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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 II            2.8 r          1.2 r         -1.6           -0.1 r         -3.0 r         -2.9 r
     I            -2.3 r         -2.4 r         -0.1           -3.4 r         -0.4 r         -1.1 r

2014 ANNUAL        1.9            4.2            2.3            2.1            0.5            0.2  

2014 IV            0.5            3.9            3.3            5.0            5.9            4.5  
     III           3.2            6.4            3.1            2.3            1.1           -0.9  
     II            3.0            8.7            5.5           -2.6           -5.0           -5.5  
     I             2.6            1.5           -1.1            8.6            6.4            5.8  

2013 ANNUAL        0.7            1.8            1.1           -0.4           -1.8           -1.1  

2013 IV            0.7            5.5            4.8           -2.5           -3.8           -3.1  
     III          -0.3            1.4            1.7            1.7           -0.6            2.0  
     II            2.4           -0.3           -2.6            3.5            3.7            1.0  
     I            -0.5            3.4            3.9           -6.7           -8.0           -6.2  
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2015 II            1.0 r          2.2 r          1.2 r          0.9 r          0.8 r         -0.1  
     I             1.1            4.0 r          2.9            0.3 r          0.3 r         -0.8 r

2014 ANNUAL        1.9            4.2            2.3            2.1            0.5            0.2  

2014 IV            2.3            5.1            2.7            3.2            2.0            0.9  
     III           2.4            5.5            3.0            1.3           -0.4           -1.0  
     II            1.5            4.2            2.7            1.2           -0.9           -0.3  
     I             1.3            2.0            0.7            2.7            1.3            1.4  

2013 ANNUAL        0.7            1.8            1.1           -0.4           -1.8           -1.1  

2013 IV            0.6            2.5            1.9           -1.1           -2.3           -1.6  
     III           1.0            1.7            0.7            0.9           -0.6           -0.1  
     II            0.8            1.1            0.3           -0.1           -1.5           -0.9  
     I             0.6            2.1            1.5           -1.1           -2.8           -1.8  
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                                         Indexes 2009=100

2015 II          124.8 r        138.9 r        111.2 r        106.7 r         96.6 r         85.4 r
     I           124.0 r        138.4 r        111.7          106.7 r         97.3 r         86.1 r

2014 ANNUAL      123.9          136.5          110.2          106.5           96.5           86.0  

2014 IV          124.7          139.3          111.7          107.6           97.4           86.3  
     III         124.5          138.0          110.8          106.3           96.0           85.4  
     II          123.6          135.9          110.0          105.7           95.8           85.6  
     I           122.6          133.1          108.5          106.4           97.0           86.8  

2013 ANNUAL      121.6          131.0          107.8          104.3           96.1           85.8  

2013 IV          121.9          132.6          108.8          104.2           95.5           85.5  
     III         121.7          130.8          107.5          104.9           96.4           86.2  
     II          121.8          130.4          107.1          104.5           96.6           85.8  
     I           121.0          130.4          107.8          103.6           95.7           85.6  
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                  September 2, 2015
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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