Table 6. Nonfinancial corporate sector: Labor productivity, hourly compensation, unit labor costs, unit profits, and prices, seasonally adjusted



Table 6. Nonfinancial corporate sector: Labor productivity, hourly compensation, unit labor costs,
unit profits, and prices, seasonally adjusted.
                                                     Real
                                           Hourly    hourly            Unit      Total           Implicit
Year         Labor                         compen-   compen-   Unit    nonlabor  unit    Unit    price
and          produc-             Hours     sation    sation    labor   costs     costs   profits deflator
quarter      tivity    Output    worked    (1)       (2)       costs   (6)       (7)     (8)     (4)
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                         Percent change from previous quarter at annual rate (5)

2017 III       0.2 r     1.7 r    1.5 r     3.6 r     1.5 r     3.3 r    1.8 r    2.8 r    1.6 r    2.7  
     II        3.6 r     6.4      2.8 r     0.4 r     0.7 r    -3.0     -1.8     -2.6     13.7     -0.6  
     I         2.1 r     4.1      1.9 r     4.4 r     1.2 r     2.3     -1.0      1.2     -2.7      0.7  

2016 ANNUAL   -0.2 r     1.4      1.5       1.1      -0.2       1.2     -0.5      0.7     -5.3     -0.2  

2016 IV       -4.6 r    -3.9      0.8 r    -3.7 r    -6.6 r     0.9      9.2      3.5     -2.8      2.7  
     III       5.8 r     7.4      1.6 r     1.8 r     0.0 r    -3.7     -4.5     -4.0      7.3     -2.6  
     II       -1.9 r    -0.6      1.3 r     3.8 r     1.4       5.9      1.7      4.5    -28.8     -0.8  
     I         0.6 r     1.1      0.5 r    -1.7 r    -1.8 r    -2.3    -13.0     -5.9     47.7      0.0  

2015 ANNUAL    1.4       3.6      2.2       3.0       2.9       1.6      0.4      1.2     -5.1      0.3  

2015 IV       -1.7 r     1.5      3.3 r     3.1 r     2.7 r     4.9     13.8      7.7    -41.5     -0.9  
     III       0.6 r     2.5      1.9 r     0.4 r    -1.1 r    -0.2     -0.1     -0.2      5.3      0.6  
     II       -1.9 r    -0.9      1.0 r     2.8 r     0.4       4.8      4.0      4.5     -1.3      3.7  
     I         3.6 r     4.6      0.9 r     7.5 r    10.3 r     3.7     -2.2      1.8    -23.7     -2.5  
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                       Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2017 III       0.3 r     2.0 r    1.7       1.1 r    -0.8 r     0.8 r    2.0 r    1.2      2.3 r    1.3  
     II        1.6       3.4      1.8       0.7      -1.2      -0.9      0.4     -0.5      3.7      0.0  
     I         0.3       1.7      1.4       1.5      -1.0       1.3      1.2      1.3     -7.8      0.0  

2016 ANNUAL   -0.2 r     1.4      1.5       1.1      -0.2       1.2     -0.5      0.7     -5.3     -0.2  

2016 IV       -0.1       0.9      1.0       0.0      -1.8       0.1     -2.0     -0.6      2.3     -0.2  
     III       0.6 r     2.3      1.7 r     1.7 r     0.6       1.1     -1.0      0.4     -9.9     -1.1  
     II       -0.6       1.1      1.7       1.4       0.3       2.0      0.1      1.4    -10.3     -0.3  
     I        -0.6       1.1      1.7 r     1.1 r     0.1       1.7      0.7      1.4     -2.6      0.8  

2015 ANNUAL    1.4       3.6      2.2       3.0       2.9       1.6      0.4      1.2     -5.1      0.3  

2015 IV        0.1       1.9      1.8       3.4       3.0       3.3      3.7      3.4    -17.5      0.2  
     III       1.0       2.8      1.8       3.3       3.1       2.3      0.1      1.6     -6.1      0.4  
     II        1.8       3.9      2.1       3.5       3.4 r     1.6     -0.4      1.0     -2.1      0.5  
     I         2.7       6.0      3.1 r     1.9       2.0      -0.8     -1.8     -1.1      7.6      0.1  
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                                            Indexes 2009=100

2017 III     109.0 r   127.4 r  116.9 r   117.4 r   102.8 r   107.8 r  100.9 r  105.5 r  139.6 r  109.1  
     II      108.9 r   126.8    116.5 r   116.4 r   102.4 r   106.9    100.4    104.8    139.0    108.3  
     I       107.9 r   124.9    115.7 r   116.3 r   102.2 r   107.7    100.9    105.4    134.6    108.5  

2016 ANNUAL  107.7 r   123.5    114.7 r   115.3 r   103.1 r   107.1     99.9    104.7    138.0    108.2  

2016 IV      107.4 r   123.6    115.1 r   115.0 r   101.9 r   107.1    101.1    105.1    135.5    108.3  
     III     108.6 r   124.9    114.9 r   116.1 r   103.6 r   106.9     98.9    104.2    136.5    107.6  
     II      107.1 r   122.6    114.5 r   115.6 r   103.6 r   107.9    100.1    105.3    134.1    108.3  
     I       107.7 r   122.8    114.1 r   114.5 r   103.3 r   106.4     99.7    104.1    146.0    108.5  

2015 ANNUAL  107.9 r   121.8    112.9 r   114.1 r   103.3 r   105.8    100.5    104.0    145.8    108.4  

2015 IV      107.5 r   122.5    114.0 r   115.0 r   103.7 r   107.0    103.2    105.7    132.4    108.5  
     III     108.0 r   122.0    113.0 r   114.2 r   103.0 r   105.7     99.9    103.8    151.4    108.8  
     II      107.8 r   121.3    112.5 r   114.0 r   103.3 r   105.8     99.9    103.8    149.5    108.6  
     I       108.3 r   121.6    112.2 r   113.3 r   103.2 r   104.6     98.9    102.7    150.0    107.6  
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                            March 7, 2018
r=revised                                                              Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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