October 01, 2010

Multifactor productivity in manufacturing, 2008

Percent change in multifactor productivity in the largest (by employment) manufacturing industries, 2007–2008
Industry Percent change in multifactor productivity

Semiconductors and electronic components

7.2

Medical equipment and supplies

4.5

Electronic instruments

2.9

Motor vehicle parts

2.7

Household and institutional furniture

1.9

Machine shops and threaded products

0.8

Printing and related support activities

0.4

Other miscellaneous manufacturing

−0.3

Converted paper products

−1.9

Architectural and structural metals

−2.1

Animal slaughtering and processing

−3.1

Plastics products

−4.4

Aerospace products and parts

−11.5

These data featured in the TED article, Multifactor productivity in manufacturing, 2008.

 

 

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