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



Table 4. Durable 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 II            2.6            0.5           -2.0            2.4           -0.1           -0.1  
     I            -0.2 r          0.0 r          0.2 r         -5.9 r         -5.6 r         -5.7 r

2015 ANNUAL        0.0            0.5            0.5            3.0 r          2.8 r          2.9 r

2015 IV           -2.1           -1.4            0.7            9.4 r          8.5 r         11.8 r
     III           5.1            2.3           -2.7            3.9 r          2.5 r         -1.1 r
     II            2.2            0.5           -1.7            5.2 r          2.6 r          2.9 r
     I            -4.0           -4.0            0.1           -0.4 r          2.5 r          3.8 r

2014 ANNUAL        0.7 r          2.8 r          2.1            2.4 r          0.7 r          1.7 r

2014 IV           -0.4 r          1.9 r          2.3            4.3 r          4.6 r          4.7 r
     III           0.8            3.7 r          2.9            3.4 r          2.5 r          2.6 r
     II            2.1 r          7.2            4.9           -2.7 r         -4.6 r         -4.7 r
     I             1.5 r          0.4 r         -1.1           10.6 r          8.2 r          9.0 r
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2016 II            1.3            0.3           -1.0            2.3            1.2            1.0  
     I             1.2 r          0.3           -0.9 r          3.0 r          1.9 r          1.7 r

2015 ANNUAL        0.0            0.5            0.5            3.0 r          2.8 r          2.9 r

2015 IV            0.2           -0.7           -0.9            4.5 r          4.0 r          4.2 r
     III           0.7            0.2           -0.5            3.2 r          3.1 r          2.5 r
     II           -0.4            0.5            0.9            3.1 r          3.1 r          3.5 r
     I            -0.4            2.1 r          2.5            1.1 r          1.2 r          1.5 r

2014 ANNUAL        0.7 r          2.8 r          2.1            2.4 r          0.7 r          1.7 r

2014 IV            1.0 r          3.3            2.2            3.8 r          2.6 r          2.8 r
     III           1.0 r          3.9 r          2.9            1.7 r         -0.1 r          0.7 r
     II            0.3 r          3.0 r          2.6            1.3           -0.8            0.9 r
     I             0.3 r          1.0 r          0.7            2.7            1.3            2.4 r
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                                         Indexes 2009=100

2016 II          122.2          134.1          109.7          111.5           99.9           91.2  
     I           121.4 r        133.9 r        110.3 r        110.9 r        100.0 r         91.3 r

2015 ANNUAL      121.1 r        133.8 r        110.6          109.8 r         99.4 r         90.7 r

2015 IV          121.5 r        133.9 r        110.2          112.6 r        101.4 r         92.6 r
     III         122.2 r        134.4 r        110.0          110.1 r         99.4 r         90.1 r
     II          120.7 r        133.6 r        110.8          109.0 r         98.8 r         90.4 r
     I           120.0 r        133.5 r        111.2          107.6 r         98.1 r         89.7 r

2014 ANNUAL      121.0 r        133.1 r        110.0          106.7 r         96.7 r         88.1 r

2014 IV          121.2 r        134.8 r        111.2          107.8 r         97.5 r         88.9 r
     III         121.3 r        134.2 r        110.6          106.6 r         96.4 r         87.9 r
     II          121.1 r        132.9 r        109.8          105.8 r         95.8 r         87.3 r
     I           120.5 r        130.7 r        108.5          106.5 r         97.0 r         88.4 r
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                     August 9, 2016
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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