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June 24, 2010

Manufacturing, mining, and service-providing productivity, 2008

Percent change in output per hour in the largest (by employment) manufacturing, mining, and service-providing industries, 20072008
Industry  Percent change 

Engineering services

9.4

Couriers and messengers

4.9

Wired telecommunications carriers

3.2

Janitorial services

2.5

Animal slaughtering and processing

2.5

Hair nail, and skin care services

2.3

Printing and related support activities

1.4

Limited-service eating places

0.3

Commercial banking

0.2

General warehousing and storage

0.2

General freight trucking, long-distance

-0.1

Automotive repair and maintenance

-0.5

Special food services

-0.8

Traveler accommodation

-1.0

Postal service

-1.4

Full-service restaurants

-1.8

Newspaper, book, and directory publishers

-2.0

Mining

-3.0

Motor vehicle parts

-4.7

Plastics products

-4.8

Aerospace products and parts

-9.1

These data featured in the TED article, Manufacturing, mining, and service-providing productivity, 2008.

 

 

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