Table 3. Manufacturing sector: Labor productivity, hourly compensation, and unit labor costs, seasonally adjusted



Table 3. Manufacturing sector: Labor productivity, hourly compensation, and unit labor costs,
seasonally adjusted.
                                                                             Real
Year              Labor                                       Hourly         hourly          Unit
and               produc-                      Hours          compensa-      compensa-       labor
quarter           tivity        Output         worked         tion (1)       tion (2)        costs
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                      Percent change from previous quarter at annual rate (5)

2019 I             1.7           -1.0           -2.6            2.4            1.5            0.8  

2018 ANNUAL        0.8            2.7            1.9            1.7           -0.7            0.9  

2018 IV            1.1 r          1.7 r          0.6 r          4.3            2.7            3.2 r
     III           0.6 r          4.0 r          3.4            2.8            0.8            2.1 r
     II            1.2            2.7 r          1.4           -5.0           -7.0           -6.2 r
     I            -0.1            1.9 r          2.1            5.4            2.2 r          5.6 r

2017 ANNUAL        1.2 r          2.2 r          1.0            3.3 r          1.2            2.1 r

2017 IV            4.2 r          5.7 r          1.4            1.2           -1.8 r         -2.9 r
     III          -4.4 r         -1.5 r          3.1            2.6            0.4            7.3 r
     II            4.0 r          3.6 r         -0.4            2.7            2.3 r         -1.2 r
     I             1.2 r          3.0 r          1.7            4.7            1.8 r          3.4 r
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2019 I             1.2            1.8            0.7            1.1           -0.6           -0.1  

2018 ANNUAL        0.8            2.7            1.9            1.7           -0.7            0.9  

2018 IV            0.7 r          2.6 r          1.9            1.8           -0.4            1.1 r
     III           1.5            3.6            2.1            1.1 r         -1.5 r         -0.4 r
     II            0.2 r          2.2 r          2.0            1.0           -1.6 r          0.8 r
     I             0.8 r          2.4 r          1.5 r          3.0            0.7 r          2.1 r

2017 ANNUAL        1.2 r          2.2 r          1.0            3.3 r          1.2            2.1 r

2017 IV            1.2 r          2.7 r          1.5            2.8            0.7            1.6 r
     III           0.8 r          1.9 r          1.2 r          3.8            1.8            3.0 r
     II            2.1 r          2.8 r          0.7            3.6            1.6            1.5 r
     I             0.7 r          1.5 r          0.7            3.2 r          0.7            2.5 r
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                                         Indexes 2012=100

2019 I           102.3          108.8          106.4          113.6          102.8          111.1  

2018 ANNUAL      101.5 r        108.0 r        106.4 r        112.0 r        102.2 r        110.3 r

2018 IV          101.9 r        109.1 r        107.1 r        112.9 r        102.4 r        110.8 r
     III         101.6 r        108.6 r        106.9 r        111.7 r        101.7 r        110.0 r
     II          101.4 r        107.5 r        106.0 r        111.0 r        101.5 r        109.4 r
     I           101.1 r        106.8 r        105.7 r        112.4 r        103.3 r        111.1 r

2017 ANNUAL      100.7 r        105.2 r        104.5 r        110.1 r        103.0 r        109.4 r

2017 IV          101.2 r        106.3 r        105.1          110.9          102.8 r        109.6 r
     III         100.1 r        104.9 r        104.7 r        110.6 r        103.3 r        110.4 r
     II          101.3 r        105.3 r        103.9 r        109.9 r        103.2 r        108.5 r
     I           100.3 r        104.3 r        104.0 r        109.1 r        102.6 r        108.8 r
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                        May 2, 2019
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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