Spotlight on Statistics

March 2013

BLS Spotlight on Statistics: Productivity

Chart Data

Growth in labor productivity, output, and hours by sector

Changes in output per hour, output, and hours by sector, 2000–2010
Industry Productivity Ouput Hours

Information(1)

5.4 1.9 -3.3

Manufacturing

3.3 -0.7 -3.9

Retail trade

2.7 1.8 -0.9

Wholesale trade

2.6 1.4 -1.2

Transportation and warehousing(1)

1.2 -0.4 -1.5

Accomodation and food services

0.7 1.0 0.3

Utilities(1)

0.5 -0.5 -1.0

Other services(1)

-0.1 -1.0 -1.0

Mining

-2.3 -0.1 2.3

Footnotes:
(1) Industry coverage is significant but less than 100 percent.

Source: Labor Productivity and Costs | Chart


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