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)

2016 ANNUAL        0.3 r          0.3 r          0.0 r          3.0 r          1.7 r          2.7 r

2016 IV            2.0 r          1.6 r         -0.4 r          4.4 r          0.9 r          2.4 r
     III           0.0            0.7 r          0.7 r          4.1 r          2.4 r          4.1 r
     II           -0.9 r         -1.0           -0.1 r          7.6 r          4.9 r          8.5  
     I             0.9 r          0.6           -0.3 r         -5.3 r         -4.9 r         -6.1  

2015 ANNUAL        0.2 r          1.2            1.0 r          2.4 r          2.3 r          2.2  

2015 IV           -1.4 r         -0.5            0.9 r          7.9 r          7.1 r          9.5  
     III           3.2 r          1.9           -1.2 r          3.9 r          2.5 r          0.7  
     II            0.6 r          0.6            0.0 r          4.5 r          1.9 r          3.8  
     I            -0.9 r         -1.4           -0.4 r         -1.1 r          1.8 r         -0.2  

2014 ANNUAL        0.1            1.7            1.5 r          2.8            1.1            2.7  

2014 IV           -1.2 r          2.7            4.0 r          3.6 r          3.9 r          4.9  
     III           1.4 r          2.8            1.4 r          3.4 r          2.6 r          2.0  
     II            1.4 r          5.3            3.9 r         -3.1 r         -5.0 r         -4.4  
     I             1.2 r         -0.3           -1.5 r         10.8 r          8.4 r          9.5  
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2016 ANNUAL        0.3 r          0.3 r          0.0 r          3.0 r          1.7 r          2.7 r

2016 IV            0.5 r          0.5 r          0.0 r          2.6            0.8 r          2.1 r
     III          -0.3 r         -0.1            0.3 r          3.5 r          2.3 r          3.8 r
     II            0.4 r          0.2           -0.2 r          3.4 r          2.3 r          3.0  
     I             0.8 r          0.6           -0.2 r          2.6 r          1.5 r          1.8  

2015 ANNUAL        0.2 r          1.2            1.0 r          2.4 r          2.3 r          2.2  

2015 IV            0.3 r          0.1           -0.2 r          3.7 r          3.3 r          3.4  
     III           0.4 r          1.0            0.6 r          2.7 r          2.5 r          2.3  
     II            0.0            1.2            1.2            2.6            2.6            2.6  
     I             0.1            2.4            2.2 r          0.7 r          0.8 r          0.5  

2014 ANNUAL        0.1            1.7            1.5 r          2.8            1.1            2.7  

2014 IV            0.7            2.6            1.9            3.6            2.3 r          2.9  
     III           0.6 r          2.4            1.8 r          2.4            0.7 r          1.8  
     II           -0.4            1.5            2.0            1.8           -0.3            2.2  
     I            -0.4 r          0.0            0.5            3.4 r          1.9            3.8  
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                                         Indexes 2009=100

2016 ANNUAL      119.9 r        129.3 r        107.8 r        113.9 r        101.9 r         95.0 r

2016 IV          120.3 r        129.7 r        107.8 r        116.0 r        102.6 r         96.4 r
     III         119.7 r        129.2 r        107.9 r        114.7 r        102.4 r         95.8 r
     II          119.7 r        128.9          107.7 r        113.6 r        101.8 r         94.9 r
     I           120.0 r        129.3          107.7 r        111.5 r        100.6 r         93.0 r

2015 ANNUAL      119.5 r        128.8          107.8 r        110.6 r        100.1 r         92.5  

2015 IV          119.7 r        129.1          107.8 r        113.0 r        101.8 r         94.4 r
     III         120.1 r        129.2          107.6 r        110.9 r        100.1 r         92.3 r
     II          119.2 r        128.6          107.9 r        109.8 r         99.5 r         92.1 r
     I           119.0 r        128.4          107.9 r        108.6 r         99.0 r         91.3 r

2014 ANNUAL      119.3 r        127.4          106.8 r        108.0 r         97.9 r         90.5 r

2014 IV          119.3 r        128.9          108.0 r        109.0 r         98.6 r         91.3  
     III         119.7 r        128.0          107.0 r        108.0 r         97.7 r         90.2 r
     II          119.3 r        127.1          106.6 r        107.1 r         97.0 r         89.8  
     I           118.9 r        125.5          105.6 r        107.9 r         98.3 r         90.8 r
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                      March 8, 2017
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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