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)

2018 I             0.6            1.1            0.5            1.0           -2.4            0.4  

2017 ANNUAL       -0.3            1.4 r          1.8 r          1.0 r         -1.1            1.3 r

2017 IV            3.5 r          5.8 r          2.2 r          2.3 r         -1.0 r         -1.1 r
     III          -5.5 r         -1.4 r          4.3            2.5            0.4 r          8.5 r
     II            1.1 r          3.7 r          2.5 r         -2.9 r         -3.0 r         -4.0 r
     I             0.9 r          1.5 r          0.6            6.8            3.7 r          5.8 r

2016 ANNUAL        0.4 r          1.1 r          0.7            0.1 r         -1.2 r         -0.3 r

2016 IV            1.5 r          1.6 r          0.2 r         -5.2           -7.8 r         -6.6 r
     III          -2.4 r          0.0 r          2.4 r          1.8 r          0.0 r          4.3 r
     II           -3.9 r         -2.0 r          2.0 r          3.5 r          0.8 r          7.7 r
     I             4.7 r          2.7 r         -1.9 r         -7.6 r         -7.6          -11.8 r
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2018 I            -0.1            2.3            2.4            0.7           -1.5            0.9  

2017 ANNUAL       -0.3            1.4 r          1.8 r          1.0 r         -1.1            1.3 r

2017 IV           -0.1 r          2.4 r          2.4 r          2.1 r          0.0 r          2.2  
     III          -0.6 r          1.3 r          1.9 r          0.2           -1.8 r          0.7 r
     II            0.2            1.7 r          1.4 r          0.0 r         -1.9 r         -0.2 r
     I            -1.0 r          0.3 r          1.3 r          1.6 r         -0.9 r          2.7 r

2016 ANNUAL        0.4 r          1.1 r          0.7            0.1 r         -1.2 r         -0.3 r

2016 IV           -0.1 r          0.6 r          0.7 r         -2.0 r         -3.7 r         -1.9 r
     III          -0.6 r          0.6 r          1.2 r          0.5 r         -0.6 r          1.2 r
     II            0.6 r          1.2 r          0.7 r          0.8 r         -0.3 r          0.2 r
     I             1.7 r          2.0 r          0.4 r          1.1 r          0.0 r         -0.5 r
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                                         Indexes 2009=100

2018 I           105.5          113.1          107.2          113.8           97.6          107.8  

2017 ANNUAL      105.4 r        111.6 r        105.9 r        112.8 r         98.5 r        107.1 r

2017 IV          105.4 r        112.8 r        107.1 r        113.5 r         98.2 r        107.7 r
     III         104.5 r        111.3 r        106.5 r        112.8 r         98.4 r        108.0 r
     II          106.0 r        111.6 r        105.4 r        112.1 r         98.3 r        105.8 r
     I           105.7 r        110.6 r        104.7 r        112.9 r         99.1 r        106.9 r

2016 ANNUAL      105.7 r        110.0 r        104.1 r        111.7 r         99.7 r        105.7 r

2016 IV          105.5 r        110.2 r        104.5 r        111.1 r         98.2 r        105.4 r
     III         105.1 r        109.8 r        104.5 r        112.6 r        100.2 r        107.2 r
     II          105.7 r        109.8 r        103.9 r        112.1 r        100.2 r        106.1 r
     I           106.8 r        110.3 r        103.3 r        111.1 r        100.0 r        104.1 r
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                        May 3, 2018
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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