Table 5. Nondurable manufacturing sector: Labor productivity, hourly compensation, and unit labor costs, seasonally adjusted



Table 5. Nondurable 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 II            0.5 r          3.4 r          2.8 r          1.6 r          1.9 r          1.0 r
     I             2.5 r          2.0 r         -0.5            8.0 r          4.7 r          5.3 r

2016 ANNUAL        0.2            0.6            0.5            0.4           -0.9            0.2  

2016 IV            2.3            1.5           -0.8           -4.3           -7.2           -6.5  
     III          -2.2           -0.8            1.5            2.8            1.0            5.2  
     II           -4.5           -2.2            2.5            3.0            0.7            7.9  
     I             4.0            2.1           -1.8           -7.7           -7.8          -11.3  

2015 ANNUAL       -0.1            1.6            1.7            1.5            1.4            1.6  

2015 IV            0.0            1.5            1.4            6.1            5.7            6.0  
     III           1.6            1.8            0.2            2.8            1.2            1.2  
     II           -0.2            0.7            1.0            4.8            2.4            5.0  
     I             0.2            0.9            0.7           -3.5           -1.0           -3.7  
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2017 II            0.8 r          1.5 r          0.8 r          1.9 r          0.0 r          1.1  
     I            -0.5            0.1            0.7            2.3 r         -0.3            2.8  

2016 ANNUAL        0.2            0.6            0.5            0.4           -0.9            0.2  

2016 IV           -0.2            0.2            0.3           -1.7           -3.4           -1.5  
     III          -0.7            0.1            0.9            0.9           -0.2            1.6  
     II            0.2            0.8            0.6            0.9           -0.2            0.7  
     I             1.3            1.5            0.2            1.3            0.2            0.0  

2015 ANNUAL       -0.1            1.6            1.7            1.5            1.4            1.6  

2015 IV            0.4            1.2            0.8            2.5            2.0            2.1  
     III          -0.6            1.6            2.2            1.9            1.8            2.5  
     II           -0.4            1.5            1.9            1.7            1.7            2.1  
     I             0.3            2.1            1.9           -0.2           -0.1           -0.4  
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                                         Indexes 2009=100

2017 II          113.5 r        118.7 r        104.5 r        114.4 r        100.6 r        100.8 r
     I           113.4 r        117.7 r        103.8          113.9 r        100.1 r        100.5 r

2016 ANNUAL      112.8          117.0          103.7          112.1          100.2           99.4  

2016 IV          112.7          117.1          103.9          111.8           99.0           99.2  
     III         112.0          116.6          104.1          113.0          100.8          100.9  
     II          112.6          116.9          103.8          112.2          100.6           99.6  
     I           114.0          117.5          103.1          111.4          100.4           97.7  

2015 ANNUAL      112.6          116.3          103.2          111.7          101.1           99.2  

2015 IV          112.8          116.9          103.6          113.6          102.5          100.7  
     III         112.8          116.5          103.2          112.0          101.1           99.2  
     II          112.4          116.0          103.2          111.2          100.8           99.0  
     I           112.5          115.8          102.9          109.9          100.2           97.7  
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                  September 7, 2017
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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