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Table 3. Multifactor productivity measures for manufacturing industries in selected periods, 1987-2008

Table 3. Multifactor productivity measures for manufacturing industries
in selected periods, 1987-2008

Compound annual growth rates 


                    1987-   1987-   1990-   1995-   2000-   2007- 
                    2008    1990    1995    2000    2007    2008  

								
Manufacturing         1.6     0.2     1.2     2.1     2.6    -0.7
						
Nondurable            0.5    -0.5     0.6     0.1     1.6    -1.6
  manufacturing
Food, beverage,       0.1    -1.5     1.5    -1.3     1.1    -2.0
  and tobacco
  products
Textile mills         0.9     1.2     0.7     1.3     1.4    -5.8
  and textile
  product mills
Apparel, leather,    -0.4    -0.2     2.5     0.2    -2.5    -2.2
  and allied
  products
Paper products	      0.5    -0.3    -0.1     0.8     1.2    -0.3
Printing and          0.5     0.8    -0.3    -0.4     1.4     1.9
  related support
  activities
Petroleum and coal    0.7     0.3     0.5     0.8     0.6     4.4
  products
Chemical products     0.5    -1.0    -0.8     0.2     3.4    -7.1
Plastics and rubber   0.6     0.6     0.6     1.3     0.6    -3.9
  products
						
Durable manufacturing 2.4     0.8     1.6     3.5     3.3     0.3
Wood products 	     -0.1     0.9    -1.2    -0.3     1.1    -4.6
Nonmetallic mineral   0.3     0.2     1.0     0.2     0.3    -2.1
  products
Primary metals        0.6     1.0     0.2     0.3     0.6     2.1
Fabricated metal      0.6    -0.1     1.0     0.0     0.7     2.1
  products
Machinery 	     -0.2     1.0    -1.7    -1.3     1.3    -0.9
Computer and         10.6     5.6     9.6    15.7    10.6     6.7
  electronic
  products
Electrical           -0.5    -2.3    -2.4    -2.1     2.1     5.8
  equipment,
  appliances,
  and components
Transportation        0.4    -1.7    -0.3     0.8     2.3    -5.0
  equipment
Furniture and         0.3    -0.8     0.7     0.6     0.7    -2.0
  related products
Miscellaneous         1.8     2.3     0.2     2.6     2.1     2.4
  manufacturing


Note: Multifactor productivity measures by industry do not sum up to aggregate 
      manufacturing measures because industry measures exclude transactions 
      only within the specific industry while the aggregate manufacturing 
      measures also exclude transactions between all manufacturing industries.

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Last Modified Date: October 30, 2020