Table 4. Durable manufacturing sector: Labor productivity, hourly compensation, and unit labor costs, seasonally adjusted



Table 4. Durable 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)

2018 I             1.3            5.5            4.2            4.2            0.7            2.9  

2017 ANNUAL        0.9 r          1.6 r          0.6            1.9           -0.2            1.0 r

2017 IV            5.1 r          5.5 r          0.4 r          2.3 r         -1.0 r         -2.6 r
     III          -4.8 r         -2.3 r          2.6           -0.1           -2.2 r          4.9 r
     II            4.7 r          2.1 r         -2.4 r          5.4            5.3 r          0.7 r
     I            -0.9 r          2.8 r          3.7            2.5           -0.5 r          3.4 r

2016 ANNUAL       -1.3 r         -1.6 r         -0.4 r          1.1 r         -0.2            2.4 r

2016 IV            2.8 r          2.2 r         -0.6 r         -3.5 r         -6.1 r         -6.1 r
     III           1.3 r          1.6 r          0.3 r          2.4            0.6            1.1 r
     II           -1.3 r         -2.8 r         -1.5 r          9.4 r          6.5 r         10.8 r
     I            -2.4 r         -2.3 r          0.1 r        -10.9 r        -10.9 r         -8.8 r
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2018 I             1.5            2.6            1.2            2.9            0.7            1.4  

2017 ANNUAL        0.9 r          1.6 r          0.6            1.9           -0.2            1.0 r

2017 IV            0.9 r          2.0 r          1.0 r          2.5            0.4            1.6 r
     III           0.4            1.2            0.8            1.0           -0.9 r          0.6  
     II            1.9 r          2.2 r          0.2            1.6           -0.3           -0.3 r
     I             0.5 r          0.9 r          0.5            2.6 r          0.0            2.1 r

2016 ANNUAL       -1.3 r         -1.6 r         -0.4 r          1.1 r         -0.2            2.4 r

2016 IV            0.1 r         -0.3 r         -0.4 r         -0.9 r         -2.7 r         -1.0 r
     III          -2.1 r         -2.1 r          0.0 r          2.5 r          1.3 r          4.7 r
     II           -1.8 r         -2.4 r         -0.7 r          2.3 r          1.1            4.1 r
     I            -1.3 r         -1.7 r         -0.4            0.7 r         -0.4            2.0 r
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                                         Indexes 2009=100

2018 I           112.4          126.2          112.3          115.3           98.9          102.6  

2017 ANNUAL      111.4 r        123.5 r        110.9 r        113.2 r         98.9 r        101.7 r

2017 IV          112.0 r        124.6 r        111.2 r        114.1 r         98.7 r        101.8 r
     III         110.7 r        122.9 r        111.1 r        113.4 r         99.0 r        102.5 r
     II          112.0 r        123.6 r        110.4 r        113.5 r         99.5 r        101.3 r
     I           110.8 r        123.0 r        111.0 r        112.0 r         98.2 r        101.1 r

2016 ANNUAL      110.3 r        121.6 r        110.2 r        111.1 r         99.1 r        100.7 r

2016 IV          111.0 r        122.1 r        110.0 r        111.3 r         98.4 r        100.3 r
     III         110.2 r        121.5 r        110.2 r        112.3 r         99.9 r        101.9 r
     II          109.9 r        121.0 r        110.1 r        111.6 r         99.8 r        101.6 r
     I           110.2 r        121.9 r        110.5 r        109.1 r         98.2 r         99.0 r
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                        May 3, 2018
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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