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Table 4. Durable manufacturing sector: Productivity, hourly compensation, and unit labor costs, seasonally adjusted





Table 4. Durable 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 I            -2.3           -2.7           -0.4            1.3            4.4            3.7  

2014 ANNUAL        3.0            5.3            2.3            1.9            0.2 r         -1.1 r

2014 IV            0.1 r          3.4            3.3 r          1.2 r          2.0 r          1.1 r
     III           3.6 r          6.7            3.1            1.7            0.5 r         -1.8  
     II            4.4           10.2            5.5           -2.7           -5.1 r         -6.9  
     I             2.9            1.8           -1.1            9.4            7.2 r          6.3  

2013 ANNUAL        3.0            4.2            1.1            0.0           -1.4           -3.0  

2013 IV            2.0            6.9            4.8           -2.3           -3.6 r         -4.2  
     III           1.9            3.6            1.7            0.9           -1.4 r         -0.9  
     II            5.7            2.9           -2.6            3.1            3.3 r         -2.5  
     I             2.3            6.4            3.9           -4.4           -5.7 r         -6.6  
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2015 I             1.4            4.3            2.9            0.3            0.4           -1.1  

2014 ANNUAL        3.0            5.3            2.3            1.9            0.2 r         -1.1 r

2014 IV            2.7 r          5.5            2.7 r          2.3 r          1.1 r         -0.5 r
     III           3.2            6.4 r          3.0            1.4           -0.4           -1.8  
     II            2.8            5.6            2.7            1.2           -0.8           -1.6  
     I             3.1            3.8            0.7            2.7            1.3           -0.4  

2013 ANNUAL        3.0            4.2            1.1            0.0           -1.4           -3.0  

2013 IV            3.0            4.9            1.9           -0.7           -1.9           -3.6  
     III           3.4            4.1            0.7            1.2           -0.3           -2.1  
     II            3.2            3.5            0.3            0.3           -1.1           -2.8  
     I             2.6            4.1            1.5           -0.8           -2.5           -3.3  
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                                         Indexes 2009=100

2015 I           123.2          137.5          111.6          107.2           97.7           87.0  

2014 ANNUAL      123.1 r        135.7 r        110.2 r        106.6 r         96.6 r         86.6 r

2014 IV          123.9 r        138.4 r        111.7 r        106.8 r         96.7 r         86.2 r
     III         123.9 r        137.3 r        110.8          106.5           96.2 r         86.0 r
     II          122.8          135.1          110.0          106.1           96.1 r         86.4  
     I           121.5          131.8          108.5          106.8           97.3 r         87.9  

2013 ANNUAL      119.5          128.8          107.8          104.6           96.3 r         87.5  

2013 IV          120.6          131.2          108.8          104.4           95.7 r         86.6  
     III         120.0          129.1          107.5          105.0           96.6 r         87.5  
     II          119.5          127.9          107.1          104.8           96.9 r         87.7  
     I           117.8          127.0          107.8          104.0           96.1 r         88.3  
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                        May 6, 2015
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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