Table 5. Nondurable manufacturing sector: Productivity, hourly compensation, and unit labor costs, seasonally adjusted





Table 5. Nondurable 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            1.2            1.4 r          0.2 r          0.5           -2.4           -0.7 r
     I             1.2            1.7 r          0.4            0.2 r          3.2 r         -1.1 r

2014 ANNUAL        1.0            1.5            0.5            3.7            2.0            2.6  

2014 IV           -2.1            4.1            6.3            3.1            3.9            5.3  
     III           3.6            2.1           -1.4            3.2            2.1           -0.4  
     II            3.7            3.7            0.0           -0.6           -3.0           -4.2  
     I             1.4            0.4           -0.9            8.8            6.6            7.3  

2013 ANNUAL        0.9            1.1            0.2            1.2           -0.2            0.3  

2013 IV           -1.4            1.0            2.4            4.0            2.5            5.4  
     III          -1.6           -0.4            1.2           -0.3           -2.6            1.3  
     II            2.1            0.3           -1.8            5.3            5.5            3.1  
     I             3.6            3.3           -0.3           -3.2           -4.6           -6.6  
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2015 II            1.0            2.3            1.3            1.7 r          1.7 r          0.7 r
     I             1.6            2.9            1.3            1.5 r          1.5 r         -0.1 r

2014 ANNUAL        1.0            1.5            0.5            3.7            2.0            2.6  

2014 IV            1.6            2.6            0.9            3.6            2.4            1.9  
     III           1.8            1.8            0.0            3.8            2.0            1.9  
     II            0.5            1.2            0.7            2.9            0.8            2.4  
     I             0.1            0.4            0.2            4.4            2.9            4.3  

2013 ANNUAL        0.9            1.1            0.2            1.2           -0.2            0.3  

2013 IV            0.7            1.1            0.4            1.4            0.1            0.7  
     III           1.3            1.2           -0.1            0.9           -0.6           -0.4  
     II            1.5            1.5            0.0            1.5            0.1            0.0  
     I             0.2            0.8            0.6            1.2           -0.5            1.1  
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                                         Indexes 2009=100

2015 II          113.3 r        116.3 r        102.6 r        111.0 r        100.5 r         97.9 r
     I           113.0 r        115.9 r        102.6          110.8 r        101.1 r         98.1 r

2014 ANNUAL      112.3          114.0          101.5          109.8           99.5           97.7  

2014 IV          112.6          115.4          102.5          110.8          100.3           98.4  
     III         113.2          114.3          100.9          109.9           99.3           97.1  
     II          112.2          113.6          101.3          109.1           98.8           97.2  
     I           111.2          112.6          101.3          109.2           99.6           98.3  

2013 ANNUAL      111.2          112.3          101.0          105.9           97.5           95.3  

2013 IV          110.8          112.5          101.5          107.0           98.0           96.5  
     III         111.2          112.2          100.9          105.9           97.4           95.3  
     II          111.6          112.3          100.6          106.0           98.0           95.0  
     I           111.0          112.2          101.1          104.7           96.7           94.2  
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                  September 2, 2015
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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