Table 4. Durable manufacturing sector: Productivity, hourly compensation, and unit labor costs, seasonally adjusted





Table 4. Durable 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 II            3.4            1.7           -1.6            0.0           -2.9           -3.3  
     I            -2.2 r         -2.3 r         -0.1 r         -2.9 r          0.1 r         -0.6 r

2014 ANNUAL        1.9 r          4.2 r          2.3            2.1            0.5            0.2 r

2014 IV            0.5 r          3.9 r          3.3            5.0            5.9            4.5 r
     III           3.2 r          6.4 r          3.1            2.3 r          1.1 r         -0.9 r
     II            3.0 r          8.7 r          5.5           -2.6 r         -5.0 r         -5.5 r
     I             2.6 r          1.5 r         -1.1            8.6 r          6.4 r          5.8 r

2013 ANNUAL        0.7 r          1.8 r          1.1           -0.4 r         -1.8 r         -1.1 r

2013 IV            0.7 r          5.5 r          4.8           -2.5 r         -3.8 r         -3.1 r
     III          -0.3 r          1.4 r          1.7            1.7 r         -0.6 r          2.0 r
     II            2.4 r         -0.3 r         -2.6            3.5 r          3.7 r          1.0 r
     I            -0.5 r          3.4 r          3.9           -6.7 r         -8.0 r         -6.2 r
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2015 II            1.2            2.4            1.1            1.1            1.0           -0.1  
     I             1.1 r          4.1            2.9 r          0.4 r          0.5 r         -0.7 r

2014 ANNUAL        1.9 r          4.2 r          2.3            2.1            0.5            0.2 r

2014 IV            2.3 r          5.1 r          2.7            3.2            2.0            0.9 r
     III           2.4 r          5.5 r          3.0            1.3 r         -0.4           -1.0 r
     II            1.5 r          4.2 r          2.7            1.2           -0.9 r         -0.3 r
     I             1.3 r          2.0 r          0.7            2.7            1.3            1.4 r

2013 ANNUAL        0.7 r          1.8 r          1.1           -0.4 r         -1.8 r         -1.1 r

2013 IV            0.6 r          2.5 r          1.9           -1.1 r         -2.3 r         -1.6 r
     III           1.0 r          1.7 r          0.7            0.9 r         -0.6 r         -0.1 r
     II            0.8 r          1.1 r          0.3           -0.1 r         -1.5 r         -0.9 r
     I             0.6 r          2.1 r          1.5           -1.1 r         -2.8 r         -1.8 r
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                                         Indexes 2009=100

2015 II          125.0          139.1          111.2          106.8           96.7           85.4  
     I           124.0 r        138.5 r        111.7 r        106.8 r         97.4 r         86.2 r

2014 ANNUAL      123.9 r        136.5 r        110.2          106.5 r         96.5 r         86.0 r

2014 IV          124.7 r        139.3 r        111.7          107.6 r         97.4 r         86.3 r
     III         124.5 r        138.0 r        110.8          106.3 r         96.0 r         85.4 r
     II          123.6 r        135.9 r        110.0          105.7 r         95.8 r         85.6 r
     I           122.6 r        133.1 r        108.5          106.4 r         97.0 r         86.8 r

2013 ANNUAL      121.6 r        131.0 r        107.8          104.3 r         96.1 r         85.8 r

2013 IV          121.9 r        132.6 r        108.8          104.2 r         95.5 r         85.5 r
     III         121.7 r        130.8 r        107.5          104.9 r         96.4 r         86.2 r
     II          121.8 r        130.4 r        107.1          104.5 r         96.6 r         85.8 r
     I           121.0 r        130.4 r        107.8          103.6 r         95.7 r         85.6 r
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                    August 11, 2015
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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