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Table 2. Manufacturing sector: indexes of productivity and related measures, 1987-2018

Table 2. Manufacturing sector: indexes of productivity and related measures,   
1987-2018

Indexes 2012=100                                                               
                                                                               
      Productivity                  Inputs                                     
                                                                               
              Output                                                          
              per      Multi-                                 Pur-     Combine
              unit     factor Sec-         Capi-              chased   d_Input
      Labor   of       pro-   toral        tal                busi-    s_quant
      produc- capital  ducti- out-         Ser-         Mate- ness     ity_ind
 Year tivity1 services vity2  put   Labor3 vices Energy rials services      ex
 1987    45.1   118.2    72.7  64.8  122.2  54.8  124.3  83.5    98.3     89.1
 1988    45.9   120.3    74.4  67.5  125.3  56.1  125.0  82.2   104.5     90.8
 1989    45.9   118.5    74.4  68.3  127.4  57.7  125.3  80.5   109.0     91.9
 1990    47.5   115.1    74.4  68.3  124.0  59.4  121.2  81.4   110.4     91.9
 1991    48.3   110.2    73.2  67.1  120.3  60.9  114.0  84.8   106.9     91.8
 1992    50.8   112.0    74.5  69.9  120.2  62.4  110.4  89.5   109.7     93.8
 1993    52.1   113.4    77.1  72.5  122.6  63.9  106.6  88.0   106.8     93.9
 1994    53.6   116.8    78.2  76.5  126.6  65.5  105.1  96.0   107.3     97.8
 1995    55.6   117.8    80.8  79.8  128.1  67.8  106.1  94.7   109.2     98.8
 1996    57.8   117.4    81.5  82.9  128.9  70.6  102.8 100.4   110.1    101.7
 1997    60.6   119.8    84.7  88.6  132.3  73.9  105.2 100.1   118.1    104.5
 1998    63.3   119.6    85.5  92.8  133.4  77.7  105.6 106.2   123.8    108.6
 1999    66.9   119.7    87.4  96.7  132.2  80.8  152.8 107.2   125.0    110.6
 2000    69.4   118.8    90.3  99.1  131.5  83.5  178.3 102.1   122.0    109.8
 2001    71.0   110.9    88.8  94.8  123.6  85.5  207.2  94.0   124.1    106.7
 2002    77.0   110.2    91.0  95.6  116.2  86.8  137.4 103.0   117.7    105.0
 2003    82.0   110.6    95.5  96.8  111.5  87.5  113.7  95.3   119.5    101.4
 2004    84.2   112.6    98.1  98.8  111.6  87.8  114.0 100.6   102.9    100.8
 2005    88.5   115.5    98.8 102.7  110.8  88.9  134.6 105.7   110.2    104.0
 2006    89.4   115.5   101.1 104.3  111.8  90.3  108.9 101.4   115.8    103.2
 2007    93.5   116.3   101.7 107.5  110.9  92.4  120.3 105.7   118.4    105.6
 2008    93.1   107.6   101.8 102.5  107.7  95.3  126.4  98.6    98.4    100.7
 2009    94.2    93.6    98.1  90.3   94.8  96.5   92.9  86.0    96.2     92.0
 2010   100.1    98.8   102.1  96.1   95.6  97.3   89.9  89.7    99.7     94.1
 2011   100.9   100.2   101.6  98.7   97.5  98.5   98.8  96.4    95.8     97.1
 2012   100.0   100.0   100.0 100.0  100.0 100.0  100.0 100.0   100.0    100.0
 2013   101.1    99.9    99.9 101.9  100.9 102.1  103.5 103.1   100.2    102.0
 2014   100.6    98.8   101.0 103.1  102.6 104.3   95.2 101.4    99.5    102.0
 2015    98.8    96.0   100.0 102.2  103.7 106.4   76.6 104.0    90.9    102.2
 2016    98.4    94.0    97.8 102.0  104.4 108.5   70.2 107.2    94.9    104.3
 2017    98.2    93.1    98.1 102.6  105.4 110.2   67.9  99.0   111.8    104.6
 2018    95.6    91.1    97.1 101.9  107.5 111.8   65.2  98.1   109.6    104.9
                                                                               
1. Output per hour worked.                                                     
2. Output per combined units of labor input, capital services, energy, material
   and purchased business services.                                            
3. Hours at work by age, education, and gender group, weighted by each groupís 
   share of total wages.                                                       
4. The growth rate of each input is weighted by its share of current dollar    
   cost.                                                                       
                                                                               
Source:  The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) develops productivity measures   
         using output data published by the Bureau of the Census, U.S.         
         Department of Commerce, and modified by BLS. Compensation and hours   
         data are from the BLS. Capital measures are based on data supplied    
         by the BEA, U.S. Department of Commerce. See also Technical Notes in  
         this release.                                                         
                                                                               

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