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Table 2. Manufacturing sector: indexes of productivity and related measures, 1987-2011

Table 2. Manufacturing sector: indexes of productivity and related 
         measures, 1987-2011 

Indexes 2005=100

      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
1987    51.2   92.8    76.6  63.0  123.2   67.9  83.3   63.8    71.5    82.3
1988    52.2   95.9    78.2  66.3  126.9   69.1  86.8   64.5    77.7    84.8
1989    52.8   95.2    77.8  67.4  127.7   70.8  86.5   65.8    82.3    86.6
1990    53.9   92.4    77.2  67.2  124.5   72.7  88.1   66.9    83.5    87.0
1991    55.3   88.8    76.9  66.0  119.3   74.3  87.9   66.6    82.9    85.8
1992    57.5   89.7    76.4  68.2  118.7   76.0  87.0   72.4    89.0    89.2
1993    58.9   91.1    78.4  70.9  120.3   77.8  89.9   72.9    89.7    90.4
1994    61.0   94.1    80.4  75.1  123.1   79.8  93.1   76.1    93.2    93.3
1995    63.8   95.7    81.9  79.0  123.9   82.6  95.8   80.2    97.8    96.5
1996    66.1   95.1    82.1  81.7  123.6   85.9  93.3   87.4    97.4    99.5
1997    69.7   97.7    84.3  87.7  125.8   89.8  91.4   94.4   101.4   104.0
1998    73.5   98.4    85.4  92.3  125.5   93.8  94.9  102.3   104.9   108.1
1999    77.1   99.0    86.4  96.1  124.7   97.1 117.0  108.7   105.9   111.2
2000    80.5   99.5    89.5  99.0  123.1   99.5 127.6  106.6   104.4   110.6
2001    81.9   93.8    88.6  94.2  115.0  100.5 139.4   99.8   102.6   106.3
2002    87.9   93.3    91.5  93.9  106.9  100.7 107.8  100.8    99.3   102.6
2003    93.4   94.5    94.9  94.9  101.6  100.4  96.8   99.2    98.5    99.9
2004    95.5   96.9    98.5  96.5  101.1   99.6  90.7   98.4    92.4    98.0
2005   100.0  100.0   100.0 100.0  100.0  100.0 100.0  100.0   100.0   100.0
2006   100.9  100.9   102.3 101.6  100.7  100.7  95.8   98.9    97.3    99.3
2007   104.8  101.6   103.2 103.8   99.0  102.1  96.4   98.8   105.7   100.6
2008   104.2   94.7   102.6  99.1   95.1  104.6  97.1   93.9    95.6    96.6
2009   104.3   82.4   100.4  86.3   82.7  104.8  74.9   80.6    85.4    86.0
2010   110.9   88.0   104.8  91.7   82.7  104.2  76.1   84.6    86.5    87.5
2011   111.8   90.6   105.6  94.5   84.6  104.3  77.6   90.0    83.8    89.5

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 of the 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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