Table 3. Manufacturing sector: Productivity, hourly compensation, and unit labor costs, seasonally adjusted





Table 3. Manufacturing sector: Productivity, hourly compensation, and unit labor costs,
seasonally adjusted
                                                                              Real
                 Output                                        Compen-        compen-
 Year            per hour                      Hours           sation         sation         Unit
 and             of all                        of all          per hour       per hour       labor
 quarter         persons        Output         persons           (1)            (2)          costs
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                      Percent change from previous quarter at annual rate(5)

2015 ANNUAL        1.3            2.2            0.9            2.2 r          2.0 r          0.8 r

2015 IV           -0.7 r          0.1 r          0.8 r          2.4 r          2.2 r          3.2 r
     III           5.0            3.2           -1.7            4.0 r          2.4 r         -0.9 r
     II            2.3 r          1.3           -0.9 r          5.6 r          2.5 r          3.2  
     I            -0.8 r         -0.5            0.3 r         -2.4 r          0.6 r         -1.6  

2014 ANNUAL        1.3            2.9            1.6            2.7            1.1 r          1.4  

2014 IV            0.1 r          4.0            3.9 r          4.9 r          5.7 r          4.7  
     III           2.7 r          4.4            1.6 r          2.5 r          1.3 r         -0.2  
     II            2.8            6.3            3.4           -1.8           -4.1 r         -4.4  
     I             2.2 r          1.0           -1.2 r          8.9 r          6.6 r          6.5  

2013 ANNUAL        0.7            1.5            0.8            0.2           -1.2           -0.5  

2013 IV           -0.4 r          3.4            3.8 r         -0.2 r         -1.6            0.2  
     III          -1.2 r          0.6            1.9 r          0.7 r         -1.6 r          1.9  
     II            2.5            0.1           -2.4 r          4.1            4.3            1.6  
     I             1.4 r          3.5            2.1 r         -5.1 r         -6.4 r         -6.4  
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2015 ANNUAL        1.3            2.2            0.9            2.2 r          2.0 r          0.8 r

2015 IV            1.4 r          1.0 r         -0.4            2.4 r          1.9 r          1.0 r
     III           1.6 r          2.0            0.4 r          2.9 r          2.8 r          1.3 r
     II            1.1 r          2.3            1.2            2.6 r          2.5            1.5  
     I             1.2            3.5            2.3            0.7            0.8           -0.4  

2014 ANNUAL        1.3            2.9            1.6            2.7            1.1 r          1.4  

2014 IV            2.0 r          3.9            1.9 r          3.5 r          2.3 r          1.5  
     III           1.8            3.7            1.9            2.3 r          0.5            0.4  
     II            0.8            2.8            2.0            1.8           -0.3 r          1.0  
     I             0.8            1.3            0.5            3.3            1.9            2.5  

2013 ANNUAL        0.7            1.5            0.8            0.2           -1.2           -0.5  

2013 IV            0.6 r          1.9            1.3           -0.2           -1.4           -0.7  
     III           1.1            1.5            0.4            0.9           -0.6           -0.2  
     II            1.0            1.2            0.1 r          0.4           -0.9           -0.6  
     I             0.1            1.2            1.2           -0.3           -2.0           -0.4  
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                                         Indexes 2009=100

2015 ANNUAL      121.7 r        131.1 r        107.7 r        110.2 r         99.8 r         90.6 r

2015 IV          122.4 r        131.7 r        107.6 r        111.7 r        100.6 r         91.2 r
     III         122.6 r        131.7 r        107.4 r        111.0 r        100.1 r         90.5 r
     II          121.1 r        130.7          107.9 r        109.9 r         99.5 r         90.7 r
     I           120.5 r        130.2          108.1 r        108.4 r         98.9 r         90.0 r

2014 ANNUAL      120.1 r        128.3          106.8 r        107.9 r         97.8 r         89.9 r

2014 IV          120.7 r        130.4          108.0 r        109.1 r         98.7 r         90.4 r
     III         120.7 r        129.1          107.0 r        107.8 r         97.4 r         89.3 r
     II          119.9 r        127.8          106.6 r        107.1 r         97.1 r         89.4 r
     I           119.1 r        125.8          105.7 r        107.6 r         98.1 r         90.4  

2013 ANNUAL      118.5 r        124.6          105.2 r        105.1 r         96.8 r         88.7 r

2013 IV          118.4 r        125.5          106.0 r        105.4 r         96.5 r         89.0  
     III         118.5 r        124.5          105.0 r        105.4 r         96.9 r         88.9  
     II          118.9 r        124.3          104.5 r        105.2 r         97.3 r         88.5 r
     I           118.2 r        124.2          105.2 r        104.2 r         96.3 r         88.2 r
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                      March 3, 2016
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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