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Table 4. Durable manufacturing sector: Productivity, hourly compensation, and unit labor costs, seasonally adjusted



Table 4. Durable manufacturing sector: Productivity, hourly compensation, and unit labor costs,
seasonally adjusted
                                                                              Real
                 Output                                        Compen-        compen-
 Year            per hour                      Hours           sation         sation         Unit
 and             of all                        of all          per hour       per hour       labor
 quarter         persons        Output         persons           (1)            (2)          costs
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                      Percent change from previous quarter at annual rate(5)

2012 II            4.3            6.2            1.9           -0.8           -1.5           -4.9  
     I            10.9 r         16.3 r          4.8 r          5.2 r          2.6 r         -5.2 r

2011 ANNUAL        3.8 r          7.8 r          3.9            2.9 r         -0.2 r         -0.8 r

2011 IV            1.7 r          9.2 r          7.5           -8.0 r         -9.1 r         -9.5 r
     III           8.3            7.3           -0.9            1.5 r         -1.6 r         -6.3 r
     II           -2.9            1.6            4.6           -3.6 r         -7.7 r         -0.7 r
     I             4.2           11.1            6.6           13.4 r          8.5 r          8.9 r

2010 ANNUAL       10.6 r         10.5 r         -0.1            1.0 r         -0.6 r         -8.7 r

2010 IV            4.4 r          5.0 r          0.5            2.3 r         -0.7 r         -2.1  
     III           2.6 r          9.6 r          6.8           -1.0 r         -2.4 r         -3.5 r
     II           18.0 r         20.7 r          2.3            7.9 r          8.3 r         -8.6 r
     I            10.3 r         14.3 r          3.6           -7.0 r         -7.8 r        -15.7 r
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                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2012 II            6.2            9.7            3.3           -0.7           -2.5           -6.5  
     I             4.4 r          8.5 r          3.9 r         -1.4           -4.1           -5.5 r

2011 ANNUAL        3.8 r          7.8 r          3.9            2.9 r         -0.2 r         -0.8 r

2011 IV            2.7            7.2            4.4            0.5 r         -2.7 r         -2.2 r
     III           3.4            6.2 r          2.6            3.2 r         -0.5 r         -0.2 r
     II            2.0 r          6.7 r          4.6            2.6 r         -0.7 r          0.5 r
     I             7.1 r         11.4 r          4.0            5.5 r          3.3 r         -1.5 r

2010 ANNUAL       10.6 r         10.5 r         -0.1            1.0 r         -0.6 r         -8.7 r

2010 IV            8.7 r         12.2 r          3.3            0.4 r         -0.8 r         -7.6 r
     III           9.8 r         13.3 r          3.2            0.7 r         -0.6 r         -8.4 r
     II           13.9 r         13.7 r         -0.2            1.0 r         -0.7 r        -11.3 r
     I             9.9 r          2.9 r         -6.4            2.0 r         -0.4 r         -7.3 r
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                                         Indexes 2005=100

2012 II          120.3          103.3           85.9          118.9          101.5           98.9  
     I           119.0 r        101.7 r         85.5 r        119.2 r        101.9 r        100.1 r

2011 ANNUAL      114.7 r         95.4 r         83.2          119.6 r        103.8 r        104.3 r

2011 IV          116.0 r         98.0 r         84.5          117.7 r        101.2 r        101.5 r
     III         115.5 r         95.8 r         83.0          120.2 r        103.7 r        104.0 r
     II          113.2 r         94.2 r         83.2          119.7 r        104.1 r        105.7 r
     I           114.1 r         93.8 r         82.2          120.8 r        106.2 r        105.9 r

2010 ANNUAL      110.5 r         88.5 r         80.1          116.2 r        104.0 r        105.1 r

2010 IV          112.9 r         91.4 r         80.9          117.1 r        104.1 r        103.7 r
     III         111.7 r         90.3 r         80.8          116.4 r        104.3 r        104.3 r
     II          111.0 r         88.2 r         79.5          116.7 r        104.9 r        105.2 r
     I           106.5 r         84.2 r         79.0          114.5 r        102.8 r        107.6 r
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See footnotes following Table 6.                                                     August 8, 2012
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Last Modified Date: October 29, 2020