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 III          -4.4 r         -0.4 r          4.1            0.5 r         -1.5 r          5.1 r
     II            0.4            3.3            2.9           -3.3 r         -3.0 r         -3.6 r
     I             2.5            2.0           -0.5            8.0            4.7            5.3  

2016 ANNUAL        0.2            0.7 r          0.5            0.4           -0.9            0.1 r

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

2015 ANNUAL        0.2 r          1.9 r          1.7            1.5            1.4            1.3 r

2015 IV            0.1 r          1.6 r          1.4            6.1            5.7            5.9 r
     III           1.8 r          2.0 r          0.2            2.8            1.2            1.0 r
     II            0.1 r          1.0 r          1.0            4.8            2.4            4.7 r
     I             0.6 r          1.3 r          0.7           -3.5           -1.0           -4.1 r
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2017 III           0.2 r          1.6 r          1.4            0.1 r         -1.8 r         -0.1 r
     II            0.7            1.5            0.8            0.7 r         -1.2 r          0.0 r
     I            -0.5            0.1            0.7            2.3           -0.3            2.8  

2016 ANNUAL        0.2            0.7 r          0.5            0.4           -0.9            0.1 r

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

2015 ANNUAL        0.2 r          1.9 r          1.7            1.5            1.4            1.3 r

2015 IV            0.7 r          1.5 r          0.8            2.5            2.0            1.8 r
     III          -0.3 r          1.9 r          2.2            1.9            1.8            2.2 r
     II           -0.1 r          1.8 r          1.9            1.7            1.7            1.8 r
     I             0.4 r          2.3 r          1.9           -0.2           -0.1           -0.6 r
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                                         Indexes 2009=100

2017 III         105.1 r        111.0 r        105.6          113.1 r         99.0 r        107.6 r
     II          106.3 r        111.1 r        104.6          113.0 r         99.4 r        106.3 r
     I           106.2 r        110.2 r        103.8          113.9          100.1          107.3 r

2016 ANNUAL      105.7 r        109.6 r        103.7          112.1          100.2          106.1 r

2016 IV          105.5 r        109.7 r        103.9          111.8           99.0          105.9 r
     III         104.9 r        109.2 r        104.1          113.0          100.8          107.7 r
     II          105.5 r        109.5 r        103.8          112.2          100.6          106.4 r
     I           106.7 r        110.1 r        103.1          111.4          100.4          104.4 r

2015 ANNUAL      105.4 r        108.8 r        103.2          111.7          101.1          106.0 r

2015 IV          105.7 r        109.5 r        103.6          113.6          102.5          107.5 r
     III         105.6 r        109.1 r        103.2          112.0          101.1          106.0 r
     II          105.2 r        108.5 r        103.2          111.2          100.8          105.7 r
     I           105.2 r        108.2 r        102.9          109.9          100.2          104.5 r
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                   December 6, 2017
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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