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Table 1. Percent change in output per hour, output, hours, compensation, and unit labor costs, 2007-2009


Table 1.   Percent change in output per hour, output, hours, compensation, and unit labor costs, 2007-2008

                                                                                      Percent change, 2007-2008
                                                                2008     ---------------------------------------------------
 NAICS                        Industry                       Employment   Output                        Labor     Unit labor
 code                                                       (thousands)  per hour   Output    Hours  compensation   costs

                          Wholesale Trade

42       Wholesale trade                                         6166      -0.3      -0.8      -0.5       1.2        1.9

423          Durable goods                                       3171       0.4      -1.1      -1.5       0.3        1.4
4231             Motor vehicles and parts                         351      -7.7     -10.9      -3.5      -4.2        7.6
4232             Furniture and furnishings                        122     -15.9     -10.3       6.8       3.7       15.5
4233             Lumber and construction supplies                 240      -1.1     -10.3      -9.3      -7.8        2.8
4234             Commercial equipment                             665       9.2       8.8      -0.3      -0.5       -8.6
4235             Metals and minerals                              136      -8.5      -7.4       1.2       6.0       14.5
4236             Electric goods                                   362       2.7       3.4       0.7       0.1       -3.3
4237             Hardware and plumbing                            258      -7.3      -9.6      -2.5       0.2       10.8
4238             Machinery and supplies                           697       6.5       4.7      -1.7       2.6       -1.9
4239             Miscellaneous durable goods                      340       2.9       2.6      -0.2       5.4        2.7

424          Nondurable goods                                    2141      -0.4      -0.5      -0.1       1.1        1.5
4241             Paper and paper products                         143      -8.5      -3.1       6.0      -1.1        2.0
4242             Druggists' goods                                 215       7.0       3.2      -3.6      -2.0       -5.0
4243             Apparel and piece goods                          157       4.6       2.2      -2.3      -4.3       -6.3
4244             Grocery and related products                     766      -3.5      -1.9       1.6       1.6        3.6
4245             Farm product raw materials                        79       1.7       3.3       1.5      17.8       14.0
4246             Chemicals                                        134       0.8      -3.3      -4.1      -0.7        2.7
4247             Petroleum                                        104       1.7       4.4       2.6       2.7       -1.6
4248             Alcoholic beverages                              164      -4.2       0.6       5.0       8.1        7.5
4249             Miscellaneous nondurable goods                   379      -6.9     -10.4      -3.8       1.5       13.3

425          Electronic markets and agents and brokers            854      -2.6      -0.2       2.5       4.5        4.7
4251             Electronic markets and agents and brokers        854      -2.6      -0.2       2.5       4.5        4.7

                            Retail Trade

44-45    Retail trade                                           16328      -1.8      -3.6      -1.8      -1.3        2.4

441          Motor vehicle and parts dealers                     1931      -8.9     -12.5      -3.9      -6.2        7.1
4411             Automobile dealers                              1240      -9.3     -14.2      -5.4      -8.0        7.3
4412             Other motor vehicle dealers                      175       1.6      -4.2      -5.7      -8.2       -4.2
4413             Auto parts, accessories, and tire stores         516      -3.9      -3.6       0.4       1.2        4.9

442          Furniture and home furnishings stores                579       0.3      -7.4      -7.6     -10.2       -3.1
4421             Furniture stores                                 281      -1.3      -6.6      -5.4     -11.0       -4.8
4422             Home furnishings stores                          298       1.9      -8.3     -10.0      -9.4       -1.2

443          Electronics and appliance stores                     577      15.9       7.8      -7.0      -0.1       -7.3
4431             Electronics and appliance stores                 577      15.9       7.8      -7.0      -0.1       -7.3

444          Building material and garden supply stores          1305       0.8      -4.2      -4.9      -2.9        1.3
4441             Building material and supplies dealers          1147      -2.1      -7.1      -5.1      -3.3        4.0
4442             Lawn and garden equipment and supplies stor      158      20.8      16.6      -3.5       1.1      -13.3

445          Food and beverage stores                            2978      -1.8      -0.6       1.2       4.5        5.1
4451             Grocery stores                                  2558      -1.4      -0.6       0.8       4.3        5.0
4452             Specialty food stores                            257      -8.1      -7.0       1.2       3.3       11.1
4453             Beer, wine and liquor stores                     163      -4.9       2.9       8.2       9.4        6.3

446          Health and personal care stores                     1048       0.4       1.9       1.5       3.1        1.2
4461             Health and personal care stores                 1048       0.4       1.9       1.5       3.1        1.2

447          Gasoline stations                                    860      -0.6      -4.4      -3.8      -0.7        3.9
4471             Gasoline stations                                860      -0.6      -4.4      -3.8      -0.7        3.9

448          Clothing and clothing accessories stores            1577       3.2      -2.4      -5.4      -1.7        0.7
4481             Clothing stores                                 1179       6.9      -0.8      -7.2      -2.3       -1.5
4482             Shoe stores                                      197      -1.2      -0.6       0.6      -1.8       -1.2
4483             Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores       201      -9.1     -11.8      -2.9       0.4       13.8

451          Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores        727       3.2       0.7      -2.4      -2.7       -3.3
4511             Sporting goods and musical instrument store      532       3.4       2.6      -0.8      -2.1       -4.6
4512             Book, periodical, and music stores               194       2.6      -4.1      -6.5      -4.1        0.0

452          General merchandise stores                          3070      -0.8       1.8       2.6       1.1       -0.7
4521             Department stores                               1557      -6.7      -4.5       2.4      -3.9        0.6
4529             Other general merchandise stores                1513       2.4       5.3       2.8       6.1        0.8

453          Miscellaneous store retailers                       1013       2.2      -1.2      -3.3      -5.2       -4.1
4531             Florists                                         111      19.0       0.5     -15.5      -8.5       -9.0
4532             Office supplies, stationery and gift stores      389      -2.9      -6.0      -3.1      -7.1       -1.2
4533             Used merchandise stores                          172      12.7       5.9      -6.1      -1.1       -6.5
4539             Other miscellaneous store retailers              342      -1.5       0.7       2.2      -4.0       -4.7

454          Nonstore retailers                                   665       1.5      -0.4      -1.9       1.1        1.6
4541             Electronic shopping and mail-order houses        305      -3.4       3.7       7.5       7.8        3.9
4542             Vending machine operators                         58      13.1      -2.2     -13.5      -5.4       -3.2
4543             Direct selling establishments                    303      -0.5      -9.8      -9.4      -5.9        4.4

                 Food Services and Drinking Places

722          Food services and drinking places                   9877      -0.7      -1.0      -0.2       2.7        3.7
7221             Full-service restaurants                        4640       0.5      -0.5      -0.9       2.1        2.6
7222             Limited-service eating places                   4191      -3.1      -2.6       0.5       3.3        6.1
7223             Special food services                            683       1.8       1.8       0.0       3.8        1.9
7224             Drinking places, alcoholic beverages             364       4.1       4.1      -0.1       1.2       -2.7

Last Modified Date: August 24, 2022