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            -1.1            2.8            4.0            1.4           -1.7            2.5  

2016 ANNUAL        0.1 r         -0.2 r         -0.3            3.1 r          1.9            3.1 r

2016 IV            1.8 r          2.0 r          0.2 r          4.0 r          0.9 r          2.1 r
     III           0.7 r          1.0 r          0.3 r          4.3            2.4 r          3.5 r
     II            1.9 r          0.2 r         -1.6 r          9.9            7.3 r          7.8 r
     I            -0.6 r          0.1 r          0.7 r         -6.8 r         -6.8 r         -6.2 r

2015 ANNUAL       -1.3 r         -0.8 r          0.6 r          2.9            2.8            4.3 r

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

2017 I             0.8            1.5            0.7            4.8            2.2            4.0  

2016 ANNUAL        0.1 r         -0.2 r         -0.3            3.1 r          1.9            3.1 r

2016 IV            1.0 r          0.8 r         -0.1 r          2.7            0.8 r          1.7 r
     III          -0.3 r         -0.3 r          0.0 r          4.0            2.8            4.3 r
     II            0.2 r         -0.4 r         -0.6            3.7 r          2.6 r          3.5 r
     I            -0.5 r         -0.8 r         -0.3 r          2.3            1.2 r          2.8 r

2015 ANNUAL       -1.3 r         -0.8 r          0.6 r          2.9            2.8            4.3 r

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

2017 I           119.8          133.5          111.5          115.6          101.6           96.5  

2016 ANNUAL      119.5 r        131.9 r        110.4 r        113.1 r        101.1 r         94.7 r

2016 IV          120.1 r        132.6 r        110.4 r        115.2 r        102.0 r         95.9 r
     III         119.6 r        131.9 r        110.3 r        114.1 r        101.8 r         95.4 r
     II          119.4 r        131.6 r        110.2 r        112.9 r        101.2 r         94.6 r
     I           118.8 r        131.5 r        110.7 r        110.3 r         99.4 r         92.8 r

2015 ANNUAL      119.4 r        132.1 r        110.7 r        109.7 r         99.3 r         91.9 r

2015 IV          119.0 r        131.5 r        110.5 r        112.2 r        101.2 r         94.3 r
     III         119.9 r        132.3 r        110.3 r        109.7 r         99.0 r         91.5 r
     II          119.2 r        132.2 r        110.9 r        108.9 r         98.6 r         91.4 r
     I           119.4 r        132.6 r        111.0 r        107.8 r         98.3 r         90.3 r
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                        May 4, 2017
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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