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 I            -0.7 r          2.9 r          3.6 r          1.7 r         -1.4 r          2.4 r

2016 ANNUAL        0.1           -0.2           -0.3            2.8 r          1.5 r          2.7 r

2016 IV            1.8            2.0            0.2           -1.3 r         -4.2 r         -3.1 r
     III           0.7            1.0            0.3            4.3            2.4            3.5  
     II            1.9            0.2           -1.6            9.9            7.3            7.8  
     I            -0.6            0.1            0.7           -6.8           -6.8           -6.2  

2015 ANNUAL       -1.3           -0.8            0.6            2.9            2.8            4.3  

2015 IV           -3.1           -2.5            0.7            9.4            9.0           12.9  
     III           2.6            0.5           -2.0            3.2            1.6            0.6  
     II           -0.8           -1.3           -0.5            3.9            1.5            4.7  
     I            -3.9           -4.9           -1.1            0.8            3.4            4.8  
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2017 I             0.9 r          1.5            0.6 r          3.6 r          0.9 r          2.6 r

2016 ANNUAL        0.1           -0.2           -0.3            2.8 r          1.5 r          2.7 r

2016 IV            1.0            0.8           -0.1            1.3 r         -0.5 r          0.4 r
     III          -0.3           -0.3            0.0            4.0            2.8            4.3  
     II            0.2           -0.4           -0.6            3.7            2.6            3.5  
     I            -0.5           -0.8           -0.3            2.3            1.2            2.8  

2015 ANNUAL       -1.3           -0.8            0.6            2.9            2.8            4.3  

2015 IV           -1.3           -2.0           -0.7            4.3            3.8            5.7  
     III          -0.9           -1.2           -0.3            3.0            2.9            4.0  
     II           -1.7           -0.8            0.9            3.1            3.0            4.9  
     I            -1.3            1.1            2.4            1.2            1.3            2.5  
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                                         Indexes 2009=100

2017 I           119.9 r        133.5 r        111.4 r        114.2 r        100.4 r         95.3 r

2016 ANNUAL      119.5 r        131.9 r        110.4          112.8 r        100.8 r         94.4 r

2016 IV          120.1 r        132.6 r        110.4          113.7 r        100.7 r         94.7 r
     III         119.6          131.9          110.3          114.1          101.8           95.4  
     II          119.4          131.6          110.2          112.9          101.2           94.6  
     I           118.8          131.5          110.7          110.3           99.4           92.8  

2015 ANNUAL      119.4          132.1          110.7          109.7           99.3           91.9  

2015 IV          119.0          131.5          110.5          112.2          101.2           94.3  
     III         119.9          132.3          110.3          109.7           99.0           91.5  
     II          119.2          132.2          110.9          108.9           98.6           91.4  
     I           119.4          132.6          111.0          107.8           98.3           90.3  
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                       June 5, 2017
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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