Table 1. Business sector: Productivity, hourly compensation, unit labor costs, and prices, seasonally adjusted



Table 1. Business sector: Labor productivity, hourly compensation, unit labor costs, and prices,
seasonally adjusted.
                                                          Real
                                               Hourly     hourly                Unit       Implicit
Year          Labor                            compen-    compen-     Unit      nonlabor   price
and           produc-               Hours      sation     sation      labor     payments   deflator
quarter       tivity     Output     worked     (1)        (2)         costs     (3)        (4)
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                      Percent change from previous quarter at annual rate (5)

2016 I        -1.1         0.4        1.6        2.9        3.3        4.1       -4.9        0.2  

2015 ANNUAL    0.6         3.0 r      2.3        2.7        2.5        2.0       -1.0 r      0.7  

2015 IV       -1.8 r       1.5 r      3.4 r      0.7 r     -0.1 r      2.6 r     -2.3 r      0.5  
     III       2.4         2.2       -0.2        2.4        1.0 r      0.0        2.2        0.9  
     II        3.4         5.0        1.6        5.5        2.9 r      2.1        2.5        2.2  
     I        -1.0         0.6        1.6        1.6        4.6 r      2.6       -3.7       -0.1  

2014 ANNUAL    0.7         3.0        2.3        2.7        1.0        2.0        0.6        1.4  

2014 IV       -2.0         2.6        4.7        3.6        3.9 r      5.6       -8.3       -0.6  
     III       2.6         5.5        2.9        2.5        1.7 r      0.0        2.9        1.2  
     II        2.5         5.7        3.1       -1.4       -3.3 r     -3.7       10.7        2.3  
     I        -3.3        -1.7        1.6        6.3        4.0 r      9.9       -8.6        1.5  
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2016 I         0.7         2.3        1.6        2.9        1.8        2.2       -0.7        1.0  

2015 ANNUAL    0.6         3.0 r      2.3        2.7        2.5        2.0       -1.0 r      0.7  

2015 IV        0.7 r       2.3 r      1.6        2.5 r      2.1        1.8 r     -0.4 r      0.9  
     III       0.7         2.6        1.9        3.2        3.1        2.6       -1.9        0.6  
     II        0.7         3.4        2.7        3.3        3.3 r      2.6       -1.8        0.7  
     I         0.5         3.6        3.1        1.6        1.7 r      1.1        0.1        0.7  

2014 ANNUAL    0.7         3.0        2.3        2.7        1.0        2.0        0.6        1.4  

2014 IV       -0.1         3.0        3.1        2.7        1.5        2.8       -1.1        1.1  
     III       1.3         3.6        2.3        2.4        0.7 r      1.1        2.1        1.5  
     II        1.0         3.2        2.2        1.9       -0.2        0.9        2.7        1.7  
     I         0.5         2.2        1.7        3.7        2.3        3.3       -1.3        1.3  
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                                         Indexes 2009=100

2016 I       105.8       118.4      111.9      115.9      104.5      109.5      109.6      109.5  

2015 ANNUAL  106.0 r     117.3 r    110.7 r    114.2 r    103.4 r    107.8 r    111.0 r    109.1 r

2015 IV      106.1 r     118.3 r    111.4 r    115.0 r    103.7 r    108.4 r    111.0 r    109.5 r
     III     106.6       117.8      110.5      114.8      103.7 r    107.7      111.7      109.4  
     II      106.0       117.2      110.6      114.2      103.4 r    107.7      111.0      109.1  
     I       105.1       115.8      110.1      112.6      102.7 r    107.2      110.4      108.5  

2014 ANNUAL  105.3       113.9      108.2      111.2      100.8      105.6      112.1      108.4  

2014 IV      105.4       115.6      109.7      112.2      101.5 r    106.5      111.4      108.5  
     III     105.9       114.8      108.4      111.2      100.6 r    105.0      113.9      108.7  
     II      105.2       113.3      107.7      110.5      100.2 r    105.0      113.0      108.4  
     I       104.6       111.8      106.8      110.9      101.0 r    106.0      110.2      107.8  
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                        May 4, 2016
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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