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            -0.8 r          3.3 r          4.2            5.8 r          2.2 r          6.7 r

2017 ANNUAL        1.1 r          1.7 r          0.6            2.2 r          0.1 r          1.1 r

2017 IV            4.7 r          5.1 r          0.4            7.0 r          3.5 r          2.2 r
     III          -4.8           -2.3            2.6           -0.1           -2.2            5.0 r
     II            4.7            2.1           -2.4            5.4            5.3            0.7  
     I            -0.9            2.8            3.7            2.5           -0.5            3.4  

2016 ANNUAL       -0.8 r         -1.2 r         -0.4            1.1           -0.2            2.0 r

2016 IV            3.1 r          2.5 r         -0.6           -3.5           -6.1           -6.4 r
     III           1.9 r          2.2 r          0.3            2.4            0.6            0.5 r
     II           -0.4 r         -1.9 r         -1.5            9.4            6.5            9.8 r
     I            -1.2 r         -1.1 r          0.1          -10.9          -10.9           -9.9 r
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2018 I             0.8 r          2.0 r          1.2            4.5 r          2.2 r          3.6 r

2017 ANNUAL        1.1 r          1.7 r          0.6            2.2 r          0.1 r          1.1 r

2017 IV            0.8 r          1.9 r          1.0            3.7 r          1.5 r          2.8 r
     III           0.5 r          1.2            0.8            1.0           -0.9            0.6  
     II            2.2 r          2.4 r          0.2            1.6           -0.3           -0.5 r
     I             0.9 r          1.4 r          0.5            2.6            0.0            1.7 r

2016 ANNUAL       -0.8 r         -1.2 r         -0.4            1.1           -0.2            2.0 r

2016 IV            0.8 r          0.4 r         -0.4           -0.9           -2.7           -1.8 r
     III          -1.3 r         -1.4 r          0.0            2.5            1.3            3.9 r
     II           -1.4 r         -2.0 r         -0.7            2.3            1.1            3.7 r
     I            -1.5 r         -1.9 r         -0.4            0.7           -0.4            2.2 r
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                                         Indexes 2009=100

2018 I           110.8 r        124.5 r        112.3 r        117.0 r        100.4 r        105.6 r

2017 ANNUAL      110.5 r        122.5 r        110.9          113.6 r         99.1 r        102.8 r

2017 IV          111.0 r        123.5 r        111.2          115.4 r         99.8 r        103.9 r
     III         109.8 r        121.9 r        111.1          113.4           99.0          103.3 r
     II          111.1 r        122.6 r        110.4          113.5           99.5          102.1 r
     I           109.9 r        122.0 r        111.0          112.0           98.2          101.9 r

2016 ANNUAL      109.3 r        120.4 r        110.2          111.1           99.1          101.7 r

2016 IV          110.1 r        121.2 r        110.0          111.3           98.4          101.1 r
     III         109.3 r        120.4 r        110.2          112.3           99.9          102.8 r
     II          108.8 r        119.8 r        110.1          111.6           99.8          102.6 r
     I           108.9 r        120.3 r        110.5          109.1           98.2          100.2 r
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                       June 6, 2018
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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