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 II            2.5            1.6           -0.9            2.2            2.5           -0.3  
     I             0.3 r          2.4 r          2.1            4.2 r          1.0 r          3.9 r

2016 ANNUAL        0.2            0.2            0.0            0.7 r         -0.5 r          0.6 r

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

2015 ANNUAL       -0.6            0.3            1.0            2.5 r          2.4 r          3.1 r

2015 IV           -1.6           -0.6            1.0            9.1 r          8.7 r         10.9 r
     III           2.3            1.1           -1.2            1.8 r          0.3 r         -0.5 r
     II           -0.4           -0.3            0.0            3.5 r          1.1 r          3.9 r
     I            -1.9           -2.3           -0.4            0.0 r          2.6 r          1.9 r
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2017 II            1.0            1.5            0.4            1.1           -0.8            0.1  
     I             0.2 r          0.9            0.6            2.3 r         -0.2 r          2.1 r

2016 ANNUAL        0.2            0.2            0.0            0.7 r         -0.5 r          0.6 r

2016 IV            0.5            0.5            0.0           -1.4 r         -3.1 r         -1.9 r
     III          -0.4           -0.1            0.3            1.9 r          0.7 r          2.3 r
     II            0.3            0.1           -0.2            1.7 r          0.6 r          1.4 r
     I             0.4            0.3           -0.1            0.8 r         -0.3 r          0.4 r

2015 ANNUAL       -0.6            0.3            1.0            2.5 r          2.4 r          3.1 r

2015 IV           -0.4           -0.5           -0.2            3.5 r          3.1 r          3.9 r
     III          -0.5            0.1            0.6            2.6            2.4 r          3.1 r
     II           -1.0            0.2            1.3            2.7 r          2.7 r          3.8 r
     I            -0.6            1.6            2.2            1.0 r          1.1 r          1.7 r
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                                         Indexes 2009=100

2017 II          119.9          129.7          108.2          113.2           99.5           94.4  
     I           119.1 r        129.2 r        108.5 r        112.6 r         98.9 r         94.5 r

2016 ANNUAL      118.7          128.1          107.8          111.5 r         99.7 r         93.9 r

2016 IV          119.0 r        128.4 r        107.9          111.4 r         98.7 r         93.6 r
     III         118.5          127.9          107.9          112.6 r        100.5 r         95.1 r
     II          118.6          127.8          107.8          111.9 r        100.3 r         94.4 r
     I           118.9          128.1          107.8          110.0 r         99.2 r         92.6 r

2015 ANNUAL      118.5          127.8          107.8          110.7 r        100.2 r         93.4 r

2015 IV          118.5          127.8          107.9          113.0 r        101.9 r         95.4 r
     III         118.9          128.0          107.6          110.6 r         99.8 r         92.9 r
     II          118.3          127.6          107.9          110.1 r         99.7 r         93.1 r
     I           118.4          127.7          107.9          109.1 r         99.4 r         92.2 r
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                     August 9, 2017
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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