Table 1. Manufacturing sector: productivity and related measures for the 1987-2013 period

Table 1. Manufacturing sector: productivity and related measures for the 
         1987-2013 period

Annual percent change from previous year

      Productivity               Inputs

              Output  Multi-                                   Pur-     Com-
              per     factor Sec-         Capi-                chased   bined
      Labor   unit    Pro-   toral        tal                  busi-    units 
      produc- of      ducti- out-         Ser-   Ener-  Mate-  ness     of all
Year  tivity1 capital vity2  put   Labor3 vices  gy     rials  services inputs4
1988    2.0    1.6     2.7     4.0    2.0   2.4    4.2   -4.1    8.7      1.3
1989   -0.3   -1.7    -0.8     1.0    1.3   2.8   -0.4   -0.5    6.0      1.8
1990    3.9   -2.4    -0.6     0.5   -3.3   3.0    1.9    5.2    1.6      1.1
1991    2.2   -4.2    -0.6    -1.7   -3.8   2.6   -0.3   -0.5   -0.7     -1.1
1992    5.9    2.5    -0.6     5.1   -0.8   2.5   -1.0   17.8    7.5      5.7
1993    2.4    1.2     2.8     3.7    1.2   2.4    3.2   -0.9    0.5      0.9
1994    2.9    2.7     2.9     5.3    2.3   2.5    3.6    1.1    3.8      2.3
1995    2.8    0.4     2.0     3.9    1.1   3.5    2.8   -0.7    4.9      1.8
1996    4.9    0.0     0.3     4.2   -0.7   4.2   -2.7   13.3   -0.5      3.9
1997    4.4    1.9     2.7     6.8    2.3   4.8   -1.9    5.8    3.9      4.0
1998    2.6   -1.9     1.6     2.8    0.2   4.8    4.7   -3.6    4.9      1.2
1999    5.4    0.1     2.0     4.1   -1.3   4.0   23.7    3.9    0.7      2.0
2000    7.5    2.4     3.9     5.7   -1.6   3.3   11.5    7.3   -2.1      1.8
2001    0.4   -8.2    -1.5    -6.3   -6.6   2.1   14.5  -16.4    2.7     -4.8
2002    4.7   -3.6     2.8    -2.4   -6.8   1.3  -24.4   -8.5   -1.3     -5.1
2003    6.4    0.7     5.8     1.3   -4.7   0.6  -12.3   -6.4   -5.4     -4.2
2004    5.5    4.7     2.7     4.9   -0.6   0.2   -5.2   16.8   -6.2      2.1
2005    5.9    3.9     0.6     5.0   -0.8   1.0    7.0   11.4    6.8      4.3
2006    3.5    2.6     2.3     4.1    0.5   1.4   -7.6    6.8   -3.0      1.7
2007    6.0    2.2     1.1     4.4   -1.5   2.1    6.5    8.0    2.9      3.3
2008    3.9   -3.2     0.3    -0.3   -4.0   3.0   -1.0    3.2   -8.8     -0.5
2009   -6.5  -19.9    -1.9   -18.9  -13.2   1.2  -27.4  -35.3   -3.1    -17.3
2010   10.1    9.8     3.7    10.6    0.5   0.8   -2.7   21.5    2.9      6.7
2011    5.4    6.6    -1.4     7.8    2.2   1.1    8.6   23.5    1.4      9.3
2012    0.7    1.9    -0.8     3.0    2.3   1.1   -0.4    5.8    6.3      3.9
2013    0.7    0.5    -0.7     1.5    0.8   1.0   -0.1    2.5    5.3      2.1

1. Output per hour worked.
2. Output per combined units of labor, capital services, energy, materials,
   and purchased business services.
3. Hours at work by age, education, and gender, weighted by each group's
   share of total wages.
4. Combined units of labor, capital services, energy, materials, and
   purchased business services, chained superlative index.

Source:  The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) develops productivity measures
         using output data published by the Bureau of the Census, U.S.
         Department of Commerce, and modified by BLS. Compensation and hours 
         data are from the BLS. Capital measures are based on data supplied 
         by the BEA, U.S. Department of Commerce. See also Technical Notes in 
         this release.

Table of Contents

Last Modified Date: July 28, 2015