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 I             2.7 r          2.3 r         -0.4            4.9 r          1.7 r          2.1 r

2016 ANNUAL        0.2            0.6            0.5            2.3 r          1.0 r          2.1 r

2016 IV            2.3            1.5           -0.8           -2.1 r         -5.0 r         -4.3 r
     III          -2.2           -0.8            1.5            3.8            2.0            6.2  
     II           -4.5           -2.2            2.5            3.7            1.3            8.6  
     I             4.0            2.1           -1.8           -2.5           -2.6           -6.3  

2015 ANNUAL       -0.1            1.6            1.7            1.5            1.4            1.6  

2015 IV            0.0            1.5            1.4            5.1            4.7            5.1  
     III           1.6            1.8            0.2            5.2            3.6            3.6  
     II           -0.2            0.7            1.0            5.5            3.1            5.7  
     I             0.2            0.9            0.7           -4.5           -2.0           -4.7  
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2017 I            -0.5 r          0.2 r          0.7            2.5 r         -0.1 r          3.0 r

2016 ANNUAL        0.2            0.6            0.5            2.3 r          1.0 r          2.1 r

2016 IV           -0.2            0.1            0.3            0.7 r         -1.1 r          0.8 r
     III          -0.7            0.1            0.9            2.5            1.3            3.2  
     II            0.2            0.8            0.6            2.8            1.7            2.6  
     I             1.3            1.5            0.2            3.3            2.2            1.9  

2015 ANNUAL       -0.1            1.6            1.7            1.5            1.4            1.6  

2015 IV            0.4            1.2            0.8            2.7            2.3            2.3  
     III          -0.6            1.6            2.2            2.1            1.9            2.7  
     II           -0.4            1.5            1.9            1.6            1.6            2.0  
     I             0.3            2.1            1.9           -0.4           -0.3           -0.7  
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                                         Indexes 2009=100

2017 I           113.4 r        117.7 r        103.8          115.9 r        101.9 r        102.2 r

2016 ANNUAL      112.8 r        117.0 r        103.7          114.2 r        102.1 r        101.2 r

2016 IV          112.7 r        117.1 r        103.9          114.5 r        101.4 r        101.7 r
     III         112.0          116.6          104.1          115.2          102.8          102.8  
     II          112.6          116.9          103.8          114.1          102.2          101.3  
     I           114.0          117.5          103.1          113.1          101.9           99.2  

2015 ANNUAL      112.6          116.3          103.2          111.6          101.1           99.1  

2015 IV          112.8          116.9          103.6          113.8          102.6          100.8  
     III         112.8          116.5          103.2          112.4          101.4           99.6  
     II          112.4          116.0          103.2          111.0          100.5           98.7  
     I           112.5          115.8          102.9          109.5           99.8           97.3  
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                       June 5, 2017
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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