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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 ANNUAL        1.6 r          2.1            0.5 r          2.0 r          1.9 r          0.4 r

2015 IV           -1.8 r         -1.2 r          0.6 r          2.9 r          2.7 r          4.8 r
     III           6.9 r          4.0 r         -2.7            3.6 r          2.0 r         -3.1 r
     II            3.1 r          1.4           -1.7 r          5.6 r          2.6 r          2.4  
     I            -2.5 r         -2.4            0.1 r         -3.5 r         -0.6 r         -1.1  

2014 ANNUAL        2.0 r          4.2            2.1 r          2.3 r          0.6 r          0.2  

2014 IV            1.5 r          3.9            2.3 r          6.1 r          7.0 r          4.5  
     III           3.4 r          6.4            2.9 r          2.4 r          1.2 r         -0.9  
     II            3.6 r          8.7            4.9 r         -2.1 r         -4.4 r         -5.4 r
     I             2.6            1.5           -1.1            8.6            6.4            5.8  

2013 ANNUAL        0.8 r          1.8            1.1           -0.3 r         -1.8           -1.1  

2013 IV            0.6 r          5.5            4.9 r         -2.6 r         -3.9 r         -3.1  
     III          -0.5 r          1.4            1.9 r          1.5 r         -0.8 r          2.0  
     II            2.5 r         -0.3           -2.7 r          3.6 r          3.8 r          1.0  
     I            -0.2 r          3.4            3.6 r         -6.4 r         -7.7 r         -6.2  
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2015 ANNUAL        1.6 r          2.1            0.5 r          2.0 r          1.9 r          0.4 r

2015 IV            1.4 r          0.4 r         -0.9            2.1 r          1.7 r          0.7 r
     III           2.2 r          1.7           -0.5 r          2.9 r          2.7 r          0.7 r
     II            1.4 r          2.3            0.9 r          2.6 r          2.5 r          1.2  
     I             1.5 r          4.0            2.5 r          0.7 r          0.7 r         -0.8  

2014 ANNUAL        2.0 r          4.2            2.1 r          2.3 r          0.6 r          0.2  

2014 IV            2.8 r          5.1            2.2 r          3.7 r          2.4 r          0.9  
     III           2.5 r          5.5            2.9 r          1.5 r         -0.3 r         -1.0  
     II            1.5            4.2            2.6 r          1.3 r         -0.8 r         -0.3  
     I             1.3            2.0            0.7            2.7            1.3            1.4  

2013 ANNUAL        0.8 r          1.8            1.1           -0.3 r         -1.8           -1.1  

2013 IV            0.6            2.5            1.9           -1.0 r         -2.2 r         -1.6  
     III           1.0            1.7            0.7            0.9           -0.6           -0.1  
     II            0.8            1.1            0.2 r         -0.1           -1.4 r         -0.9  
     I             0.7 r          2.1            1.5           -1.1           -2.7 r         -1.8  
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                                         Indexes 2009=100

2015 ANNUAL      126.1 r        139.4 r        110.5 r        108.9 r         98.6 r         86.4 r

2015 IV          127.0 r        139.9 r        110.2 r        110.4 r         99.5 r         86.9 r
     III         127.5 r        140.3 r        110.0 r        109.6 r         98.8 r         85.9 r
     II          125.4 r        138.9          110.8 r        108.6 r         98.3 r         86.6 r
     I           124.5 r        138.4          111.2 r        107.1 r         97.7 r         86.1 r

2014 ANNUAL      124.1 r        136.5          110.0 r        106.7 r         96.7 r         86.0 r

2014 IV          125.3 r        139.3          111.2 r        108.1 r         97.8 r         86.3 r
     III         124.8 r        138.0          110.6 r        106.5 r         96.2 r         85.4 r
     II          123.8 r        135.9          109.8 r        105.9 r         95.9 r         85.6 r
     I           122.7 r        133.1          108.5 r        106.4 r         97.0 r         86.8 r

2013 ANNUAL      121.6 r        131.0          107.7 r        104.4 r         96.1 r         85.8 r

2013 IV          121.9 r        132.6          108.8 r        104.3 r         95.5 r         85.5 r
     III         121.7 r        130.8          107.5 r        104.9 r         96.5 r         86.2 r
     II          121.9 r        130.4          107.0 r        104.6 r         96.7 r         85.8 r
     I           121.1 r        130.4          107.7 r        103.6 r         95.8 r         85.6 r
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                      March 3, 2016
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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