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 III           2.5            1.9           -0.6            3.2            1.5            0.7  
     II            2.4            0.5 r         -1.8            5.4 r          2.8 r          3.0  
     I            -0.4           -0.1            0.2           -6.4           -6.0           -6.0  

2015 ANNUAL        0.0            0.5            0.5            3.0            2.8            2.9  

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

2014 ANNUAL        0.7            2.8            2.1            2.4            0.7            1.7  

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

2016 III           0.6            0.2           -0.4            2.7            1.6            2.2  
     II            1.2            0.3           -0.9            2.9            1.8            1.7  
     I             1.2            0.3           -0.9            2.9            1.8            1.7  

2015 ANNUAL        0.0            0.5            0.5            3.0            2.8            2.9  

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

2014 ANNUAL        0.7            2.8            2.1            2.4            0.7            1.7  

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

2016 III         122.9          134.7          109.6          113.1          100.9           92.0  
     II          122.1 r        134.0 r        109.8 r        112.2 r        100.6 r         91.9 r
     I           121.4          133.9          110.3          110.7           99.9           91.2  

2015 ANNUAL      121.1          133.8          110.6          109.8           99.4           90.7  

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

2014 ANNUAL      121.0          133.1          110.0          106.7           96.7           88.1  

2014 IV          121.2          134.8          111.2          107.8           97.5           88.9  
     III         121.3          134.2          110.6          106.6           96.4           87.9  
     II          121.1          132.9          109.8          105.8           95.8           87.3  
     I           120.5          130.7          108.5          106.5           97.0           88.4  
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                   November 3, 2016
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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