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 ANNUAL        1.1            1.9            0.8            1.9           -0.3            0.8  

2017 IV            6.7            8.2            1.4            2.6           -1.0           -3.8  
     III          -5.0 r         -2.2 r          3.0 r          0.1           -1.9            5.3 r
     II            5.4 r          2.6           -2.6            5.6            5.9            0.2  
     I            -1.0            2.6            3.6            2.5           -0.6            3.6  

2016 ANNUAL        0.5            0.2           -0.3            1.0           -0.3            0.5  

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            0.8            0.6            3.0            2.9            2.8  

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

2017 ANNUAL        1.1            1.9            0.8            1.9           -0.3            0.8  

2017 IV            1.4            2.7            1.3            2.7            0.5            1.3  
     III           0.2 r          1.2 r          1.0            0.9           -1.0            0.7 r
     II            1.7            2.0            0.3            1.5           -0.4           -0.2  
     I             0.8            1.4            0.6            2.4           -0.1            1.6  

2016 ANNUAL        0.5            0.2           -0.3            1.0           -0.3            0.5  

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

2015 ANNUAL        0.2            0.8            0.6            3.0            2.9            2.8  

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

2017 ANNUAL      113.4          126.2          111.3          113.0           98.9           99.6  

2017 IV          114.5          128.0          111.8          113.9           98.8           99.5  
     III         112.6 r        125.5 r        111.4 r        113.2 r         99.1 r        100.5 r
     II          114.1 r        126.2 r        110.6          113.2           99.5           99.2 r
     I           112.6          125.4          111.4          111.6           98.1           99.2  

2016 ANNUAL      112.2          123.9          110.4          110.9           99.1           98.8  

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

2015 ANNUAL      111.7          123.7          110.7          109.8           99.4           98.3  

2015 IV          111.8          123.5          110.5          112.3          101.3          100.5  
     III         112.5          124.1          110.3          109.5           98.8           97.3  
     II          111.4          123.6          110.9          109.1           98.9           97.9  
     I           111.1          123.4          111.0          108.4           98.7           97.5  
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                   February 1, 2018
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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