November 08, 2010

Productivity gains in the third quarter of 2010

Change in nonfarm business and manufacturing productivity, seasonally adjusted, first quarter 2005–third quarter 2010 (percent change from previous quarter at annual rate)
Quarter Nonfarm Business Manufacturing

2005 I

4.0 7.4

2005 II

-0.9 4.6

2005 III

2.9 1.0

2005 IV

-0.1 0.1

2006 I

2.6 -1.5

2006 II

0.3 -0.4

2006 III

-1.9 4.6

2006 IV

2.9 4.1

2007 I

0.2 4.0

2007 II

2.6 2.6

2007 III

4.1 2.9

2007 IV

3.6 3.4

2008 I

-1.4 -0.7

2008 II

1.2 -6.7

2008 III

-1.3 -1.5

2008 IV

-0.1 -2.6

2009 I

3.4 -1.8

2009 II

8.4 6.2

2009 III

7.0 16.9

2009 IV

6.0 8.1

2010 I

3.9 1.7

2010 II

-1.8 5.4

2010 III (p)

1.9 0.4

Footnotes:
(P) =preliminary.

These data featured in the TED article, Productivity gains in the third quarter of 2010.

 

 

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