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 III          -4.7 r         -1.7 r          3.1 r          0.1 r         -1.9 r          5.0 r
     II            5.3 r          2.6 r         -2.6            5.6 r          5.9 r          0.2 r
     I            -1.0            2.6            3.6            2.5           -0.6            3.6  

2016 ANNUAL        0.5 r          0.2 r         -0.3            1.0           -0.3            0.5 r

2016 IV            1.8            2.0            0.2           -4.3           -7.1           -6.0  
     III           0.7            1.0            0.3            2.5            0.7            1.7  
     II            1.9            0.2           -1.6            9.5            7.0            7.5  
     I            -0.6            0.1            0.7          -11.4          -11.5          -10.9  

2015 ANNUAL        0.2 r          0.8 r          0.6            3.0            2.9            2.8 r

2015 IV           -2.5 r         -1.9 r          0.7           10.8           10.4           13.7 r
     III           3.9 r          1.8 r         -2.0            1.4           -0.2           -2.4 r
     II            1.1 r          0.6 r         -0.5            2.8            0.5            1.7 r
     I            -1.4 r         -2.5 r         -1.1            2.0            4.6            3.4 r
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2017 III           0.3 r          1.4 r          1.0 r          0.9 r         -1.0 r          0.6 r
     II            1.7 r          2.0            0.3            1.5 r         -0.4 r         -0.2 r
     I             0.8            1.4            0.6            2.4           -0.1            1.6  

2016 ANNUAL        0.5 r          0.2 r         -0.3            1.0           -0.3            0.5 r

2016 IV            1.0            0.8           -0.1           -1.2           -3.0           -2.2  
     III          -0.1 r         -0.2 r          0.0            2.4            1.3            2.6 r
     II            0.6 r          0.0 r         -0.6            2.2            1.1            1.5 r
     I             0.4 r          0.1 r         -0.3            0.6           -0.5            0.1 r

2015 ANNUAL        0.2 r          0.8 r          0.6            3.0            2.9            2.8 r

2015 IV            0.2 r         -0.5 r         -0.7            4.2            3.7            3.9 r
     III           0.9 r          0.5 r         -0.3            3.0            2.9            2.1 r
     II           -0.1 r          0.8 r          0.9            3.3            3.3            3.4 r
     I            -0.1 r          2.3 r          2.4            1.6            1.7            1.8 r
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                                         Indexes 2009=100

2017 III         112.7 r        125.6 r        111.5 r        113.2 r         99.0 r        100.4 r
     II          114.0 r        126.2 r        110.6          113.2 r         99.5 r         99.2 r
     I           112.6 r        125.4 r        111.4          111.6           98.1           99.2 r

2016 ANNUAL      112.2 r        123.9 r        110.4          110.9           99.1           98.8 r

2016 IV          112.9 r        124.6 r        110.4          111.0           98.3           98.3 r
     III         112.3 r        123.9 r        110.3          112.2          100.1           99.8 r
     II          112.2 r        123.6 r        110.2          111.5           99.9           99.4 r
     I           111.6 r        123.6 r        110.7          109.0           98.2           97.6 r

2015 ANNUAL      111.7 r        123.7 r        110.7          109.8           99.4           98.3 r

2015 IV          111.8 r        123.5 r        110.5          112.3          101.3          100.5 r
     III         112.5 r        124.1 r        110.3          109.5           98.8           97.3 r
     II          111.4 r        123.6 r        110.9          109.1           98.9           97.9 r
     I           111.1 r        123.4 r        111.0          108.4           98.7           97.5 r
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                   December 6, 2017
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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