Table 1. Manufacturing sector: productivity and related measures for the 1987-2015 period

Table 1. Manufacturing sector: productivity and related measures for the       
  1987-2015 period                                           

Annual percent change from previous year                                       
                                                                               
     Productivity                Inputs                                        
                                                                               
             Output                                                            
      Multi- per                    Com-                               Pur-    
      factor unit             Sec-  bined           Capi-              chased  
      pro-   of       Labor   toral units           tal                busi-   
      ducti- capital  produc- out-  of all          Ser-         Mate- ness    
 Year vity1  services tivity2 put   Inputs3 Labor4  vices Energy rials services
 1988   2.4    1.7      2.1     4.1   1.6     2.2     2.3   4.2   -2.7   8.6   
 1989  -0.9   -1.6     -0.2     1.1   1.9     1.9     2.7  -0.4   -0.2   5.9   
 1990  -0.7   -2.5      3.7     0.4   1.1    -2.9     3.0   1.9    4.1   1.6   
 1991  -1.0   -4.2      2.1    -1.8  -0.8    -2.7     2.6  -0.3   -0.9  -0.6   
 1992  -0.5    2.3      5.8     4.9   5.5    -1.1     2.5  -1.1   15.6   7.4   
 1993   2.2    1.1      2.4     3.6   1.3     2.3     2.4   3.3   -0.3   0.6   
 1994   2.5    2.7      2.9     5.3   2.7     2.9     2.5   3.6    2.0   3.9   
 1995   1.7    0.7      3.0     4.1   2.4     2.1     3.4   2.7    0.5   4.7   
 1996   0.2    0.1      4.9     4.2   4.0     0.0     4.2  -2.8   11.9  -0.6   
 1997   2.6    2.0      4.4     6.9   4.1     2.5     4.7  -1.9    6.1   3.8   
 1998   1.2   -0.1      4.5     4.7   3.5     1.1     4.8   4.7    4.3   4.9   
 1999   1.7    0.2      5.4     4.2   2.4    -0.9     4.0  23.7    4.6   0.6   
 2000   3.6   -0.7      4.1     2.5  -1.0    -1.2     3.3  11.6   -4.5  -2.1   
 2001  -1.8   -6.1      2.7    -4.1  -2.3    -5.6     2.1  14.4   -6.9   2.7   
 2002   2.3   -0.8      7.9     0.4  -1.9    -6.0     1.3 -24.4    4.0  -1.2   
 2003   5.1    0.4      6.2     1.0  -3.8    -4.1     0.6 -12.3   -5.2  -5.4   
 2004   2.5    2.0      2.9     2.2  -0.3     0.3     0.2  -5.1    2.7  -6.1   
 2005   0.7    2.9      4.9     4.0   3.2    -1.0     1.0   7.0    6.6   6.9   
 2006   2.2    0.2      1.2     1.6  -0.5     1.1     1.4  -7.6   -1.5  -3.0   
 2007   1.0    0.8      4.6     3.0   1.9    -1.2     2.2   6.6    3.3   3.0   
 2008   0.3   -7.5     -0.8    -4.8  -5.1    -3.3     3.0  -1.0   -9.9  -8.8   
 2009  -2.9  -13.1      1.4   -12.0  -9.4   -11.4     1.3 -27.4  -15.9  -3.1   
 2010   3.8    5.2      5.7     6.1   2.1     0.5     0.8  -2.7    4.6   2.9   
 2011  -1.0    1.6      0.6     2.7   3.8     1.7     1.1   8.6    7.9   1.4   
 2012  -2.9    0.2     -0.7     1.5   4.6     2.5     1.3   5.5    6.6   8.0   
 2013   0.1   -0.1      0.9     1.8   1.7     1.5     1.9  -0.3    1.6   2.2   
 2014   0.9   -0.8      0.0     1.6   0.7     1.0     2.4 -10.1    0.6  -0.5   
 2015  -2.8   -1.4      0.5     1.2   4.1     1.4     2.6  -8.4    7.3   5.8   
                                                                               
1. Output per combined units of labor input, capital services, energy, material
   and purchased business services.                                            
2. Output per hour worked.                                                     
3. The growth rate of each input is weighted by its share of current dollar    
   cost.                                                                       
4. Hours at work by age, education, and gender group, weighted by each groupís 
   share of total wages.                                                       
                                                                               
Source:  The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) develops productivity measures   
         using output data published by the Bureau of the Census, U.S.         
         Department of Commerce, and modified by BLS. Compensation and hours   
         data are from the BLS. Capital measures are based on data supplied    
         by the BEA, U.S. Department of Commerce. See also Technical Notes in  
         this release.                                                         
                                                                               

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