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 ANNUAL        0.2            1.4            1.3            1.1           -1.1            0.9  

2017 IV            4.5            6.4            1.8            0.3           -3.3           -4.0  
     III          -5.2 r         -1.0 r          4.4 r          0.4 r         -1.6 r          5.9 r
     II            0.4            3.3            2.9           -3.3           -3.0           -3.6  
     I             2.5            2.0           -0.5            8.0            4.7            5.3  

2016 ANNUAL        0.2            0.7            0.5            0.4           -0.9            0.1  

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        0.2            1.9            1.7            1.5            1.4            1.3  

2015 IV            0.1            1.6            1.4            6.1            5.7            5.9  
     III           1.8            2.0            0.2            2.8            1.2            1.0  
     II            0.1            1.0            1.0            4.8            2.4            4.7  
     I             0.6            1.3            0.7           -3.5           -1.0           -4.1  
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2017 ANNUAL        0.2            1.4            1.3            1.1           -1.1            0.9  

2017 IV            0.5            2.6            2.1            1.3           -0.8            0.8  
     III           0.0 r          1.4 r          1.5 r          0.1           -1.8            0.1 r
     II            0.7            1.5            0.8            0.7           -1.2           -0.1 r
     I            -0.5            0.1            0.7            2.3           -0.3            2.8  

2016 ANNUAL        0.2            0.7            0.5            0.4           -0.9            0.1  

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

2015 ANNUAL        0.2            1.9            1.7            1.5            1.4            1.3  

2015 IV            0.7            1.5            0.8            2.5            2.0            1.8  
     III          -0.3            1.9            2.2            1.9            1.8            2.2  
     II           -0.1            1.8            1.9            1.7            1.7            1.8  
     I             0.4            2.3            1.9           -0.2           -0.1           -0.6  
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                                         Indexes 2009=100

2017 ANNUAL      105.8          111.2          105.0          113.3           99.2          107.1  

2017 IV          106.0          112.5          106.2          113.2           98.1          106.8  
     III         104.9 r        110.8 r        105.7 r        113.1 r         99.0 r        107.9 r
     II          106.3 r        111.1 r        104.6          113.0           99.4          106.3 r
     I           106.2          110.2          103.8          113.9          100.1          107.3  

2016 ANNUAL      105.7          109.6          103.7          112.1          100.2          106.1  

2016 IV          105.5          109.7          103.9          111.8           99.0          105.9  
     III         104.9          109.2          104.1          113.0          100.8          107.7  
     II          105.5          109.5          103.8          112.2          100.6          106.4  
     I           106.7          110.1          103.1          111.4          100.4          104.4  

2015 ANNUAL      105.4          108.8          103.2          111.7          101.1          106.0  

2015 IV          105.7          109.5          103.6          113.6          102.5          107.5  
     III         105.6          109.1          103.2          112.0          101.1          106.0  
     II          105.2          108.5          103.2          111.2          100.8          105.7  
     I           105.2          108.2          102.9          109.9          100.2          104.5  
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                   February 1, 2018
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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