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**May 10, 2010**

Quarter | Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year | ||
---|---|---|---|

Hours | Output | Output per hour | |

1960 I |
2.3 | 5.7 | 3.4 |

1960 II |
0.5 | 1.1 | 0.6 |

1960 III |
0.2 | 1.1 | 0.9 |

1960 IV |
-0.7 | -0.9 | -0.2 |

1961 I |
-1.9 | -3.1 | -1.3 |

1961 II |
-2.3 | 0.7 | 3.0 |

1961 III |
-1.1 | 3.0 | 4.2 |

1961 IV |
1.1 | 7.7 | 6.5 |

1962 I |
2.0 | 9.2 | 7.0 |

1962 II |
3.5 | 7.5 | 3.9 |

1962 III |
2.6 | 6.6 | 3.8 |

1962 IV |
0.7 | 4.2 | 3.5 |

1963 I |
0.9 | 3.4 | 2.4 |

1963 II |
0.4 | 3.9 | 3.5 |

1963 III |
0.9 | 5.2 | 4.3 |

1963 IV |
2.3 | 6.1 | 3.7 |

1965 I |
3.6 | 7.9 | 4.1 |

1964 II |
3.4 | 7.3 | 3.8 |

1964 III |
3.8 | 6.3 | 2.5 |

1964 IV |
4.0 | 5.4 | 1.4 |

1965 I |
3.7 | 5.6 | 1.9 |

1965 II |
4.2 | 6.1 | 1.8 |

1965 III |
3.8 | 6.8 | 2.8 |

1965 IV |
3.8 | 9.8 | 5.8 |

1966 I |
3.7 | 9.6 | 5.7 |

1966 II |
3.7 | 8.2 | 4.4 |

1966 III |
3.9 | 6.7 | 2.7 |

1966 IV |
2.6 | 4.2 | 1.5 |

1967 I |
1.1 | 2.0 | 0.9 |

1967 II |
-0.5 | 1.4 | 2.0 |

1967 III |
-0.7 | 1.5 | 2.2 |

1967 IV |
0.1 | 1.9 | 1.8 |

1968 I |
0.3 | 3.7 | 3.3 |

1968 II |
1.9 | 5.9 | 3.9 |

1968 III |
2.3 | 5.9 | 3.5 |

1968 IV |
2.5 | 5.5 | 3.0 |

1969 I |
3.3 | 4.8 | 1.5 |

1969 II |
3.2 | 2.9 | -0.3 |

1969 III |
3.0 | 2.9 | -0.1 |

1969 IV |
2.0 | 1.7 | -0.4 |

1970 I |
0.7 | -0.2 | -0.9 |

1970 II |
-1.5 | -0.1 | 1.5 |

1970 III |
-2.5 | 0.4 | 2.9 |

1970 IV |
-3.0 | -0.5 | 2.5 |

1971 I |
-2.1 | 3.0 | 5.3 |

1971 II |
-0.5 | 3.5 | 4.0 |

1971 III |
0.0 | 3.4 | 3.3 |

1971 IV |
1.9 | 5.3 | 3.4 |

1972 I |
2.6 | 4.4 | 1.7 |

1972 II |
3.0 | 6.6 | 3.5 |

1972 III |
3.6 | 6.9 | 3.2 |

1972 IV |
3.6 | 8.6 | 4.9 |

1973 I |
3.9 | 10.0 | 5.9 |

1973 II |
4.2 | 8.2 | 3.8 |

1973 III |
4.3 | 6.7 | 2.2 |

1973 IV |
3.8 | 4.6 | 0.8 |

1974 I |
1.8 | 0.1 | -1.7 |

1974 II |
1.0 | -1.0 | -2.0 |

1974 III |
0.0 | -2.2 | -2.1 |

1974 IV |
-2.2 | -2.7 | -0.6 |

1975 I |
-4.8 | -4.4 | 0.4 |

1975 II |
-5.9 | -3.8 | 2.3 |

1975 III |
-4.8 | -0.4 | 4.6 |

1975 IV |
-1.5 | 2.1 | 3.7 |

1976 I |
3.4 | 7.9 | 4.4 |

1976 II |
4.4 | 8.2 | 3.6 |

1976 III |
3.8 | 6.5 | 2.6 |

1976 IV |
2.6 | 5.5 | 2.8 |

1977 I |
2.0 | 3.9 | 1.9 |

1977 II |
4.0 | 5.4 | 1.4 |

1977 III |
4.7 | 7.1 | 2.3 |

1977 IV |
5.1 | 5.8 | 0.7 |

1978 I |
4.5 | 4.7 | 0.2 |

1978 II |
5.5 | 7.3 | 1.7 |

1978 III |
5.3 | 6.0 | 0.7 |

1978 IV |
5.5 | 8.3 | 2.6 |

1979 I |
5.8 | 7.4 | 1.6 |

1979 II |
3.2 | 2.5 | -0.7 |

1979 III |
3.2 | 2.4 | -0.8 |

1979 IV |
2.2 | 0.6 | -1.5 |

1980 I |
1.2 | 1.0 | -0.2 |

1980 II |
-1.0 | -2.0 | -1.0 |

1980 III |
-2.2 | -2.8 | -0.5 |

1980 IV |
-1.2 | -0.6 | 0.7 |

1981 I |
-0.4 | 1.4 | 1.9 |

1981 II |
1.4 | 3.1 | 1.7 |

1981 III |
1.8 | 4.1 | 2.2 |

1981 IV |
0.2 | 0.0 | -0.2 |

1982 I |
-2.0 | -4.3 | -2.4 |

1982 II |
-1.6 | -2.5 | -0.8 |

1982 III |
-2.3 | -3.8 | -1.6 |

1982 IV |
-2.8 | -2.3 | 0.6 |

1983 I |
-0.6 | 1.8 | 2.5 |

1983 II |
0.1 | 4.7 | 4.6 |

1983 III |
2.8 | 8.3 | 5.4 |

1983 IV |
5.6 | 10.9 | 5.0 |

1984 I |
7.1 | 11.0 | 3.6 |

1984 II |
7.3 | 9.3 | 1.9 |

1984 III |
5.7 | 7.2 | 1.5 |

1984 IV |
4.4 | 5.6 | 1.1 |

1985 I |
3.3 | 4.7 | 1.4 |

1985 II |
2.6 | 3.6 | 1.0 |

1985 III |
2.4 | 4.4 | 1.9 |

1985 IV |
2.2 | 4.5 | 2.2 |

1986 I |
1.3 | 4.7 | 3.4 |

1986 II |
0.4 | 4.2 | 3.9 |

1986 III |
0.6 | 3.6 | 2.9 |

1986 IV |
0.9 | 3.1 | 2.2 |

1987 I |
2.2 | 2.5 | 0.3 |

1987 II |
3.1 | 3.3 | 0.2 |

1987 III |
3.3 | 3.0 | -0.3 |

1987 IV |
3.5 | 4.5 | 0.9 |

1988 I |
2.4 | 4.3 | 1.9 |

1988 II |
3.3 | 4.9 | 1.5 |

1988 III |
2.8 | 4.7 | 1.8 |

1988 IV |
2.9 | 4.4 | 1.4 |

1989 I |
3.8 | 4.6 | 0.7 |

1989 II |
2.8 | 3.5 | 0.7 |

1989 III |
2.7 | 3.8 | 1.1 |

1989 IV |
1.6 | 2.2 | 0.6 |

1990 I |
0.9 | 2.7 | 1.8 |

1990 II |
0.0 | 2.2 | 2.3 |

1990 III |
-0.9 | 1.2 | 2.1 |

1990 IV |
-1.4 | -0.3 | 1.1 |

1991 I |
-2.7 | -2.1 | 0.6 |

1991 II |
-2.8 | -1.6 | 1.3 |

1991 III |
-2.3 | -0.8 | 1.5 |

1991 IV |
-1.9 | 0.9 | 2.8 |

1992 I |
-1.3 | 2.9 | 4.3 |

1992 II |
-0.3 | 3.2 | 3.5 |

1992 III |
0.0 | 3.9 | 3.9 |

1992 IV |
0.8 | 5.0 | 4.2 |

1993 I |
2.1 | 3.9 | 1.8 |

1993 II |
2.9 | 3.5 | 0.6 |

1993 III |
3.2 | 3.2 | 0.0 |

1993 IV |
3.4 | 3.3 | -0.1 |

1994 I |
2.9 | 4.1 | 1.2 |

1994 II |
3.4 | 5.0 | 1.6 |

1994 III |
4.2 | 4.8 | 0.6 |

1994 IV |
3.9 | 4.8 | 0.8 |

1995 I |
4.2 | 4.1 | -0.1 |

1995 II |
2.6 | 2.7 | 0.1 |

1995 III |
2.4 | 3.3 | 0.9 |

1995 IV |
1.9 | 2.6 | 0.7 |

1996 I |
1.0 | 3.0 | 1.9 |

1996 II |
1.8 | 4.8 | 2.9 |

1996 III |
1.6 | 4.7 | 3.1 |

1996 IV |
2.7 | 5.2 | 2.4 |

1997 I |
4.0 | 5.2 | 1.1 |

1997 II |
3.7 | 5.0 | 1.2 |

1997 III |
3.5 | 5.3 | 1.7 |

1997 IV |
2.8 | 4.9 | 2.1 |

1998 I |
2.2 | 5.3 | 3.0 |

1998 II |
2.1 | 4.6 | 2.4 |

1998 III |
1.7 | 4.7 | 3.0 |

1998 IV |
2.6 | 6.0 | 3.4 |

1999 I |
2.0 | 5.9 | 3.8 |

1999 II |
2.3 | 5.6 | 3.2 |

1999 III |
2.8 | 5.6 | 2.7 |

1999 IV |
1.7 | 5.4 | 3.6 |

2000 I |
2.1 | 4.4 | 2.3 |

2000 II |
1.4 | 6.0 | 4.5 |

2000 III |
0.8 | 4.4 | 3.6 |

2000 IV |
0.0 | 2.9 | 2.9 |

2001 I |
-0.5 | 2.4 | 2.9 |

2001 II |
-1.6 | 0.9 | 2.5 |

2001 III |
-2.7 | 0.3 | 3.1 |

2001 IV |
-3.4 | 0.0 | 3.5 |

2002 I |
-4.1 | 1.7 | 6.1 |

2002 II |
-2.9 | 1.3 | 4.3 |

2002 III |
-2.1 | 2.5 | 4.7 |

2002 IV |
-0.8 | 2.3 | 3.1 |

2003 I |
-0.6 | 1.3 | 1.9 |

2003 II |
-1.1 | 2.0 | 3.1 |

2003 III |
-0.6 | 3.9 | 4.6 |

2003 IV |
-0.3 | 4.7 | 5.0 |

2004 I |
0.7 | 5.1 | 4.3 |

2004 II |
1.1 | 5.0 | 3.9 |

2004 III |
1.5 | 3.2 | 1.7 |

2004 IV |
1.7 | 3.2 | 1.5 |

2005 I |
1.4 | 3.8 | 2.3 |

2005 II |
2.0 | 3.2 | 1.2 |

2005 III |
1.6 | 3.4 | 1.7 |

2005 IV |
1.6 | 3.1 | 1.5 |

2006 I |
2.4 | 3.6 | 1.2 |

2006 II |
2.0 | 3.4 | 1.5 |

2006 III |
2.2 | 2.5 | 0.2 |

2006 IV |
1.9 | 2.9 | 1.0 |

2007 I |
0.9 | 1.5 | 0.6 |

2007 II |
1.1 | 2.1 | 1.0 |

2007 III |
0.3 | 3.2 | 2.9 |

2007 IV |
-0.3 | 2.6 | 2.9 |

2008 I |
-0.6 | 1.9 | 2.5 |

2008 II |
-1.4 | 1.3 | 2.7 |

2008 III |
-2.2 | -0.7 | 1.6 |

2008 IV |
-4.4 | -3.0 | 1.4 |

2009 I |
-6.5 | -4.8 | 1.8 |

2009 II |
-8.1 | -5.4 | 2.9 |

2009 III |
-8.2 | -3.9 | 4.6 |

2009 IV |
-5.6 | -0.3 | 5.6 |

2010 I |
-3.0 | 3.1 | 6.3 |

These data featured in the TED article, First quarter 2010 over-the-year productivity growth.

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