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)

2017 I             0.5 r          2.6 r          2.1 r          2.9 r         -0.3 r          2.4 r

2016 ANNUAL        0.2            0.2            0.0            2.6 r          1.3 r          2.4 r

2016 IV            2.0            1.8           -0.2           -1.5 r         -4.4 r         -3.4 r
     III          -0.5            0.2            0.7            4.1            2.3            4.7  
     II           -0.8           -0.9           -0.1            7.6            5.1            8.4  
     I             1.3            1.0           -0.3           -5.3           -5.3           -6.5  

2015 ANNUAL       -0.6            0.3            1.0            2.4            2.3            3.0  

2015 IV           -1.6           -0.6            1.0            7.9            7.5            9.6  
     III           2.3            1.1           -1.2            3.8            2.3            1.5  
     II           -0.4           -0.3            0.0            4.4            2.0            4.8  
     I            -1.9           -2.3           -0.4           -1.1            1.4            0.7  
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2017 I             0.3            0.9            0.6 r          3.2 r          0.6 r          2.9 r

2016 ANNUAL        0.2            0.2            0.0            2.6 r          1.3 r          2.4 r

2016 IV            0.5            0.5            0.0            1.1 r         -0.7 r          0.6 r
     III          -0.4           -0.1            0.3            3.4            2.3            3.9  
     II            0.3            0.1           -0.2            3.4            2.3            3.1  
     I             0.4            0.3           -0.1            2.6            1.5            2.2  

2015 ANNUAL       -0.6            0.3            1.0            2.4            2.3            3.0  

2015 IV           -0.4           -0.5           -0.2            3.7            3.3            4.1  
     III          -0.5            0.1            0.6            2.6            2.5            3.2  
     II           -1.0            0.2            1.3            2.5            2.5            3.6  
     I            -0.6            1.6            2.2            0.6            0.7            1.3  
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                                         Indexes 2009=100

2017 I           119.2 r        129.3 r        108.5 r        115.0 r        101.1 r         96.5 r

2016 ANNUAL      118.7 r        128.1 r        107.8          113.5 r        101.4 r         95.6 r

2016 IV          119.0 r        128.4 r        107.9          114.2 r        101.1 r         96.0 r
     III         118.5          127.9          107.9          114.7          102.3           96.8  
     II          118.6          127.8          107.8          113.5          101.7           95.7  
     I           118.9          128.1          107.8          111.5          100.5           93.8  

2015 ANNUAL      118.5          127.8          107.8          110.6          100.1           93.3  

2015 IV          118.5          127.8          107.9          113.0          101.9           95.4  
     III         118.9          128.0          107.6          110.9          100.0           93.2  
     II          118.3          127.6          107.9          109.8           99.5           92.9  
     I           118.4          127.7          107.9          108.6           99.0           91.8  
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                       June 5, 2017
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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