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Table 1. Private nonfarm business sector: productivity and related measures for the 1987-2018 period

Table 1. Private nonfarm business sector: productivity and related measures
for the 1987-2018 period1

Annual percent change from previous year

                                                                              
               Output                                  Combined               
               per                                     units of               
               unit of Multi-                          labor and              
       Labor   capital factor   Value-         Capital capital                
       produc- servic- Product- added          Servic- servic-   Capital      
Year   tivity2 es      ivity3   Output4 Labor5 es6     es7       Intensity8   

1988    1.7     0.7     1.0     4.6     3.3     3.8     3.5       1.0
1989    0.9    -0.5     0.2     3.7     3.2     4.2     3.5       1.4

1990    1.8    -1.9     0.1     1.5     0.3     3.5     1.3       3.9
1991    1.9    -3.6    -0.4    -0.5    -1.7     3.2    -0.1       5.7
1992    4.5     1.4     2.9     4.0     0.4     2.6     1.1       3.0
1993    0.3    -0.3    -0.4     3.2     3.5     3.5     3.5       0.6
1994    0.8     0.8     0.5     4.6     4.3     3.8     4.1       0.0

1995    1.2    -0.9     0.3     3.5     2.6     4.5     3.2       2.2
1996    2.2    -0.3     1.0     4.5     2.8     4.9     3.5       2.5
1997    1.8    -0.4     0.8     5.1     3.6     5.6     4.2       2.3
1998    3.1    -0.9     1.5     5.4     2.6     6.3     3.8       4.0
1999    3.8    -0.9     2.1     5.7     2.1     6.7     3.6       4.8

2000    3.4    -1.6     1.5     4.7     1.6     6.5     3.1       5.1
2001    3.1    -3.8     0.6     0.9    -1.8     4.9     0.3       7.2
2002    4.5    -1.6     2.1     1.7    -2.0     3.4    -0.3       6.2
2003    3.9     0.4     2.4     3.3    -0.1     2.9     0.9       3.5
2004    2.9     1.5     2.2     4.2     1.6     2.7     2.0       1.4

2005    2.2     0.5     1.5     4.0     1.8     3.4     2.4       1.7
2006    1.2    -0.2     0.5     3.5     2.6     3.8     3.0       1.4
2007    1.9    -0.8     0.5     2.5     1.2     3.4     2.0       2.7
2008    1.2    -3.8    -1.2    -1.0    -1.4     2.9     0.1       5.2
2009    4.0    -4.7     0.3    -3.6    -6.7     1.1    -3.9       9.2

2010    3.3     2.5     2.6     3.3     0.6     0.8     0.7       0.8
2011   -0.1     0.3    -0.2     2.0     2.5     1.7     2.2      -0.4
2012    0.8     1.2     0.7     3.2     2.8     2.0     2.5      -0.4
2013    0.5    -0.3     0.0     2.3     2.0     2.5     2.2       0.8
2014    0.8     0.3     0.5     3.1     2.5     2.8     2.6       0.5

2015    1.3     0.5     0.9     3.5     2.4     3.0     2.7       0.8
2016    0.1    -1.4    -0.6     1.6     1.8     3.0     2.2       1.5
2017    1.1    -0.2     0.4     2.7     1.9     2.9     2.3       1.3
2018    1.3     0.6     1.0     3.5     2.4     2.9     2.6       0.7

See footnotes following table 4.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics


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