Table 4. Durable manufacturing sector: Labor productivity, hourly compensation, and unit labor costs, seasonally adjusted



Table 4. Durable 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          -5.7           -3.4            2.5            0.5           -1.4            6.7  
     II            5.0 r          2.3 r         -2.6 r          3.0 r          3.4 r         -1.9 r
     I            -1.0            2.6            3.6            2.5           -0.6            3.6  

2016 ANNUAL        0.1           -0.2           -0.3            1.0           -0.3            0.9  

2016 IV            1.8            2.0            0.2           -4.3           -7.1           -6.0  
     III           0.7            1.0            0.3            2.5            0.7            1.7  
     II            1.9            0.2           -1.6            9.5            7.0            7.5  
     I            -0.6            0.1            0.7          -11.4          -11.5          -10.9  

2015 ANNUAL       -1.3           -0.8            0.6            3.0            2.9            4.4  

2015 IV           -3.1           -2.5            0.7           10.8           10.4           14.4  
     III           2.6            0.5           -2.0            1.4           -0.2           -1.2  
     II           -0.8           -1.3           -0.5            2.8            0.5            3.6  
     I            -3.9           -4.9           -1.1            2.0            4.6            6.1  
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2017 III           0.0            0.9            0.9            0.4           -1.5            0.5  
     II            1.6 r          2.0 r          0.3            0.9           -1.0           -0.7 r
     I             0.8            1.4            0.6            2.4           -0.1            1.6  

2016 ANNUAL        0.1           -0.2           -0.3            1.0           -0.3            0.9  

2016 IV            1.0            0.8           -0.1           -1.2           -3.0           -2.2  
     III          -0.3           -0.3            0.0            2.4            1.3            2.8  
     II            0.2           -0.4           -0.6            2.2            1.1            2.0  
     I            -0.5           -0.8           -0.3            0.6           -0.5            1.1  

2015 ANNUAL       -1.3           -0.8            0.6            3.0            2.9            4.4  

2015 IV           -1.3           -2.0           -0.7            4.2            3.7            5.6  
     III          -0.9           -1.2           -0.3            3.0            2.9            4.0  
     II           -1.7           -0.8            0.9            3.3            3.3            5.1  
     I            -1.3            1.1            2.4            1.6            1.7            2.9  
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                                         Indexes 2009=100

2017 III         119.5          133.1          111.3          112.6           98.6           94.2  
     II          121.3 r        134.2 r        110.6 r        112.5 r         98.9 r         92.7 r
     I           119.8 r        133.4 r        111.4          111.6           98.1           93.2 r

2016 ANNUAL      119.5          131.9          110.4          110.9           99.1           92.8  

2016 IV          120.1          132.6          110.4          111.0           98.3           92.4  
     III         119.6          131.9          110.3          112.2          100.1           93.8  
     II          119.4          131.6          110.2          111.5           99.9           93.4  
     I           118.8          131.5          110.7          109.0           98.2           91.7  

2015 ANNUAL      119.4          132.1          110.7          109.8           99.4           92.0  

2015 IV          119.0          131.5          110.5          112.3          101.3           94.4  
     III         119.9          132.3          110.3          109.5           98.8           91.3  
     II          119.2          132.2          110.9          109.1           98.9           91.6  
     I           119.4          132.6          111.0          108.4           98.7           90.7  
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                   November 2, 2017
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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