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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)

2020 I             0.3 r         -6.3 r         -6.6 r          7.3 r          6.0 r          6.9 r

2019 ANNUAL        0.1            0.0           -0.1            3.4 r          1.5 r          3.3 r

2019 IV           -0.8 r         -0.2            0.5            5.5 r          3.0 r          6.3 r
     III          -0.5            0.9            1.4           -1.2           -3.0           -0.7  
     II           -2.3           -3.1           -0.9            2.7           -0.3            5.2  
     I             1.3           -1.7           -3.1            8.3            7.4            6.9  

2018 ANNUAL        0.4            2.3            1.9            2.2           -0.3            1.8  

2018 IV            0.9            1.6            0.6            3.5            2.2            2.5  
     III           0.3            4.0            3.7            2.3            0.2            2.0  
     II            1.4            2.7            1.3           -4.7           -6.7           -6.0  
     I             0.0            1.9            1.9            4.7            1.3            4.7  
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2020 I            -0.8 r         -2.2 r         -1.4 r          3.5 r          1.4 r          4.4 r

2019 ANNUAL        0.1            0.0           -0.1            3.4 r          1.5 r          3.3 r

2019 IV           -0.6           -1.1           -0.5            3.8 r          1.7 r          4.4 r
     III          -0.1           -0.6           -0.5            3.3            1.5            3.4  
     II            0.1            0.1            0.1            4.2            2.3            4.1  
     I             1.0            1.6            0.6            2.3            0.6            1.3  

2018 ANNUAL        0.4            2.3            1.9            2.2           -0.3            1.8  

2018 IV            0.6            2.5            1.9            1.4           -0.8            0.7  
     III           1.2            3.4            2.2            1.8           -0.8            0.6  
     II           -0.3            1.7            2.0            1.7           -1.0            1.9  
     I            -0.1            1.4            1.6            3.9            1.6            4.0  
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                                         Indexes 2012=100

2020 I            98.4 r        103.1 r        104.8 r        119.7 r        106.1 r        121.7 r

2019 ANNUAL       98.7          104.9 r        106.4          116.4 r        104.4 r        118.0 r

2019 IV           98.3 r        104.8 r        106.6          117.6 r        104.6 r        119.6 r
     III          98.5          104.9          106.5          116.1          103.8          117.8  
     II           98.6          104.6          106.1          116.4          104.6          118.0  
     I            99.2          105.5          106.3          115.6          104.6          116.6  

2018 ANNUAL       98.6          104.9          106.4          112.6          102.8          114.3  

2018 IV           98.9          105.9          107.1          113.3          102.8          114.6  
     III          98.6          105.5          107.0          112.4          102.2          113.9  
     II           98.6          104.5          106.0          111.7          102.2          113.4  
     I            98.2          103.8          105.7          113.1          104.0          115.1  
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                       June 4, 2020
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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