Table 5. Nondurable manufacturing sector: Labor productivity, hourly compensation, and unit labor costs, seasonally adjusted



Table 5. Nondurable 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           -0.1            2.3            2.4            1.1            1.4            1.2  
     I             2.6 r          2.1 r         -0.5 r          7.8 r          4.5 r          5.1 r

2016 ANNUAL        0.2            0.6            0.5            0.4 r         -0.9 r          0.2 r

2016 IV            2.3            1.5           -0.8           -4.3 r         -7.2 r         -6.5 r
     III          -2.2           -0.8            1.5            2.8 r          1.0 r          5.2 r
     II           -4.5           -2.2            2.5            3.0 r          0.7 r          7.9 r
     I             4.0            2.1           -1.8           -7.7 r         -7.8 r        -11.3 r

2015 ANNUAL       -0.1            1.6            1.7            1.5            1.4            1.6  

2015 IV            0.0            1.5            1.4            6.1 r          5.7 r          6.0 r
     III           1.6            1.8            0.2            2.8 r          1.2 r          1.2 r
     II           -0.2            0.7            1.0            4.8 r          2.4 r          5.0 r
     I             0.2            0.9            0.7           -3.5 r         -1.0 r         -3.7 r
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2017 II            0.6            1.3            0.7            1.7           -0.2            1.1  
     I            -0.5            0.1 r          0.7            2.2 r         -0.3 r          2.8 r

2016 ANNUAL        0.2            0.6            0.5            0.4 r         -0.9 r          0.2 r

2016 IV           -0.2            0.2 r          0.3           -1.7 r         -3.4 r         -1.5 r
     III          -0.7            0.1            0.9            0.9 r         -0.2 r          1.6 r
     II            0.2            0.8            0.6            0.9 r         -0.2 r          0.7 r
     I             1.3            1.5            0.2            1.3 r          0.2 r          0.0 r

2015 ANNUAL       -0.1            1.6            1.7            1.5            1.4            1.6  

2015 IV            0.4            1.2            0.8            2.5 r          2.0 r          2.1 r
     III          -0.6            1.6            2.2            1.9 r          1.8 r          2.5 r
     II           -0.4            1.5            1.9            1.7 r          1.7 r          2.1 r
     I             0.3            2.1            1.9           -0.2 r         -0.1 r         -0.4 r
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                                         Indexes 2009=100

2017 II          113.3          118.4          104.4          114.2          100.4          100.7  
     I           113.4 r        117.7 r        103.8 r        113.9 r        100.1 r        100.5 r

2016 ANNUAL      112.8 r        117.0 r        103.7          112.1 r        100.2 r         99.4 r

2016 IV          112.7 r        117.1 r        103.9          111.8 r         99.0 r         99.2 r
     III         112.0          116.6          104.1          113.0 r        100.8 r        100.9 r
     II          112.6          116.9          103.8          112.2 r        100.6 r         99.6 r
     I           114.0          117.5          103.1          111.4 r        100.4 r         97.7 r

2015 ANNUAL      112.6          116.3          103.2          111.7 r        101.1 r         99.2 r

2015 IV          112.8          116.9          103.6          113.6 r        102.5 r        100.7 r
     III         112.8          116.5          103.2          112.0 r        101.1 r         99.2 r
     II          112.4          116.0          103.2          111.2 r        100.8 r         99.0 r
     I           112.5          115.8          102.9          109.9 r        100.2 r         97.7 r
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                     August 9, 2017
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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