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 I            -0.6 r         -0.2 r          0.4 r          1.6 r          1.9 r          2.2 r

2015 ANNUAL        0.0            0.5            0.5            2.4 r          2.3 r          2.4 r

2015 IV           -2.1           -1.4            0.7            8.8 r          8.0 r         11.2 r
     III           5.1            2.3           -2.7            3.6            2.3           -1.4  
     II            2.2            0.5           -1.7            5.6            3.1            3.3  
     I            -4.0           -4.0            0.1           -3.5           -0.7            0.5  

2014 ANNUAL        0.8            3.0            2.1            2.3            0.6            1.4  

2014 IV           -0.3            2.0            2.3            6.1            6.4            6.5  
     III           0.8            3.8            2.9            2.4            1.6            1.6  
     II            2.2            7.2            4.9           -2.1           -4.0           -4.2  
     I             1.6            0.5           -1.1            8.6            6.2            6.9  
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2016 I             1.1 r          0.3           -0.8 r          4.9 r          3.8 r          3.7 r

2015 ANNUAL        0.0            0.5            0.5            2.4 r          2.3 r          2.4 r

2015 IV            0.2           -0.7           -0.9            3.5 r          3.1 r          3.3 r
     III           0.7            0.2           -0.5            2.9            2.7            2.2  
     II           -0.4            0.5            0.9            2.6            2.6            2.9  
     I            -0.4            2.2            2.5            0.7            0.8            1.0  

2014 ANNUAL        0.8            3.0            2.1            2.3            0.6            1.4  

2014 IV            1.1            3.3            2.2            3.7            2.5            2.6  
     III           1.1            4.0            2.9            1.5           -0.2            0.4  
     II            0.5            3.2            2.6            1.3           -0.8            0.7  
     I             0.7            1.4            0.7            2.7            1.3            2.0  
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                                         Indexes 2009=100

2016 I           123.0 r        135.6 r        110.3 r        112.4 r        101.3 r         91.4 r

2015 ANNUAL      122.7 r        135.7 r        110.6          109.3 r         98.9 r         89.1 r

2015 IV          123.2 r        135.7 r        110.2          111.9 r        100.9 r         90.9 r
     III         123.8          136.2          110.0          109.6           98.9           88.5  
     II          122.3          135.4          110.8          108.6           98.4           88.8  
     I           121.6          135.3          111.2          107.1           97.7           88.1  

2014 ANNUAL      122.7          134.9          110.0          106.7           96.7           87.0  

2014 IV          122.9          136.6          111.2          108.1           97.8           88.0  
     III         123.0          136.0          110.6          106.5           96.3           86.6  
     II          122.7          134.7          109.8          105.9           95.9           86.3  
     I           122.1          132.4          108.5          106.4           96.9           87.2  
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                       June 7, 2016
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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