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

Labor productivity in the nonfarm business sector in the United States decreased at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 0.6 percent quarter-on-quarter in the first three months of 2016, lower than preliminary estimates of a 1 percent drop and a 1.7 percent decline in the previous period, final figures showed. Output increased 0.9 percent, higher than earlier estimates of 0.4 percent and hours worked went up 1.5 percent, in line with preliminary figures. Year-on-year, productivity increased 0.7 percent. Productivity in the United States averaged 61.80 Index Points from 1950 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 106.59 Index Points in the third quarter of 2015 and a record low of 27.57 Index Points in the first quarter of 1950. Productivity in the United States is reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
105.86 106.13 106.59 27.57 1950 - 2016 Index Points Quarterly
SA, 2009=100
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 June of 2016.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-03-03 01:30 PM Q4 -2.2% 2.0% -3.2% -3.0%
2016-05-04 12:30 PM Q1 -1% -1.7% -1.4% -1.6%
2016-06-07 12:30 PM Q1 -0.6% -1.7% -0.6% -1%
2016-08-09 12:30 PM Q2 -0.6%
2016-09-01 12:30 PM Q2 -0.6%
2016-11-03 01:30 PM Q3

United States Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.70 5.00 10.80 2.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 38.00 123.00 1115.00 -1967.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 25.00 171.00 1089.00 -814.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls 13.00 -11.00 427.00 -260.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls -10.00 2.00 572.00 -519.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 259.00 277.00 695.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 2142.00 2157.00 6635.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
ADP Employment Change 173.00 205.00 357.00 -881.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 151030.00 151004.00 151320.00 57635.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 7436.00 7920.00 15352.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 0.20 0.40 0.60 -0.20 percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.40 34.40 34.70 33.70 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.60 62.80 67.30 58.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.19 1.29 2.80 1.19 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 10.40 10.80 19.50 7.80 percent [+]
Productivity 105.86 106.13 106.59 27.57 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 109.67 108.59 109.67 17.12 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 6077.00 5729.00 6197.00 2132.00 Thousand [+]
Job Offers 5788.00 5670.00 5788.00 2196.00 Thousands [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 30157.00 105696.00 248475.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 21.49 21.46 21.49 2.50 USD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 20.41 20.40 20.41 1.27 USD/Hour [+]
Wage Growth 5.20 4.34 13.77 -5.77 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 7.25 7.25 7.25 0.25 USD/Hour [+]
Employment Cost Index 0.60 0.50 1.60 0.20 percent [+]
Labor Market Conditions Index -4.80 -0.90 28.50 -43.60 [+]
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 [+]
Part Time Employment 27936.00 27797.00 28134.00 10086.00 Thousand [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1750.00 1650.00 1750.00 1450.00 USD/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 4140.00 4090.00 4140.00 4000.00 USD/Month [+]
Living Wage Family 2600.00 2740.00 2740.00 2600.00 USD/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1620.00 1670.00 1670.00 1620.00 USD/Month [+]
Full Time Employment 123135.00 123194.00 123447.00 64640.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 59.70 59.70 64.70 55.00 percent [+]




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Australia 102.30 Mar/16
Austria 100.80 Mar/16
Belgium 93.50 Mar/16
Brazil 119.76 May/16
Bulgaria 98.10 Mar/16
Canada 106.33 Mar/16
Croatia 107.50 Apr/16
Cyprus 102.70 Mar/16
Czech Republic 97.30 Mar/16
Denmark 120.15 Mar/16
Estonia 101.60 Mar/16
Euro Area 102.60 Mar/16
European Union 102.00 Mar/16
Finland 98.30 Mar/16
France 112.16 Mar/16
Germany 102.90 Apr/16
Greece 87.60 Mar/16
Hong Kong 153.70 Dec/14
Hungary 92.30 Mar/16
Ireland 115.90 Mar/16
Italy 109.01 Mar/16
Japan 107.00 Mar/16
Latvia 104.50 Mar/16
Lithuania 104.10 Mar/16
Luxembourg 104.20 Mar/16
Malta 103.20 Mar/16
Mauritius 118.90 Dec/15
Mexico 109.20 Apr/16
Netherlands 31.97 Mar/16
New Zealand 169.04 Mar/16
Norway 122.51 Mar/16
Poland 107.70 Mar/16
Portugal 99.00 Mar/16
Romania 108.30 Mar/16
Russia 201.63 Dec/10
Singapore 118.30 Dec/15
Slovakia 104.00 Mar/16
Slovenia 98.70 Mar/16
South Korea 97.90 Dec/15
Spain 102.30 Mar/16
Sweden 102.60 Mar/16
Switzerland 123.93 Dec/15
Taiwan 108.74 Apr/16
United Kingdom 102.50 Dec/15
United States 105.86 Mar/16