eating places

72251

11,008.1 0.3 3.9 1.5 1.2 5.5

Full-service restaurants

722511

5,565.8 -2.2 6.7 -1.9 0.3 4.7

Limited-service eating places

722513,4,5

5,442.3 2.5 1.7 4.8 2.2 6.7

Other Services

Automotive repair and maintenance

8111

1,165.0 3.7 0.6 0.7 -2.9 1.3

Drycleaning and laundry services

8123

306.0 -3.4 3.4 0.2 3.7 3.6

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Last Modified Date: May 28, 2020