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 III          -4.4 r         -1.1 r          3.5 r          0.2 r         -1.8 r          4.8 r
     II            3.6 r          2.9 r         -0.6            2.3 r          2.6 r         -1.2 r
     I             0.2            2.3            2.1            4.4            1.2            4.2  

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

2016 IV            2.0            1.8           -0.2           -4.2           -7.1           -6.1  
     III          -0.5            0.2            0.7            2.6            0.8            3.1  
     II           -0.8           -0.9           -0.1            7.1            4.7            8.0  
     I             1.3            1.0           -0.3          -10.1          -10.2          -11.3  

2015 ANNUAL        0.2 r          1.2 r          1.0            2.5            2.4            2.2 r

2015 IV           -1.2 r         -0.3 r          1.0            9.1            8.7           10.5 r
     III           3.1 r          1.9 r         -1.2            1.8            0.3           -1.3 r
     II            0.7 r          0.8 r          0.0            3.5            1.1            2.7 r
     I            -0.4 r         -0.8 r         -0.4            0.0            2.6            0.4 r
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2017 III           0.3 r          1.5 r          1.2 r          0.6 r         -1.3 r          0.3 r
     II            1.3            1.8            0.5            1.2           -0.7           -0.1 r
     I             0.2            0.8            0.6            2.4           -0.2            2.2  

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

2016 IV            0.5            0.5            0.0           -1.4           -3.1           -1.9  
     III          -0.3 r          0.0 r          0.3            1.9            0.7            2.2 r
     II            0.6 r          0.4 r         -0.2            1.7            0.6            1.1 r
     I             1.0 r          0.8 r         -0.1            0.8           -0.3           -0.1 r

2015 ANNUAL        0.2 r          1.2 r          1.0            2.5            2.4            2.2 r

2015 IV            0.6 r          0.4 r         -0.2            3.5            3.1            3.0 r
     III           0.5 r          1.1 r          0.6            2.6            2.4            2.0 r
     II           -0.1 r          1.2 r          1.3            2.7            2.7            2.8 r
     I            -0.1 r          2.2 r          2.2            1.0            1.1            1.1 r
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                                         Indexes 2009=100

2017 III         107.7 r        117.7 r        109.2 r        113.4 r         99.2 r        105.2 r
     II          109.0 r        118.0 r        108.3          113.3 r         99.6 r        104.0 r
     I           108.0 r        117.2 r        108.5          112.7           99.0          104.3 r

2016 ANNUAL      107.7 r        116.1 r        107.8          111.5           99.7          103.5 r

2016 IV          108.0 r        116.5 r        107.9          111.4           98.7          103.2 r
     III         107.4 r        116.0 r        107.9          112.6          100.5          104.9 r
     II          107.6 r        115.9 r        107.8          111.9          100.3          104.1 r
     I           107.8 r        116.2 r        107.8          110.0           99.2          102.1 r

2015 ANNUAL      107.2 r        115.6 r        107.8          110.7          100.2          103.2 r

2015 IV          107.5 r        115.9 r        107.9          113.0          101.9          105.2 r
     III         107.8 r        116.0 r        107.6          110.6           99.8          102.6 r
     II          107.0 r        115.4 r        107.9          110.1           99.7          102.9 r
     I           106.8 r        115.2 r        107.9          109.1           99.4          102.2 r
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                   December 6, 2017
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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