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 II            3.8            0.9           -2.7            3.0            3.3           -0.8  
     I            -0.9 r          2.7 r          3.6            2.3 r         -0.9 r          3.2 r

2016 ANNUAL        0.1           -0.2           -0.3            1.0 r         -0.3 r          0.9 r

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

2015 ANNUAL       -1.3           -0.8            0.6            3.0 r          2.9 r          4.4 r

2015 IV           -3.1           -2.5            0.7           10.8 r         10.4 r         14.4 r
     III           2.6            0.5           -2.0            1.4 r         -0.2 r         -1.2 r
     II           -0.8           -1.3           -0.5            2.8 r          0.5 r          3.6 r
     I            -3.9           -4.9           -1.1            2.0 r          4.6 r          6.1 r
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2017 II            1.3            1.7            0.3            0.8           -1.1           -0.5  
     I             0.9            1.5            0.6            2.4 r         -0.2 r          1.5 r

2016 ANNUAL        0.1           -0.2           -0.3            1.0 r         -0.3 r          0.9 r

2016 IV            1.0            0.8           -0.1           -1.2 r         -3.0 r         -2.2 r
     III          -0.3           -0.3            0.0            2.4 r          1.3 r          2.8 r
     II            0.2           -0.4           -0.6            2.2 r          1.1 r          2.0 r
     I            -0.5           -0.8           -0.3            0.6 r         -0.5 r          1.1 r

2015 ANNUAL       -1.3           -0.8            0.6            3.0 r          2.9 r          4.4 r

2015 IV           -1.3           -2.0           -0.7            4.2 r          3.7 r          5.6 r
     III          -0.9           -1.2           -0.3            3.0            2.9            4.0  
     II           -1.7           -0.8            0.9            3.3 r          3.3 r          5.1 r
     I            -1.3            1.1            2.4            1.6 r          1.7 r          2.9 r
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                                         Indexes 2009=100

2017 II          121.0          133.8          110.6          112.4           98.8           92.9  
     I           119.9 r        133.5 r        111.4          111.6 r         98.0 r         93.1 r

2016 ANNUAL      119.5 r        131.9 r        110.4          110.9 r         99.1 r         92.8 r

2016 IV          120.1 r        132.6 r        110.4          111.0 r         98.3 r         92.4 r
     III         119.6          131.9          110.3          112.2 r        100.1 r         93.8 r
     II          119.4          131.6          110.2          111.5 r         99.9 r         93.4 r
     I           118.8          131.5          110.7          109.0 r         98.2 r         91.7 r

2015 ANNUAL      119.4          132.1          110.7          109.8 r         99.4 r         92.0 r

2015 IV          119.0          131.5          110.5          112.3 r        101.3 r         94.4 r
     III         119.9          132.3          110.3          109.5 r         98.8 r         91.3 r
     II          119.2          132.2          110.9          109.1 r         98.9 r         91.6 r
     I           119.4          132.6          111.0          108.4 r         98.7 r         90.7 r
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                     August 9, 2017
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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