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)

2018 ANNUAL        0.8 r          2.0            1.2 r          1.1 r         -1.4 r          0.3 r

2018 IV            1.9 r         -0.7 r         -2.5 r          4.1 r          2.6 r          2.1 r
     III           0.2            2.7 r          2.5 r          5.4 r          3.3 r          5.2 r
     II            2.6 r          3.3            0.7 r         -5.2 r         -7.2 r         -7.6  
     I             0.4 r          0.0           -0.5 r          3.4 r          0.2 r          3.0  

2017 ANNUAL       -0.1 r          1.6            1.7 r          2.1 r         -0.1 r          2.2  

2017 IV            3.7 r          5.8            2.1 r          0.6 r         -2.6 r         -2.9  
     III          -5.0 r         -1.4            3.8 r          3.2 r          1.0 r          8.6  
     II            0.4 r          3.7            3.3 r         -3.3 r         -3.4 r         -3.7  
     I             1.8 r          1.5           -0.3 r          5.8 r          2.7 r          3.9 r

2016 ANNUAL        0.6 r          1.4            0.8 r          0.0           -1.3 r         -0.6  

2016 IV            1.5 r          1.9            0.4 r          3.7 r          0.9 r          2.2  
     III          -2.1 r          0.5            2.6 r          1.0 r         -0.9 r          3.1  
     II           -3.4 r         -1.2            2.2 r          0.7 r         -2.0 r          4.2  
     I             6.1 r          3.7           -2.2 r         -3.6 r         -3.6 r         -9.1  
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2018 ANNUAL        0.8 r          2.0            1.2 r          1.1 r         -1.4 r          0.3 r

2018 IV            1.3 r          1.3 r          0.0 r          1.8 r         -0.4 r          0.6 r
     III           1.7 r          2.9            1.2 r          1.0 r         -1.6 r         -0.7 r
     II            0.4 r          1.9            1.5 r          0.4 r         -2.2 r          0.1  
     I            -0.2 r          2.0            2.2 r          1.0 r         -1.2 r          1.1  

2017 ANNUAL       -0.1 r          1.6            1.7 r          2.1 r         -0.1 r          2.2  

2017 IV            0.2 r          2.4            2.2 r          1.5 r         -0.6 r          1.3  
     III          -0.4 r          1.4            1.8 r          2.3 r          0.3 r          2.7 r
     II            0.4            1.9            1.5 r          1.7 r         -0.2 r          1.3  
     I            -0.6 r          0.6            1.2 r          2.8 r          0.2 r          3.3  

2016 ANNUAL        0.6 r          1.4            0.8 r          0.0           -1.3 r         -0.6  

2016 IV            0.5            1.2            0.7            0.4 r         -1.4 r          0.0  
     III          -0.2 r          1.2            1.3 r         -1.0 r         -2.1 r         -0.8  
     II            0.9            1.5            0.7            0.0           -1.1           -0.8  
     I             1.4            1.8            0.3 r          0.5           -0.6           -0.9  
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                                         Indexes 2012=100

2018 ANNUAL      101.5 r        107.9 r        106.3 r        110.4 r        100.8 r        108.8 r

2018 IV          102.1 r        108.4 r        106.1 r        111.6 r        101.2 r        109.3 r
     III         101.6 r        108.5 r        106.8 r        110.5 r        100.6 r        108.8 r
     II          101.6 r        107.8          106.1 r        109.1 r         99.8 r        107.4 r
     I           100.9 r        106.9          106.0 r        110.6 r        101.6 r        109.5 r

2017 ANNUAL      100.8 r        105.8          105.0 r        109.3 r        102.2 r        108.5 r

2017 IV          100.8 r        107.0          106.1 r        109.6 r        101.6 r        108.7 r
     III          99.9 r        105.5          105.5 r        109.5 r        102.3 r        109.6 r
     II          101.2 r        105.8          104.6 r        108.6 r        102.0 r        107.3 r
     I           101.1 r        104.9          103.7 r        109.5 r        102.9 r        108.3 r

2016 ANNUAL      100.8 r        104.1          103.3 r        107.1 r        102.3 r        106.2 r

2016 IV          100.6 r        104.5          103.8 r        108.0 r        102.2 r        107.3 r
     III         100.3 r        104.0          103.7 r        107.0 r        102.0 r        106.7 r
     II          100.8 r        103.9          103.1 r        106.8 r        102.2 r        105.9 r
     I           101.7 r        104.2          102.5 r        106.6 r        102.7 r        104.8 r
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                      March 7, 2019
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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