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Table 5. Nondurable manufacturing sector: Productivity, hourly compensation, and unit labor costs, seasonally adjusted





Table 5. Nondurable 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             0.0            0.5            0.5            2.0            5.2            2.0  

2014 ANNUAL        1.7 r          2.1 r          0.5            2.9 r          1.2            1.2 r

2014 IV           -0.9 r          5.3 r          6.3 r          1.9 r          2.7 r          2.9 r
     III           4.3 r          2.7 r         -1.4            2.7            1.6           -1.4 r
     II            4.1            4.0            0.0           -0.6           -3.0 r         -4.5  
     I             2.3            1.4           -0.9            6.2            4.1 r          3.9  

2013 ANNUAL        1.1            1.3            0.2            1.4            0.0            0.4  

2013 IV           -0.1            2.3            2.4            5.2            3.7 r          5.3  
     III          -1.7           -0.4            1.2           -1.2           -3.5 r          0.4  
     II            1.7           -0.1           -1.8            2.9            3.1 r          1.2  
     I             3.4            3.1           -0.3           -0.5           -1.9 r         -3.8  
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2015 I             1.8            3.1            1.3            1.5            1.6           -0.3  

2014 ANNUAL        1.7 r          2.1 r          0.5            2.9 r          1.2            1.2 r

2014 IV            2.4 r          3.3 r          0.9 r          2.5 r          1.3 r          0.1  
     III           2.6            2.6            0.0            3.4            1.6 r          0.7  
     II            1.1            1.8            0.7            2.3            0.3            1.2  
     I             0.5            0.8            0.2            3.2            1.8            2.7  

2013 ANNUAL        1.1            1.3            0.2            1.4            0.0            0.4  

2013 IV            0.8            1.2            0.4            1.5            0.3            0.7  
     III           1.1            0.9           -0.1            1.0           -0.5            0.0  
     II            1.5            1.5            0.0            1.6            0.2            0.1  
     I             0.8            1.5            0.6            1.5           -0.1            0.7  
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                                         Indexes 2009=100

2015 I           107.5          110.3          102.6          110.6          100.9          102.9  

2014 ANNUAL      106.9 r        108.5 r        101.5 r        109.4 r         99.1 r        102.3 r

2014 IV          107.5 r        110.2 r        102.5 r        110.1 r         99.6 r        102.4 r
     III         107.8 r        108.8 r        100.9          109.6           99.0 r        101.6 r
     II          106.7          108.1          101.3          108.8           98.6 r        102.0  
     I           105.6          107.0          101.3          109.0           99.3 r        103.2  

2013 ANNUAL      105.2          106.2          101.0          106.3           97.9 r        101.1  

2013 IV          105.0          106.6          101.5          107.4           98.3 r        102.2  
     III         105.1          106.0          100.9          106.0           97.4 r        100.9  
     II          105.5          106.1          100.6          106.3           98.3 r        100.8  
     I           105.0          106.2          101.1          105.6           97.6 r        100.5  
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                        May 6, 2015
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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