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)

2017 ANNUAL        1.2 r          1.9            0.6 r          1.9           -0.2 r          0.7 r

2017 IV            8.1 r          8.1 r          0.0 r          2.4 r         -1.3 r         -5.3 r
     III          -4.7 r         -2.2            2.6 r         -0.1 r         -2.1 r          4.8 r
     II            5.2 r          2.6           -2.5 r          5.4 r          5.7 r          0.2  
     I            -1.1 r          2.6            3.7 r          2.5           -0.7 r          3.6  

2016 ANNUAL        0.5            0.2           -0.3            1.0           -0.2 r          0.5  

2016 IV            2.5 r          2.0           -0.5 r         -3.6 r         -6.5 r         -6.0  
     III           0.6 r          1.0            0.4 r          2.4 r          0.6 r          1.7  
     II            1.7 r          0.2           -1.4 r          9.3 r          6.8 r          7.5  
     I            -0.2 r          0.1            0.2 r        -11.0 r        -11.1 r        -10.9  

2015 ANNUAL        0.3 r          0.8            0.5 r          3.1 r          3.0 r          2.8  

2015 IV           -2.9 r         -1.9            1.1 r         10.4 r         10.0 r         13.7  
     III           4.0 r          1.8           -2.2 r          1.5 r          0.0 r         -2.4  
     II            1.1            0.6           -0.5            2.9 r          0.5            1.7  
     I            -1.2 r         -2.5           -1.3 r          2.2 r          4.9 r          3.4  
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2017 ANNUAL        1.2 r          1.9            0.6 r          1.9           -0.2 r          0.7 r

2017 IV            1.8 r          2.7            0.9 r          2.5 r          0.4 r          0.7 r
     III           0.4 r          1.2            0.8 r          1.0 r         -1.0            0.6 r
     II            1.8 r          2.0            0.2 r          1.6 r         -0.3 r         -0.2  
     I             0.9 r          1.4            0.5 r          2.5 r          0.0 r          1.6  

2016 ANNUAL        0.5            0.2           -0.3            1.0           -0.2 r          0.5  

2016 IV            1.2 r          0.8           -0.3 r         -1.0 r         -2.8 r         -2.2  
     III          -0.2 r         -0.2            0.1 r          2.4            1.2 r          2.6  
     II            0.6            0.0           -0.6            2.2            1.1            1.5  
     I             0.5 r          0.1           -0.4 r          0.6           -0.4 r          0.1  

2015 ANNUAL        0.3 r          0.8            0.5 r          3.1 r          3.0 r          2.8  

2015 IV            0.2           -0.5           -0.7            4.2            3.8 r          3.9  
     III           1.0 r          0.5           -0.5 r          3.2 r          3.0 r          2.1  
     II            0.0 r          0.8            0.9            3.4 r          3.3            3.4  
     I            -0.1            2.3            2.4            1.6            1.7            1.8  
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                                         Indexes 2009=100

2017 ANNUAL      113.7 r        126.2 r        111.0 r        113.1 r         99.0 r         99.5 r

2017 IV          115.1 r        127.9 r        111.2 r        114.0 r         98.8 r         99.0 r
     III         112.9 r        125.5 r        111.2 r        113.3 r         99.2 r        100.4 r
     II          114.2 r        126.2          110.5 r        113.3 r         99.7 r         99.2 r
     I           112.8 r        125.4          111.1 r        111.9 r         98.3 r         99.2 r

2016 ANNUAL      112.4 r        123.9          110.3 r        111.0 r         99.2 r         98.8 r

2016 IV          113.1 r        124.6          110.1 r        111.2 r         98.5 r         98.3 r
     III         112.4 r        123.9          110.3 r        112.2 r        100.1 r         99.8  
     II          112.2 r        123.6          110.2 r        111.6 r        100.0 r         99.4 r
     I           111.7 r        123.6          110.6 r        109.1 r         98.3 r         97.6 r

2015 ANNUAL      111.8 r        123.7          110.6 r        109.9 r         99.5 r         98.3 r

2015 IV          111.8 r        123.5          110.5 r        112.3 r        101.3 r        100.5  
     III         112.6 r        124.1          110.2 r        109.6 r         98.9 r         97.3 r
     II          111.5 r        123.6          110.8 r        109.2 r         98.9 r         97.9 r
     I           111.2 r        123.4          111.0 r        108.4 r         98.8 r         97.5  
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                      March 7, 2018
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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