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 I            -0.9 r          0.0 r          0.9 r          0.0 r         -3.4 r          0.9 r

2017 ANNUAL       -0.2 r          1.6 r          1.8            0.8 r         -1.3 r          1.0 r

2017 IV            3.5            5.8            2.2            0.0 r         -3.2 r         -3.4 r
     III          -5.5           -1.4            4.3            2.5            0.4            8.5  
     II            1.1            3.7            2.5           -2.9           -3.0           -4.0  
     I             0.9            1.5            0.6            6.8            3.7            5.9 r

2016 ANNUAL        0.7 r          1.4 r          0.7            0.1           -1.2           -0.6 r

2016 IV            1.7 r          1.9 r          0.2           -5.2           -7.8           -6.8 r
     III          -1.9 r          0.5 r          2.4            1.8            0.0            3.8 r
     II           -3.2 r         -1.2 r          2.0            3.5            0.8            6.9 r
     I             5.7 r          3.7 r         -1.9           -7.6           -7.6          -12.6 r
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2018 I            -0.5 r          2.0 r          2.5 r         -0.1 r         -2.3 r          0.4 r

2017 ANNUAL       -0.2 r          1.6 r          1.8            0.8 r         -1.3 r          1.0 r

2017 IV           -0.1            2.4            2.4            1.5 r         -0.6 r          1.6 r
     III          -0.5 r          1.4 r          1.9            0.2           -1.8            0.7  
     II            0.4 r          1.9 r          1.4            0.0           -1.9           -0.4 r
     I            -0.6 r          0.6 r          1.3            1.6           -0.9            2.3 r

2016 ANNUAL        0.7 r          1.4 r          0.7            0.1           -1.2           -0.6 r

2016 IV            0.5 r          1.2 r          0.7           -2.0           -3.7           -2.5 r
     III           0.0 r          1.2 r          1.2            0.5           -0.6            0.6 r
     II            0.9 r          1.5 r          0.7            0.8           -0.3           -0.1 r
     I             1.4 r          1.8 r          0.4            1.1            0.0           -0.2 r
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                                         Indexes 2009=100

2018 I           104.1 r        111.7 r        107.3 r        112.8 r         96.8 r        108.3 r

2017 ANNUAL      104.4 r        110.5 r        105.9          112.7 r         98.4 r        108.0 r

2017 IV          104.4 r        111.7 r        107.1          112.8 r         97.6 r        108.1 r
     III         103.5 r        110.2 r        106.5          112.8           98.4          109.0 r
     II          105.0 r        110.6 r        105.4          112.1           98.3          106.8 r
     I           104.7 r        109.6 r        104.7          112.9           99.1          107.9 r

2016 ANNUAL      104.6 r        108.8 r        104.1          111.7           99.7          106.9 r

2016 IV          104.4 r        109.2 r        104.5          111.1           98.2          106.4 r
     III         104.0 r        108.7 r        104.5          112.6          100.2          108.3 r
     II          104.5 r        108.5 r        103.9          112.1          100.2          107.3 r
     I           105.3 r        108.9 r        103.3          111.1          100.0          105.5 r
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                       June 6, 2018
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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