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Table 3. Manufacturing sector: Productivity, hourly compensation, and unit labor costs, seasonally adjusted





Table 3. Manufacturing sector: Productivity, hourly compensation, and unit labor costs,
seasonally adjusted
                                                                              Real
                 Output                                        Compen-        compen-
 Year            per hour                      Hours           sation         sation         Unit
 and             of all                        of all          per hour       per hour       labor
 quarter         persons        Output         persons           (1)            (2)          costs
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                      Percent change from previous quarter at annual rate(5)

2014 ANNUAL        2.2 r          3.8 r          1.6 r          2.3 r          0.6 r          0.1 r

2014 IV           -0.1 r          4.3 r          4.4 r          1.4 r          2.7 r          1.5 r
     III           3.5 r          4.9 r          1.4 r          2.1 r          1.0 r         -1.3 r
     II            3.7            7.3            3.4           -1.9           -4.8           -5.4  
     I             2.6 r          1.6           -1.0 r          8.3 r          6.3 r          5.5  

2013 ANNUAL        1.9 r          2.7            0.8 r          0.5 r         -0.9 r         -1.4  

2013 IV            0.8 r          4.7            3.9 r          0.3 r         -0.9 r         -0.5  
     III           0.2 r          1.7            1.5 r          0.2 r         -1.8 r          0.0  
     II            3.9 r          1.5           -2.3 r          3.0 r          2.5 r         -0.9  
     I             2.4 r          4.8            2.3 r         -2.9 r         -4.0 r         -5.2  

2012 ANNUAL        1.0            3.3            2.3            1.8 r         -0.3            0.8  

2012 IV            2.3 r          2.4            0.1 r          4.7 r          2.2 r          2.4  
     III           0.6 r          1.2            0.6 r         -1.6 r         -3.2 r         -2.1  
     II            0.6 r          2.4            1.8 r         -0.1 r         -1.4 r         -0.7  
     I             2.9 r          6.1            3.0 r         10.8 r          8.5 r          7.6  
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2014 ANNUAL        2.2 r          3.8 r          1.6 r          2.3 r          0.6 r          0.1 r

2014 IV            2.4 r          4.5 r          2.0 r          2.4            1.2            0.0 r
     III           2.6 r          4.6            1.9 r          2.1 r          0.3 r         -0.5 r
     II            1.8 r          3.8            2.0 r          1.6 r         -0.4 r         -0.2  
     I             1.9 r          2.4            0.5 r          2.9 r          1.5 r          1.0  

2013 ANNUAL        1.9 r          2.7            0.8 r          0.5 r         -0.9 r         -1.4  

2013 IV            1.8 r          3.2            1.3 r          0.1 r         -1.1 r         -1.7  
     III           2.2 r          2.6            0.4 r          1.2 r         -0.3 r         -1.0  
     II            2.3 r          2.4            0.2 r          0.8 r         -0.7 r         -1.5  
     I             1.5            2.7            1.2 r          0.0           -1.6           -1.5 r

2012 ANNUAL        1.0            3.3            2.3            1.8 r         -0.3            0.8  

2012 IV            1.6 r          3.0            1.4 r          3.4 r          1.4 r          1.7  
     III           0.6            3.2            2.5 r          1.0 r         -0.7            0.4  
     II            1.4 r          4.0            2.5 r          1.7 r         -0.2 r          0.3  
     I             0.4            3.2            2.7 r          1.1 r         -1.6 r          0.7  
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                                         Indexes 2009=100

2014 ANNUAL      112.6 r        120.3 r        106.9 r        107.8 r         97.6 r         95.7 r

2014 IV          113.3 r        122.5 r        108.2 r        108.2 r         98.0 r         95.5 r
     III         113.3 r        121.2 r        107.0 r        107.8 r         97.3 r         95.2 r
     II          112.4 r        119.8          106.6 r        107.3 r         97.1 r         95.5 r
     I           111.3 r        117.7          105.7 r        107.8 r         98.3 r         96.8 r

2013 ANNUAL      110.2 r        115.9          105.2 r        105.4 r         97.0 r         95.6 r

2013 IV          110.6 r        117.2          106.0 r        105.6 r         96.8 r         95.5 r
     III         110.4 r        115.9          105.0 r        105.6 r         97.0 r         95.6 r
     II          110.4 r        115.4          104.6 r        105.5 r         97.5 r         95.6  
     I           109.3 r        115.0          105.2 r        104.7 r         96.9 r         95.8 r

2012 ANNUAL      108.1 r        112.8          104.4 r        104.8 r         97.9 r         97.0  

2012 IV          108.7 r        113.6          104.6 r        105.5 r         97.9 r         97.1 r
     III         108.0 r        113.0          104.6 r        104.3 r         97.3 r         96.6  
     II          107.9 r        112.7          104.4 r        104.7 r         98.1 r         97.1 r
     I           107.7          112.0          104.0          104.7           98.5           97.2  
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                      March 5, 2015
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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