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Table 2. Manufacturing sector: indexes of productivity and related measures, 1987-2012

Table 2. Manufacturing sector: indexes of productivity and related 
         measures, 1987-2012 

Indexes 2009=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    48.2  124.3    77.9  71.7  148.8   57.7 114.5   76.4    81.2    92.1
1988    49.3  127.8    79.6  75.6  153.3   59.1 119.3   76.8    88.4    94.9
1989    50.0  127.0    79.3  77.1  154.3   60.8 119.0   79.3    93.8    97.3
1990    51.2  123.1    78.5  77.0  150.4   62.6 121.3   81.7    95.3    98.1
1991    52.6  118.0    78.0  75.8  144.1   64.2 120.9   82.1    94.7    97.2
1992    54.4  118.4    77.4  78.0  143.4   65.9 119.7   89.4   101.7   100.7
1993    55.7  119.8    79.3  80.8  145.3   67.5 123.4   89.7   102.2   102.0
1994    57.6  123.8    81.4  85.6  148.7   69.1 127.8   93.5   106.1   105.1
1995    60.3  126.2    83.0  90.3  149.6   71.5 131.4   99.4   111.4   108.8
1996    62.5  125.2    83.0  93.4  149.4   74.6 127.8  110.5   110.8   112.6
1997    66.1  128.6    85.1 100.5  152.0   78.1 124.9  122.1   115.1   118.1
1998    70.1  129.7    86.1 106.2  151.6   81.9 130.9  134.7   120.6   123.4
1999    73.7  130.3    87.5 111.0  150.6   85.2 161.7  143.1   121.1   126.9
2000    77.7  131.3    90.6 115.5  148.7   87.9 181.2  144.4   118.5   127.4
2001    79.6  123.2    89.1 110.6  138.9   89.8 208.2  134.8   121.0   124.1
2002    85.8  121.8    91.5 110.7  129.1   90.9 155.4  139.6   119.4   121.1
2003    90.5  121.7    96.3 111.2  122.9   91.4 138.7  129.0   113.1   115.4
2004    92.7  123.8    98.7 113.3  122.2   91.5 131.7  133.1   105.8   114.8
2005    96.6  126.2    99.6 116.7  120.8   92.4 141.0  136.8   113.5   117.1
2006    97.1  125.9   102.1 118.1  121.7   93.8 131.4  131.8   110.1   115.6
2007   100.3  125.2   103.1 120.0  119.7   95.8 148.3  128.8   116.3   116.3
2008   100.3  116.7   102.7 115.2  114.9   98.7 138.0  124.0   103.3   112.1
2009   100.0  100.0   100.0 100.0  100.0  100.0 100.0  100.0   100.0   100.0
2010   106.2  105.4   104.9 106.2   99.9  100.7  96.1  103.4   101.3   101.2
2011   107.0  107.3   104.4 109.2  102.1  101.7 102.4  110.6   102.4   104.6
2012   108.0  109.6   105.0 112.8  104.4  103.0 108.8  112.4   110.3   107.4

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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