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            2.9 r          2.1 r         -0.7 r          2.5 r          2.8 r         -0.4 r
     I             0.2 r          2.3 r          2.1            4.4 r          1.2 r          4.3 r

2016 ANNUAL        0.2            0.2            0.0            0.7           -0.5            0.6  

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       -0.6            0.3            1.0            2.5            2.4            3.1  

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

2017 II            1.1 r          1.6 r          0.5 r          1.3 r         -0.6 r          0.1  
     I             0.2            0.8 r          0.6            2.4 r         -0.2            2.2 r

2016 ANNUAL        0.2            0.2            0.0            0.7           -0.5            0.6  

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

2015 ANNUAL       -0.6            0.3            1.0            2.5            2.4            3.1  

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

2017 II          119.9 r        129.8 r        108.3 r        113.3 r         99.7 r         94.5 r
     I           119.1 r        129.2 r        108.5          112.7 r         99.0 r         94.6 r

2016 ANNUAL      118.7          128.1          107.8          111.5           99.7           93.9  

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

2015 ANNUAL      118.5          127.8          107.8          110.7          100.2           93.4  

2015 IV          118.5          127.8          107.9          113.0          101.9           95.4  
     III         118.9          128.0          107.6          110.6           99.8           92.9  
     II          118.3          127.6          107.9          110.1           99.7           93.1  
     I           118.4          127.7          107.9          109.1           99.4           92.2  
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                  September 7, 2017
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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