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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)

2015 II            2.3 r          1.3 r         -0.9 r          0.1 r         -2.8 r         -2.2 r
     I            -0.6           -0.5            0.1           -2.2 r          0.8 r         -1.6 r

2014 ANNUAL        1.3            2.9            1.6            2.7            1.0            1.4  

2014 IV           -0.4            4.0            4.4            4.3            5.1            4.7  
     III           2.9            4.4            1.4            2.7            1.5           -0.2  
     II            2.8            6.3            3.4           -1.8           -4.2           -4.4  
     I             2.0            1.0           -1.0            8.7            6.5            6.5  

2013 ANNUAL        0.7            1.5            0.8            0.2           -1.2           -0.5  

2013 IV           -0.5            3.4            3.9           -0.3           -1.6            0.2  
     III          -0.9            0.6            1.5            1.0           -1.3            1.9  
     II            2.5            0.1           -2.3            4.1            4.3            1.6  
     I             1.1            3.5            2.3           -5.4           -6.7           -6.4  
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2015 II            1.0 r          2.3            1.2            1.2 r          1.1 r          0.2  
     I             1.2            3.5            2.3            0.7 r          0.8 r         -0.4 r

2014 ANNUAL        1.3            2.9            1.6            2.7            1.0            1.4  

2014 IV            1.8            3.9            2.0            3.4            2.2            1.5  
     III           1.8            3.7            1.9            2.2            0.5            0.4  
     II            0.8            2.8            2.0            1.8           -0.2            1.0  
     I             0.8            1.3            0.5            3.3            1.9            2.5  

2013 ANNUAL        0.7            1.5            0.8            0.2           -1.2           -0.5  

2013 IV            0.5            1.9            1.3           -0.2           -1.4           -0.7  
     III           1.1            1.5            0.4            0.9           -0.6           -0.2  
     II            1.0            1.2            0.2            0.4           -0.9           -0.6  
     I             0.1            1.2            1.2           -0.3           -2.0           -0.4  
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                                         Indexes 2009=100

2015 II          121.1 r        130.7 r        107.9 r        108.4 r         98.1 r         89.5 r
     I           120.4 r        130.2 r        108.2          108.4 r         98.8 r         90.0 r

2014 ANNUAL      120.0          128.3          106.9          107.9           97.8           89.9  

2014 IV          120.6          130.4          108.2          109.0           98.6           90.4  
     III         120.7          129.1          107.0          107.8           97.4           89.3  
     II          119.8          127.8          106.6          107.1           97.0           89.4  
     I           119.0          125.8          105.7          107.6           98.1           90.4  

2013 ANNUAL      118.5          124.6          105.2          105.0           96.8           88.7  

2013 IV          118.4          125.5          106.0          105.4           96.5           89.0  
     III         118.6          124.5          105.0          105.4           96.9           88.9  
     II          118.8          124.3          104.6          105.2           97.3           88.5  
     I           118.1          124.2          105.2          104.1           96.2           88.2  
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                  September 2, 2015
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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