Department of Labor Logo United States Department of Labor
Dot gov

The .gov means it's official.
Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you're on a federal government site.

Https

The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.

Economic News Release
PRINT:Print
LPC LPC Program Links

Table 5. Nondurable manufacturing sector: Productivity, hourly compensation, and unit labor costs, seasonally adjusted



Table 5. Nondurable 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
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                      Percent change from previous quarter at annual rate(5)

2012 II           -4.0           -3.4            0.7            2.8            2.1            7.2  
     I            -0.1 r          3.5 r          3.7 r          4.9 r          2.3 r          5.0 r

2011 ANNUAL        2.3 r          1.9 r         -0.4            1.8 r         -1.3 r         -0.5 r

2011 IV            1.0            1.5            0.5           -2.7 r         -3.9 r         -3.6 r
     III           2.1            2.9            0.7           -1.2 r         -4.2 r         -3.3 r
     II            0.2           -0.2           -0.4           -0.1 r         -4.4 r         -0.3 r
     I             3.1            2.2           -0.8            5.2 r          0.6 r          2.1 r

2010 ANNUAL        3.0 r          3.2 r          0.2            1.3 r         -0.3 r         -1.6 r

2010 IV            4.6 r          1.7 r         -2.8            2.1 r         -0.9 r         -2.4  
     III           2.8 r          2.4 r         -0.4            4.8 r          3.3 r          2.0 r
     II           -0.2 r          4.7 r          4.9           -1.4           -1.0 r         -1.2 r
     I             1.8 r          3.7 r          1.9            0.1 r         -0.8 r         -1.7 r
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                    Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

2012 II           -0.3            1.1            1.4            0.9           -1.0            1.2  
     I             0.8 r          1.9 r          1.1 r          0.2 r         -2.6 r         -0.6 r

2011 ANNUAL        2.3 r          1.9 r         -0.4            1.8 r         -1.3 r         -0.5 r

2011 IV            1.6            1.6            0.0            0.3 r         -3.0 r         -1.3 r
     III           2.5 r          1.6 r         -0.9            1.5 r         -2.2 r         -1.0 r
     II            2.7 r          1.5 r         -1.1            3.0 r         -0.4 r          0.3  
     I             2.6 r          2.8 r          0.2            2.6 r          0.5 r          0.1 r

2010 ANNUAL        3.0 r          3.2 r          0.2            1.3 r         -0.3 r         -1.6 r

2010 IV            2.3 r          3.1 r          0.9            1.4 r          0.1 r         -0.9 r
     III           2.5 r          3.8 r          1.3            1.3 r          0.0 r         -1.2 r
     II            2.9 r          3.8 r          0.9            0.7 r         -1.1 r         -2.2 r
     I             4.2 r          2.0 r         -2.1            1.8 r         -0.5 r         -2.3 r
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                         Indexes 2005=100

2012 II          109.5           96.4           88.0          118.7          101.3          108.4  
     I           110.6 r         97.2 r         87.9 r        117.9 r        100.8 r        106.5 r

2011 ANNUAL      110.2 r         95.8 r         86.9          117.3 r        101.8 r        106.4 r

2011 IV          110.7 r         96.4 r         87.1          116.5 r        100.2 r        105.3 r
     III         110.4 r         96.0 r         87.0          117.3 r        101.2 r        106.2 r
     II          109.8 r         95.3 r         86.8          117.6 r        102.3 r        107.1 r
     I           109.8 r         95.4 r         86.9          117.7 r        103.4 r        107.2 r

2010 ANNUAL      107.7 r         94.0 r         87.3          115.2 r        103.1 r        107.0 r

2010 IV          108.9 r         94.9 r         87.1          116.2 r        103.3 r        106.7 r
     III         107.7 r         94.5 r         87.7          115.6 r        103.5 r        107.3 r
     II          107.0 r         93.9 r         87.8          114.2 r        102.7 r        106.8 r
     I           107.0 r         92.8 r         86.7          114.6 r        102.9 r        107.1 r
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
See footnotes following Table 6.                                                     August 8, 2012
r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Table of Contents

Last Modified Date: October 29, 2020