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



Table 3. Manufacturing sector: Labor productivity, hourly compensation, and unit labor costs,
seasonally adjusted.
                                                                             Real
Year              Labor                                       Hourly         hourly          Unit
and               produc-                      Hours          compensa-      compensa-       labor
quarter           tivity        Output         worked         tion (1)       tion (2)        costs
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                      Percent change from previous quarter at annual rate (5)

2016 III           0.4 r          0.6 r          0.3 r          3.7 r          2.0 r          3.3 r
     II           -0.5           -1.0 r         -0.5            8.0 r          5.4 r          8.5 r
     I             1.4            0.6           -0.8           -4.8           -4.5           -6.1  

2015 ANNUAL        0.3            1.2            0.8            2.5            2.4            2.2  

2015 IV           -1.1           -0.5            0.6            8.2            7.4            9.5  
     III           3.7            1.9           -1.7            4.4            3.0            0.7  
     II            1.5            0.6           -0.9            5.4            2.9            3.8  
     I            -1.7           -1.4            0.3           -1.9            1.0           -0.2  

2014 ANNUAL        0.1            1.7            1.6            2.8            1.1            2.7  

2014 IV           -1.1            2.7            3.9            3.7            4.1            4.9  
     III           1.2            2.8            1.6            3.3            2.4            2.0  
     II            1.9            5.3            3.4           -2.6           -4.5           -4.4  
     I             0.9           -0.3           -1.2           10.4            8.0            9.5  
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2016 III           0.0 r         -0.1 r         -0.1            3.7 r          2.5 r          3.6 r
     II            0.8            0.2           -0.6            3.8 r          2.7 r          3.0 r
     I             1.3            0.6           -0.7            3.2            2.1            1.8  

2015 ANNUAL        0.3            1.2            0.8            2.5            2.4            2.2  

2015 IV            0.6            0.1           -0.4            4.0            3.5            3.4  
     III           0.6            1.0            0.4            2.9            2.7            2.3  
     II            0.0            1.2            1.2            2.6            2.6            2.6  
     I             0.1            2.4            2.3            0.6            0.7            0.5  

2014 ANNUAL        0.1            1.7            1.6            2.8            1.1            2.7  

2014 IV            0.7            2.6            1.9            3.6            2.4            2.9  
     III           0.5            2.4            1.9            2.4            0.6            1.8  
     II           -0.4            1.5            2.0            1.8           -0.3            2.2  
     I            -0.5            0.0            0.5            3.3            1.9            3.8  
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                                         Indexes 2009=100

2016 III         120.4 r        129.1 r        107.3 r        115.1 r        102.8 r         95.7 r
     II          120.2 r        128.9 r        107.2          114.1 r        102.3 r         94.9 r
     I           120.4          129.3          107.4          111.9          100.9           93.0  

2015 ANNUAL      119.6          128.8          107.7          110.7          100.2           92.5  

2015 IV          120.0          129.1          107.6          113.3          102.1           94.4  
     III         120.3          129.2          107.4          111.1          100.3           92.3  
     II          119.3          128.6          107.9          109.9           99.5           92.1  
     I           118.8          128.4          108.1          108.4           98.8           91.3  

2014 ANNUAL      119.2          127.4          106.8          107.9           97.8           90.5  

2014 IV          119.3          128.9          108.0          109.0           98.6           91.3  
     III         119.6          128.0          107.0          108.0           97.6           90.2  
     II          119.3          127.1          106.6          107.1           97.0           89.8  
     I           118.7          125.5          105.7          107.8           98.2           90.8  
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                   December 6, 2016
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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