United States Nonfarm Labour Productivity  1950-2016 | Data | Chart

Labor productivity in the nonfarm business sector in the United States increased at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 3.1 percent during the third quarter of 2016, more than market expectations of a 2 percent gain and following a 0.2 percent decline in the previous period, preliminary figures showed. It was the first increase after three consecutive declines, as output increased 3.4 percent and hours worked increased 0.3 percent. Year-on-year, productivity was unchanged. Productivity in the United States averaged 62.18 Index Points from 1950 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 107.00 Index Points in the third quarter of 2015 and a record low of 27.60 Index Points in the first quarter of 1950.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-08-09 12:30 PM Q2 -0.5% -0.6% 0.4% 0.5%
2016-09-01 12:30 PM Q2 -0.6% -0.6% -0.6% -0.5%
2016-11-03 12:30 PM Q3 3.1% -0.2% 2%
2016-12-06 01:30 PM Q3 -0.6% 3.3% 3.1%
2017-02-03 01:30 PM Q4
2017-03-03 01:30 PM Q4




United States Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.60 4.90 10.80 2.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 178.00 142.00 1115.00 -1967.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls 22.00 7.00 427.00 -260.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 156.00 135.00 1089.00 -814.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls -4.00 -5.00 572.00 -519.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 268.00 251.00 695.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 2081.00 2043.00 6635.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
ADP Employment Change 216.00 119.00 336.00 -805.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 152085.00 151925.00 152085.00 57635.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 7400.00 7787.00 15352.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings -0.10 0.40 0.60 -0.30 percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.40 34.40 34.70 33.70 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.70 62.80 67.30 58.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.16 1.24 2.80 1.16 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 10.40 10.30 19.50 7.80 percent [+]
Productivity 106.90 106.10 107.00 27.60 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 109.90 109.80 109.90 17.12 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 5445.00 5562.00 6197.00 2132.00 Thousand [+]
Job Offers 5486.00 5453.00 5845.00 2196.00 Thousands [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 26936.00 30740.00 248475.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 21.72 21.68 21.72 2.50 USD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 20.60 20.59 20.60 1.27 USD/Hour [+]
Wage Growth 4.32 4.63 13.77 -5.77 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 7.25 7.25 7.25 0.25 USD/Hour [+]
Employment Cost Index 0.50 0.60 1.60 0.20 percent [+]
Labor Market Conditions Index 0.70 -0.10 32.40 -49.00 [+]
Population 321.57 319.07 321.57 76.09 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 66.00 66.00 66.00 66.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 66.00 66.00 66.00 66.00 [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1780.00 1810.00 1860.00 1450.00 USD/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 4130.00 4150.00 4150.00 4000.00 USD/Month [+]
Living Wage Family 2710.00 2680.00 2850.00 2680.00 USD/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1660.00 1650.00 1710.00 1650.00 USD/Month [+]
Part Time Employment 27727.00 27637.00 28134.00 10086.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 124193.00 124296.00 124301.00 64640.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 59.70 59.80 64.70 55.00 percent [+]



United States Nonfarm Labour Productivity Notes

In the United States, the productivity of nonfarm workers is measured as the output of goods and services per hour worked. Labor productivity is calculated by dividing an index of real output by an index of hours worked of all persons, including employees, proprietors, and unpaid family workers. . This page provides - United States Productivity - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United States Nonfarm Labour Productivity - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2016.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
106.90 106.10 107.00 27.60 1950 - 2016 Index Points Quarterly
SA, 2009=100



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Australia 103.50 Jun/16
Austria 103.90 Jun/16
Belgium 99.70 Jun/16
Brazil 139.55 Oct/16
Bulgaria 108.60 Jun/16
Canada 107.78 Sep/16
Croatia 104.90 Sep/16
Cyprus 103.60 Jun/16
Czech Republic 102.30 Jun/16
Denmark 118.58 Jun/16
Estonia 105.80 Jun/16
Euro Area 103.00 Jun/16
European Union 103.70 Jun/16
Finland 98.00 Jun/16
France 111.76 Jun/16
Germany 103.90 Sep/16
Greece 93.20 Jun/16
Hong Kong 155.20 Dec/15
Hungary 96.70 Jun/16
Ireland 131.70 Jun/16
Italy 110.69 Jun/16
Japan 97.90 Aug/16
Latvia 114.90 Jun/16
Lithuania 109.30 Jun/16
Luxembourg 103.20 Jun/16
Malta 105.10 Jun/16
Mauritius 118.90 Dec/15
Mexico 104.30 Sep/16
Netherlands 32.08 Sep/16
New Zealand 167.02 Jun/16
Norway 120.82 Sep/16
Poland 108.70 Jun/16
Portugal 103.40 Jun/16
Romania 112.50 Jun/16
Russia 0.90 Dec/14
Singapore 110.90 Sep/16
Slovakia 107.40 Jun/16
Slovenia 108.10 Jun/16
South Korea 96.40 Jun/16
Spain 104.10 Jun/16
Sweden 102.00 Jun/16
Switzerland 98.87 Jun/16
Taiwan 112.81 Sep/16
Thailand 107.43 Jun/16
United Kingdom 102.40 Sep/16
United States 106.90 Sep/16