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Table 1. Manufacturing sector: productivity and related measures for the 1987-2011 period

Table 1. Manufacturing sector: productivity and related measures for the 
         1987-2011 period

Annual percent change from previous year

      Productivity               Inputs

      Output  Output  Multi-                                  Pur-     Com-
      per     per     factor Sec-         Capi-               chased   bined
      hour    unit    Pro-   toral        tal                 busi-    units 
      of all  of      ducti- out-         Ser-   Ener- Mate-  ness     of all
Year  persons capital vity1  put   Hours2 vices  gy    rials  services inputs3
1988   2.1     3.3     2.0   5.2    3.0    1.8   4.1    1.0     8.7      3.1
1989   1.0    -0.7    -0.5   1.6    0.6    2.4  -0.3    2.1     5.8      2.1
1990   2.2    -3.0    -0.7  -0.3   -2.5    2.7   1.9    1.7     1.5      0.4
1991   2.6    -3.9    -0.4  -1.7   -4.2    2.3  -0.3   -0.5    -0.8     -1.3
1992   3.8     1.0    -0.6   3.3   -0.5    2.2  -1.0    8.6     7.5      4.0
1993   2.6     1.5     2.6   3.9    1.3    2.4   3.4    0.8     0.8      1.3
1994   3.5     3.3     2.6   5.9    2.3    2.5   3.6    4.3     3.9      3.3
1995   4.5     1.7     1.8   5.2    0.7    3.5   2.9    5.4     4.9      3.4
1996   3.6    -0.6     0.3   3.4   -0.2    4.1  -2.7    9.0    -0.3      3.1
1997   5.4     2.8     2.7   7.3    1.8    4.5  -2.0    8.0     4.1      4.5
1998   5.5     0.7     1.3   5.2   -0.3    4.5   3.8    8.4     3.4      3.9
1999   4.8     0.6     1.2   4.1   -0.7    3.5  23.3    6.2     0.9      2.9
2000   4.4     0.5     3.6   3.0   -1.3    2.5   9.1   -1.9    -1.4     -0.6
2001   1.8    -5.8    -1.0  -4.8   -6.5    1.0   9.2   -6.4    -1.7     -3.8
2002   7.2    -0.6     3.3  -0.4   -7.1    0.2 -22.6    1.0    -3.2     -3.6
2003   6.3     1.3     3.7   1.1   -4.9   -0.3 -10.2   -1.6    -0.8     -2.5
2004   2.3     2.5     3.7   1.7   -0.5   -0.7  -6.3   -0.8    -6.3     -1.9
2005   4.7     3.2     1.5   3.6   -1.1    0.4  10.3    1.6     8.3      2.0
2006   0.9     0.9     2.3   1.6    0.7    0.7  -4.2   -1.1    -2.7     -0.7
2007   3.8     0.7     0.8   2.1   -1.6    1.4   0.6   -0.1     8.6      1.3
2008  -0.6    -6.8    -0.5  -4.5   -4.0    2.4   0.7   -5.0    -9.6     -4.1
2009   0.1   -13.0    -2.2 -12.9  -13.0    0.1 -22.8  -14.2   -10.6    -10.9
2010   6.3     6.8     4.5   6.3    0.0   -0.5   1.6    5.0     1.3      1.7
2011   0.8     3.0     0.8   3.1    2.3    0.1   2.0    6.3    -3.1      2.3

1. Output per combined units of hours, capital services, energy, materials,
   and purchased business services.
2. Hours at work of all persons.
3. Combined units of hours, capital services, energy, materials, and
   purchased business services, chained superlative index.

Source:  The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) develops productivity measures
         using output data published by the Bureau ofthe Census, U.S.
         Department of Commerce, and modified by BLS. Compensation and hours 
         data are from the BLS. Capital measures are based on data supplied 
         by the BEA, U.S. Department of Commerce. See also Technical Notes in 
         this release.

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Last Modified Date: June 19, 2013
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