April 04, 2011 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Multifactor productivity in private nonfarm business, 2009

Output per hour of all persons, multifactor productivity, and output per unit of capital services, private nonfarm business sector, 1988-2009 (annual percent change from previous year)
Year Annual percent change from previous year
Output per hour of all persons Output per unit of capital services Multifactor productivity

1988

1.7 0.9 1.0

1989

0.8 -0.4 0.0

1990

1.9 -1.7 0.4

1991

1.7 -3.6 -1.0

1992

4.0 1.5 2.3

1993

0.6 0.3 0.3

1994

1.1 1.1 0.7

1995

0.5 -1.1 0.0

1996

2.6 -0.3 1.4

1997

1.5 -0.4 0.6

1998

2.9 -1.2 1.5

1999

3.3 -1.1 1.7

2000

3.4 -1.9 1.6

2001

3.1 -3.7 0.7

2002

4.7 -1.4 2.4

2003

3.7 0.3 2.4

2004

2.8 1.6 2.5

2005

1.6 0.4 1.1

2006

0.9 0.0 0.4

2007

1.7 -0.7 0.4

2008

1.1 -3.8 -1.0

2009

3.7 -4.7 0.1

These data are featured in the TED article, Multifactor productivity in private nonfarm business, 2009.

 

Labor input, capital services, and combined units of labor input and capital services, private nonfarm business sector, 1988-2009 (annual percent change from previous year)
Year Annual percent change from previous year
Labor input Capital services Combined units
of labor input and capital services

1988

3.5 3.6 3.5

1989

3.3 4.0 3.5

1990

0.1 3.2 1.1

1991

-1.1 2.9 0.1

1992

1.0 2.3 1.4

1993

3.3 3.2 3.3

1994

4.1 3.6 3.9

1995

2.7 4.4 3.2

1996

2.2 4.8 3.0

1997

4.0 5.5 4.5

1998

2.4 6.4 3.6

1999

2.6 6.8 3.9

2000

1.2 6.5 2.8

2001

-1.6 4.9 0.3

2002

-2.0 3.4 -0.4

2003

-0.4 2.8 0.6

2004

1.2 2.5 1.6

2005

2.0 3.0 2.3

2006

2.5 3.2 2.8

2007

1.2 3.0 1.8

2008

-1.5 2.8 -0.1

2009

-6.3 1.1 -3.8

These data are featured in the TED article, Multifactor productivity in private nonfarm business, 2009.

 

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