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Table 1. Percent change in output per hour, unit labor costs, and related data, 2011-2012

Table 1. Percent change in output per hour, unit labor costs, and related data, 2011-2012
Industry NAICS code 2012
Employment
(thousands)
Percent change, 2011-2012
Output per hour Output Hours Labor compensation Unit labor costs

Wholesale Trade

Wholesale trade

42

5,815.7 2.5 3.9 1.4 4.5 0.6

Durable goods

423

2,908.6 5.0 6.2 1.1 4.4 -1.7

Motor vehicles and parts

4231

323.0 18.0 17.7 -0.3 6.2 -9.7

Furniture and furnishings

4232

98.7 -0.1 1.4 1.5 7.9 6.4

Lumber and construction supplies

4233

187.4 10.5 11.1 0.6 3.0 -7.3

Commercial equipment

4234

630.9 4.2 3.6 -0.5 2.6 -1.0

Metals and minerals

4235

122.5 9.9 11.2 1.2 4.6 -6.0

Electric goods

4236

324.2 -2.4 -0.3 2.1 4.3 4.6

Hardware and plumbing

4237

228.3 4.3 4.8 0.4 3.9 -0.9

Machinery and supplies

4238

657.1 1.4 4.6 3.1 7.1 2.4

Miscellaneous durable goods

4239

336.5 -9.8 -8.5 1.4 2.8 12.4

Nondurable goods

424

2,033.1 0.1 1.5 1.4 3.7 2.1

Paper and paper products

4241

122.5 -4.3 0.5 5.0 2.5 2.1

Druggists' goods

4242

196.9 -8.6 -4.9 4.0 4.3 9.7

Apparel and piece goods

4243

147.2 4.5 3.6 -0.9 5.4 1.7

Grocery and related products

4244

740.4 2.3 2.8 0.5 1.3 -1.4

Farm product raw materials

4245

81.5 -0.3 -1.4 -1.1 1.4 2.8

Chemicals

4246

126.0 -1.5 3.7 5.3 5.0 1.2

Petroleum

4247

96.8 4.7 3.8 -0.8 4.8 1.0

Alcoholic beverages

4248

172.7 -0.8 1.2 2.0 9.0 7.6

Miscellaneous nondurable goods

4249

349.0 3.7 5.0 1.3 3.9 -1.1

Electronic markets and agents and brokers

425

874.0 2.1 4.4 2.3 6.4 1.9

Electronic markets and agents and brokers

4251

874.0 2.1 4.4 2.3 6.4 1.9

Retail Trade

Retail trade

44-45

15,690.5 2.4 3.7 1.2 3.2 -0.5

Motor vehicle and parts dealers

441

1,793.9 1.5 6.0 4.4 6.0 0.0

Automobile dealers

4411

1,131.7 1.0 6.9 5.9 7.0 0.0

Other motor vehicle dealers

4412

137.3 2.3 5.7 3.3 9.2 3.3

Auto parts, accessories, and tire stores

4413

524.9 -2.9 -1.3 1.6 2.1 3.5

Furniture and home furnishings stores

442

475.6 8.8 8.7 -0.1 1.4 -6.7

Furniture stores

4421

226.1 8.4 5.5 -2.7 3.4 -2.0

Home furnishings stores

4422

249.5 9.1 12.4 3.1 -0.9 -11.9

Electronics and appliance stores

443

517.8 7.0 6.9 -0.1 1.3 -5.2

Electronics and appliance stores

4431

517.8 7.0 6.9 -0.1 1.3 -5.2

Building material and garden supply stores

444

1,206.0 4.2 3.5 -0.6 0.5 -2.9

Building material and supplies dealers

4441

1,053.9 4.0 3.3 -0.6 1.0 -2.2

Lawn and garden equipment and supplies stores

4442

152.1 5.4 4.7 -0.7 -3.6 -8.0

Food and beverage stores

445

2,958.8 -1.7 0.9 2.6 2.8 1.9

Grocery stores

4451

2,548.3 -1.6 0.6 2.2 2.6 2.0

Specialty food stores

4452

247.7 2.4 7.0 4.5 3.7 -3.1

Beer, wine and liquor stores

4453

162.8 -4.4 3.0 7.7 5.3 2.2

Health and personal care stores

446

1,033.9 -0.2 -0.4 -0.2 1.3 1.7

Health and personal care stores

4461

1,033.9 -0.2 -0.4 -0.2 1.3 1.7

Gasoline stations

447

854.1 0.1 1.1 0.9 3.7 2.6

Gasoline stations

4471

854.1 0.1 1.1 0.9 3.7 2.6

Clothing and clothing accessories stores

448

1,496.1 -0.6 3.1 3.8 1.9 -1.2

Clothing stores

4481

1,129.6 -3.4 2.6 6.2 3.2 0.6

Shoe stores

4482

192.7 6.4 2.3 -3.8 4.4 2.1

Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores

4483

173.8 7.4 6.9 -0.4 -3.3 -9.6

Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores

451

667.1 7.3 6.3 -0.9 -1.0 -6.9

Sporting goods and musical instrument stores

4511

540.1 7.0 8.5 1.4 0.9 -7.0

Book, periodical, and music stores

4512

127.0 8.5 -1.9 -9.6 -7.5 -5.7

General merchandise stores

452

3,096.0 6.0 3.1 -2.7 2.0 -1.1

Department stores

4521

1,501.0 3.9 -2.0 -5.7 -0.5 1.5

Other general merchandise stores

4529

1,595.0 5.1 5.3 0.2 4.3 -1.0

Miscellaneous store retailers

453

966.4 -0.8 6.7 7.5 4.9 -1.7

Florists

4531

82.7 -5.2 9.8 15.9 3.1 -6.2

Office supplies, stationery and gift stores

4532

325.4 -0.3 4.7 4.9 -0.5 -4.9

Used merchandise stores

4533

214.6 -6.9 9.0 17.0 18.7 8.9

Other miscellaneous store retailers

4539

343.7 4.2 7.2 2.8 4.4 -2.6

Nonstore retailers

454

624.8 5.5 8.0 2.3 10.0 1.9

Electronic shopping and mail-order houses

4541

333.2 3.1 9.9 6.6 14.8 4.5

Vending machine operators

4542

44.0 7.5 -0.5 -7.4 -4.6 -4.2

Direct selling establishments

4543

247.6 3.8 1.7 -2.0 3.8 2.0

Food Services and Drinking Places

Food services and drinking places

722

10,211.9 -0.1 4.6 4.7 6.4 1.8

Full-service restaurants

7221

4,788.4 1.0 5.8 4.7 7.0 1.1

Limited-service eating places

7222

4,328.2 -2.0 3.1 5.2 6.0 2.8

Special food services

7223

721.4 0.9 6.0 5.0 4.9 -1.0

Drinking places, alcoholic beverages

7224

373.9 7.6 4.5 -2.9 7.5 2.9