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Table 2. Manufacturing Sector: Productivity and related measures, 1987-2008

Table 2.  Manufacturing sector: Productivity and related measures, 1987-2008			
										
Indexes 2005=100									
      
      Productivity	 	           Inputs
	
      Output  Output                                           Purc-    Comb-  
      per     per     Multi-   Sect-	   Cap-	 	       hased    ined
      hour    unit    factor   oral        ital                busi-    units 
      of all  of      Product- out-	   Serv-        Mater- ness     of all    
Year  persons capital ivity1   put  Hours2 ices4 Energy ials   services inputs3  
										
1987   51.0    96.6    75.9    62.9  123.2  65.1   84.9	 65.1	74.1	 82.8
1988   52.1    99.9    77.3    66.1  126.9  66.2   88.6	 66.0	80.7	 85.6
1989   52.6    99.2    76.9    67.2  127.7  67.8   88.1	 67.4	85.3	 87.4
1990   53.8    96.2    76.4    67.0  124.5  69.6   89.7	 68.6	86.3	 87.7
1991   55.2    92.4    76.1    65.8  119.3  71.3   89.4  68.3	85.5	 86.5
1992   57.3    93.2    75.6    68.0  118.7  73.0   88.5	 74.2	91.9	 90.0
1993   58.8    94.5    77.5    70.7  120.3  74.8   91.4	 74.7	92.6	 91.1
1994   60.8    97.5    79.6    74.8  123.1  76.8   94.6	 77.7	96.2	 94.0
1995   63.6    99.0    81.1    78.8  123.9  79.6   97.1	 81.8  100.9	 97.2
1996   65.9    98.4    81.4    81.4  123.6  82.8   94.4	 89.0  100.4	100.1
1997   69.5   101.2    83.6    87.4  125.8  86.4   92.4	 96.1  104.5	104.6
1998   73.3   101.7    85.8    92.1  125.5  90.5   95.4	102.3  104.1	107.3
1999   77.0   102.1    86.8    95.9  124.7  93.9  117.7	108.7  105.1	110.5
2000   80.4   102.3    89.9    98.9  123.1  96.7  128.4	106.7  103.7	110.0
2001   81.9    95.9    89.0    94.2  115.0  98.3  140.3	100.0  102.0	105.9
2002   87.9    94.6    91.8    93.9  106.9  99.2  108.6	101.0	98.7	102.3
2003   93.4    95.3    95.1    94.9  101.6  99.6   97.0	 99.3	98.1	 99.8
2004   95.5    97.2    98.6    96.6  101.1  99.3   90.8	 98.5	91.8	 97.9
2005  100.0   100.0   100.0   100.0  100.0 100.0  100.0	100.0  100.0	100.0
2006  100.8   100.6   102.3   101.5  100.7 100.9   92.2	 98.3   98.4	 99.3
2007  105.0   101.9   107.4   104.0   99.0 102.1   97.7	 91.3   97.6	 96.8
2008  104.7    96.4   106.7    99.4   95.0 103.2   95.2  86.4   92.3     93.2

1. Output per unit of combined hours, capital services, energy, materials, 
   and purchased business services inputs.
2. Hours at work of all persons.
3. Combined units of hours, capital services, energy, materials, 
   and purchased business services, superlative chained index.

Source:  Output data are from the Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of 
         Commerce, and modified by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 
         U.S. Department of Labor.  Compensation and hours data are from 
         the Bureau of Labor Statistics.  Capital measures are based on data 
         supplied by the Bureau of Economic Analysis.  
         See also Technical Notes in this release.

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Last Modified Date: October 30, 2020