Table 3. Manufacturing sector: Labor productivity, hourly compensation, and unit labor costs, seasonally adjusted



Table 3. Manufacturing sector: Labor productivity, hourly compensation, and unit labor costs,
seasonally adjusted.
                                                                             Real
Year              Labor                                       Hourly         hourly          Unit
and               produc-                      Hours          compensa-      compensa-       labor
quarter           tivity        Output         worked         tion (1)       tion (2)        costs
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                      Percent change from previous quarter at annual rate (5)

2017 III          -5.0           -2.1            3.1            0.9           -1.1            6.2  
     II            3.4 r          2.8 r         -0.6 r          2.4 r          2.7 r         -1.0 r
     I             0.2            2.3            2.1            4.4            1.2            4.2 r

2016 ANNUAL        0.2            0.2            0.0            0.7           -0.5            0.6  

2016 IV            2.0            1.8           -0.2           -4.2           -7.1           -6.1  
     III          -0.5            0.2            0.7            2.6            0.8            3.1  
     II           -0.8           -0.9           -0.1            7.1            4.7            8.0  
     I             1.3            1.0           -0.3          -10.1          -10.2          -11.3  

2015 ANNUAL       -0.6            0.3            1.0            2.5            2.4            3.1  

2015 IV           -1.6           -0.6            1.0            9.1            8.7           10.9  
     III           2.3            1.1           -1.2            1.8            0.3           -0.5  
     II           -0.4           -0.3            0.0            3.5            1.1            3.9  
     I            -1.9           -2.3           -0.4            0.0            2.6            1.9  
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2017 III           0.1            1.2            1.1            0.8           -1.1            0.7  
     II            1.3 r          1.8 r          0.5            1.2 r         -0.7 r          0.0 r
     I             0.2            0.8            0.6            2.4           -0.2            2.2  

2016 ANNUAL        0.2            0.2            0.0            0.7           -0.5            0.6  

2016 IV            0.5            0.5            0.0           -1.4           -3.1           -1.9  
     III          -0.4           -0.1            0.3            1.9            0.7            2.3  
     II            0.3            0.1           -0.2            1.7            0.6            1.4  
     I             0.4            0.3           -0.1            0.8           -0.3            0.4  

2015 ANNUAL       -0.6            0.3            1.0            2.5            2.4            3.1  

2015 IV           -0.4           -0.5           -0.2            3.5            3.1            3.9  
     III          -0.5            0.1            0.6            2.6            2.4            3.1  
     II           -1.0            0.2            1.3            2.7            2.7            3.8  
     I            -0.6            1.6            2.2            1.0            1.1            1.7  
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                                         Indexes 2009=100

2017 III         118.6          129.4          109.1          113.6           99.4           95.8  
     II          120.1 r        130.1 r        108.3 r        113.3 r         99.6 r         94.3 r
     I           119.1 r        129.2 r        108.5          112.7           99.0           94.6 r

2016 ANNUAL      118.7          128.1          107.8          111.5           99.7           93.9  

2016 IV          119.0          128.4          107.9          111.4           98.7           93.6  
     III         118.5          127.9          107.9          112.6          100.5           95.1  
     II          118.6          127.8          107.8          111.9          100.3           94.4  
     I           118.9          128.1          107.8          110.0           99.2           92.6  

2015 ANNUAL      118.5          127.8          107.8          110.7          100.2           93.4  

2015 IV          118.5          127.8          107.9          113.0          101.9           95.4  
     III         118.9          128.0          107.6          110.6           99.8           92.9  
     II          118.3          127.6          107.9          110.1           99.7           93.1  
     I           118.4          127.7          107.9          109.1           99.4           92.2  
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                   November 2, 2017
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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