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)

2014 II            3.4 r          9.6 r          6.0 r          0.9 r         -2.0 r         -2.3 r
     I             3.5 r          1.8 r         -1.6           10.0 r          7.9 r          6.3 r

2013 ANNUAL        3.1 r          4.2 r          1.0            0.1           -1.4           -3.0 r

2013 IV            2.6            6.9            4.2           -1.7           -2.9           -4.2  
     III           2.0            3.6            1.6            1.0           -1.0           -0.9  
     II            5.2            2.9           -2.1            2.6            2.1           -2.5  
     I             3.4            6.4            2.9           -3.4           -4.5           -6.5  

2012 ANNUAL        3.0 r          6.0 r          2.9            1.3           -0.7           -1.6 r

2012 IV            3.3 r          3.6 r          0.3            5.1            2.6            1.7 r
     III           0.5 r          1.1 r          0.6           -3.4           -5.0           -4.0 r
     II            3.4 r          5.3 r          1.9           -1.0           -2.4           -4.3 r
     I             7.0 r         10.3 r          3.1           11.9            9.6            4.6 r
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2014 II            2.9 r          5.4 r          2.5 r          2.5 r          0.4 r         -0.4 r
     I             3.3            3.8            0.5            2.9 r          1.5 r         -0.4 r

2013 ANNUAL        3.1 r          4.2 r          1.0            0.1           -1.4           -3.0 r

2013 IV            3.3            4.9            1.6           -0.4           -1.6           -3.5  
     III           3.5 r          4.1 r          0.6            1.3           -0.2           -2.1 r
     II            3.1 r          3.5 r          0.4            0.1           -1.3           -2.9 r
     I             2.6 r          4.1 r          1.4           -0.7           -2.4           -3.3 r

2012 ANNUAL        3.0 r          6.0 r          2.9            1.3           -0.7           -1.6 r

2012 IV            3.5 r          5.1 r          1.5            3.0            1.0           -0.5 r
     III           2.5 r          5.8 r          3.2            0.2           -1.5           -2.3 r
     II            4.1 r          7.3 r          3.2            1.6           -0.3           -2.4 r
     I             1.8 r          5.9 r          4.0            0.7           -2.1           -1.1 r
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                                         Indexes 2009=100

2014 II          122.9 r        134.9 r        109.8 r        107.4 r         97.2 r         87.4 r
     I           121.9 r        131.8 r        108.2          107.1 r         97.7 r         87.9 r

2013 ANNUAL      119.6 r        128.8 r        107.7          104.7           96.4           87.5 r

2013 IV          120.8 r        131.2 r        108.6          104.6           95.8           86.6 r
     III         120.1 r        129.1 r        107.5          105.1           96.5           87.5 r
     II          119.5 r        127.9 r        107.1          104.8           96.8           87.7 r
     I           118.0 r        127.0 r        107.7          104.1           96.3           88.3 r

2012 ANNUAL      116.0 r        123.7 r        106.6          104.6           97.7           90.2 r

2012 IV          117.0 r        125.1 r        106.9          105.0           97.4           89.8 r
     III         116.1 r        124.0 r        106.8          103.7           96.8           89.4 r
     II          115.9 r        123.6 r        106.6          104.6           98.0           90.3 r
     I           114.9 r        122.0 r        106.2          104.9           98.6           91.3 r
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                  September 4, 2014
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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