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 I             1.3 r          0.6 r         -0.7 r          2.5 r          2.8 r          1.1 r

2015 ANNUAL        0.2            1.1            0.8            2.5 r          2.4 r          2.3 r

2015 IV           -1.2 r         -0.5 r          0.6            7.9 r          7.1 r          9.2 r
     III           3.7            1.9           -1.7            4.0            2.6            0.3  
     II            1.5            0.6           -0.9            5.6            3.0            4.0  
     I            -1.7           -1.4            0.3           -2.4            0.5           -0.7  

2014 ANNUAL       -0.1            1.5            1.6            2.7            1.1            2.8  

2014 IV           -1.2            2.6            3.9            4.9            5.2            6.1  
     III           0.9            2.5            1.6            2.5            1.6            1.5  
     II            1.4            4.9            3.4           -1.8           -3.7           -3.2  
     I             0.3           -0.9           -1.2            8.9            6.4            8.5  
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2016 I             1.3 r          0.6 r         -0.7 r          5.0 r          3.8 r          3.6 r

2015 ANNUAL        0.2            1.1            0.8            2.5 r          2.4 r          2.3 r

2015 IV            0.6            0.1 r         -0.4            3.7 r          3.3 r          3.1 r
     III           0.6            0.9            0.4            2.9            2.8            2.4  
     II           -0.1            1.1            1.2            2.6            2.6            2.7  
     I            -0.1            2.1            2.3            0.7            0.8            0.9  

2014 ANNUAL       -0.1            1.5            1.6            2.7            1.1            2.8  

2014 IV            0.4            2.3            1.9            3.5            2.3            3.2  
     III           0.2            2.1            1.9            2.3            0.5            2.1  
     II           -0.6            1.3            2.0            1.8           -0.2            2.4  
     I            -0.4            0.2            0.5            3.3            1.9            3.7  
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                                         Indexes 2009=100

2016 I           119.4 r        128.2 r        107.4 r        113.8 r        102.6 r         95.3 r

2015 ANNUAL      118.6 r        127.8 r        107.7          110.6 r        100.1 r         93.2 r

2015 IV          119.0 r        128.0 r        107.6          113.1 r        101.9 r         95.0 r
     III         119.4          128.2          107.4          111.0          100.2           93.0  
     II          118.3          127.6          107.9          109.9           99.6           92.9  
     I           117.8          127.4          108.1          108.4           98.8           92.0  

2014 ANNUAL      118.4          126.5          106.8          107.9           97.8           91.2  

2014 IV          118.3          127.8          108.0          109.1           98.7           92.2  
     III         118.7          127.0          107.0          107.8           97.5           90.8  
     II          118.4          126.2          106.6          107.1           97.1           90.5  
     I           118.0          124.7          105.7          107.6           98.0           91.2  
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                       June 7, 2016
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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