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)

2016 ANNUAL        0.8 r          0.5 r         -0.3 r          3.2 r          1.9 r          2.4  

2016 IV            1.5 r          1.4 r         -0.1 r          4.2 r          0.7 r          2.6 r
     III           2.1            2.3 r          0.2 r          4.3 r          2.6 r          2.2 r
     II            2.3 r          0.6           -1.7 r          9.9 r          7.2 r          7.5  
     I            -0.7 r         -0.1            0.6 r         -6.7 r         -6.4 r         -6.0  

2015 ANNUAL        0.0            0.5            0.5            2.9 r          2.8            2.9  

2015 IV           -2.0 r         -1.4            0.6 r          9.5 r          8.6 r         11.8  
     III           4.4 r          2.3           -2.1 r          3.2 r          1.9 r         -1.2 r
     II            1.1 r          0.5           -0.5 r          4.0 r          1.5 r          2.9  
     I            -2.9 r         -4.0           -1.1 r          0.8 r          3.8 r          3.8  

2014 ANNUAL        0.6 r          2.8            2.1            2.3 r          0.7            1.7  

2014 IV           -0.3 r          1.9            2.3            4.3            4.6            4.7  
     III           0.7 r          3.7            3.0 r          3.3 r          2.5            2.6  
     II            1.4 r          7.2            5.6 r         -3.4 r         -5.3 r         -4.7  
     I             1.9 r          0.4           -1.5 r         11.1 r          8.6 r          9.0  
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2016 ANNUAL        0.8 r          0.5 r         -0.3 r          3.2 r          1.9 r          2.4  

2016 IV            1.3 r          1.0 r         -0.2            2.7            0.9            1.4 r
     III           0.4 r          0.3           -0.1 r          4.0            2.8            3.6 r
     II            1.0 r          0.3           -0.6 r          3.8 r          2.7 r          2.8  
     I             0.7 r          0.3           -0.4 r          2.3 r          1.3 r          1.7  

2015 ANNUAL        0.0            0.5            0.5            2.9 r          2.8            2.9  

2015 IV            0.1 r         -0.7           -0.8 r          4.3 r          3.9 r          4.2  
     III           0.5 r          0.2           -0.4 r          3.1 r          2.9 r          2.5  
     II           -0.4            0.5            0.9            3.1            3.1            3.5  
     I            -0.3 r          2.1            2.4 r          1.2 r          1.3 r          1.5  

2014 ANNUAL        0.6 r          2.8            2.1            2.3 r          0.7            1.7  

2014 IV            0.9 r          3.3            2.3 r          3.7 r          2.5 r          2.8  
     III           1.0            3.9            2.9            1.7           -0.1            0.7  
     II            0.3            3.0            2.7 r          1.2 r         -0.8            0.9  
     I             0.3            1.0            0.7            2.7            1.3            2.4  
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                                         Indexes 2009=100

2016 ANNUAL      122.0 r        134.5 r        110.3 r        113.3 r        101.2 r         92.9 r

2016 IV          122.8 r        135.3 r        110.2 r        115.4 r        102.1 r         94.0 r
     III         122.3 r        134.8 r        110.2 r        114.2 r        102.0 r         93.4 r
     II          121.7 r        134.1          110.1 r        113.0 r        101.3 r         92.9 r
     I           121.0 r        133.9          110.6 r        110.4 r         99.5 r         91.2 r

2015 ANNUAL      121.0 r        133.8          110.6 r        109.7 r         99.3 r         90.7  

2015 IV          121.2 r        133.9          110.4 r        112.3 r        101.2 r         92.6 r
     III         121.9 r        134.4          110.3 r        109.8 r         99.1 r         90.1 r
     II          120.6 r        133.6          110.9 r        108.9 r         98.7 r         90.4 r
     I           120.2 r        133.5          111.0 r        107.9 r         98.3 r         89.7 r

2014 ANNUAL      121.0 r        133.1          110.1 r        106.6 r         96.6 r         88.1  

2014 IV          121.1 r        134.8          111.3 r        107.6 r         97.4 r         88.9 r
     III         121.2 r        134.2          110.7 r        106.5 r         96.3 r         87.9 r
     II          121.0 r        132.9          109.9 r        105.7 r         95.7 r         87.3 r
     I           120.6 r        130.7          108.4 r        106.6 r         97.0 r         88.4 r
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                      March 8, 2017
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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