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)

2018 I            -1.2 r          1.7 r          2.9 r          3.9 r          0.4 r          5.2 r

2017 ANNUAL        0.7 r          1.8 r          1.0            1.7 r         -0.4 r          1.0 r

2017 IV            4.3 r          5.4 r          1.1            4.5 r          1.1 r          0.2 r
     III          -5.0           -1.9            3.3            0.7           -1.4            6.0  
     II            3.5            2.9           -0.6            2.3            2.3           -1.1  
     I            -0.4            2.2            2.5            4.0            1.0            4.4  

2016 ANNUAL        0.3 r          0.4 r          0.0            0.7           -0.5            0.4 r

2016 IV            2.6 r          2.4 r         -0.3           -4.2           -6.7           -6.6 r
     III           0.6 r          1.7 r          1.1            2.2            0.3            1.5 r
     II           -0.9 r         -1.1 r         -0.2            7.3            4.4            8.2 r
     I             2.5 r          1.8 r         -0.6           -9.8           -9.8          -12.0 r
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2018 I             0.3 r          2.0 r          1.7 r          2.9 r          0.6 r          2.5 r

2017 ANNUAL        0.7 r          1.8 r          1.0            1.7 r         -0.4 r          1.0 r

2017 IV            0.6            2.1 r          1.5            2.9 r          0.7 r          2.3 r
     III           0.2 r          1.4 r          1.2            0.7           -1.3            0.5 r
     II            1.6 r          2.3 r          0.7            1.0           -0.8           -0.5 r
     I             0.5 r          1.3 r          0.8            2.2           -0.3            1.7 r

2016 ANNUAL        0.3 r          0.4 r          0.0            0.7           -0.5            0.4 r

2016 IV            1.2 r          1.2 r          0.0           -1.3           -3.1           -2.5 r
     III          -0.2 r          0.3 r          0.4            1.8            0.6            1.9 r
     II            0.2 r          0.0 r         -0.2            1.7            0.6            1.5 r
     I             0.1 r         -0.1 r         -0.1            0.8           -0.3            0.7  
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                                         Indexes 2009=100

2018 I           106.5 r        117.6 r        110.4 r        115.7 r         99.3 r        108.7 r

2017 ANNUAL      106.4 r        116.0 r        109.0          113.4 r         99.0 r        106.6 r

2017 IV          106.8 r        117.1 r        109.6          114.6 r         99.2 r        107.3 r
     III         105.7 r        115.5 r        109.3          113.4           98.9          107.3 r
     II          107.0 r        116.1 r        108.4          113.2           99.3          105.7 r
     I           106.1 r        115.3 r        108.6          112.5           98.7          106.0 r

2016 ANNUAL      105.7 r        114.0 r        107.9          111.5           99.5          105.5 r

2016 IV          106.2 r        114.6 r        107.9          111.4           98.5          104.9 r
     III         105.5 r        114.0 r        108.0          112.6          100.2          106.7 r
     II          105.4 r        113.5 r        107.7          112.0          100.1          106.3 r
     I           105.6 r        113.8 r        107.8          110.0           99.0          104.2 r
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                       June 6, 2018
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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