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)

2016 ANNUAL       -0.4 r          0.1 r          0.5 r          2.7 r          1.4 r          3.1 r

2016 IV            2.7 r          1.7 r         -1.0            4.8 r          1.3 r          2.0 r
     III          -2.7           -1.2 r          1.5 r          3.8 r          2.1 r          6.6 r
     II           -5.3 r         -2.9            2.5 r          3.6 r          1.1 r          9.4  
     I             3.3 r          1.4           -1.7 r         -2.6 r         -2.3 r         -5.7  

2015 ANNUAL        0.2 r          1.9            1.7 r          1.5 r          1.4 r          1.3  

2015 IV           -0.8 r          0.6            1.4 r          5.1 r          4.3 r          5.9 r
     III           1.1 r          1.4            0.3 r          5.2 r          3.8 r          4.0  
     II           -0.3 r          0.7            1.0 r          5.5 r          2.9 r          5.8  
     I             1.1 r          1.8            0.7 r         -4.6 r         -1.7 r         -5.6  

2014 ANNUAL        0.1 r          0.6            0.5 r          3.6 r          1.9 r          3.5  

2014 IV           -3.1 r          3.7            7.1 r          2.5 r          2.8 r          5.8  
     III           3.1 r          1.9           -1.1 r          3.4 r          2.5 r          0.3  
     II            2.3 r          3.3            1.0 r         -2.8 r         -4.8 r         -5.0  
     I             0.6 r         -1.0           -1.6 r         10.3 r          7.9 r          9.7  
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2016 ANNUAL       -0.4 r          0.1 r          0.5 r          2.7 r          1.4 r          3.1 r

2016 IV           -0.6 r         -0.2 r          0.3 r          2.4 r          0.5            2.9 r
     III          -1.4 r         -0.5 r          0.9 r          2.4 r          1.3 r          3.9 r
     II           -0.5 r          0.1            0.6 r          2.8 r          1.7 r          3.3  
     I             0.8 r          1.0            0.2 r          3.2 r          2.1 r          2.4  

2015 ANNUAL        0.2 r          1.9            1.7 r          1.5 r          1.4 r          1.3  

2015 IV            0.3 r          1.1            0.8 r          2.7 r          2.3 r          2.4  
     III          -0.3 r          1.9            2.2 r          2.1 r          1.9 r          2.4  
     II            0.2 r          2.0            1.9 r          1.6 r          1.6 r          1.5  
     I             0.8            2.7            1.9 r         -0.4           -0.3           -1.2  

2014 ANNUAL        0.1 r          0.6            0.5 r          3.6 r          1.9 r          3.5  

2014 IV            0.7            2.0            1.3            3.3 r          2.0            2.6  
     III           1.0 r          1.0            0.0 r          3.7 r          2.0 r          2.8  
     II           -0.6 r          0.2            0.7 r          2.7 r          0.6 r          3.3  
     I            -0.8 r         -0.7            0.1 r          4.5 r          3.0 r          5.3  
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                                         Indexes 2009=100

2016 ANNUAL      112.5 r        116.8 r        103.8 r        114.7 r        102.5 r        101.9 r

2016 IV          112.3 r        116.7 r        103.9 r        116.5 r        103.1 r        103.7 r
     III         111.6 r        116.2 r        104.2 r        115.1 r        102.7 r        103.2 r
     II          112.3 r        116.6          103.8 r        114.0 r        102.2 r        101.5 r
     I           113.9 r        117.5          103.2 r        113.0 r        101.9 r         99.3 r

2015 ANNUAL      113.0 r        116.6          103.2 r        111.7 r        101.1 r         98.8  

2015 IV          112.9 r        117.0          103.6 r        113.8 r        102.5 r        100.7 r
     III         113.2 r        116.8          103.2 r        112.4 r        101.4 r         99.3  
     II          112.9 r        116.4          103.2 r        111.0 r        100.5 r         98.3 r
     I           112.9 r        116.2          102.9 r        109.5 r         99.8 r         96.9 r

2014 ANNUAL      112.7 r        114.4          101.5 r        110.0 r         99.7 r         97.6 r

2014 IV          112.6 r        115.7          102.7 r        110.8 r        100.2 r         98.3 r
     III         113.5 r        114.7          101.0 r        110.1 r         99.5 r         97.0 r
     II          112.7 r        114.1          101.3 r        109.2 r         98.9 r         96.9 r
     I           112.0 r        113.2          101.0 r        109.9 r        100.1 r         98.1 r
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                      March 8, 2017
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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