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

Hourly output per worker in nonfarm sector fell at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 3 percent qoq in last three months of 2015, following a downwardly revised 2.1 percent gain in the previous period and much worse than market expectations, preliminary estimates showed. It is the fastest drop since the first quarter of 2014 as GDP growth slowed sharply and hiring accelerated. Year-on-year, productivity grew 0.3 percent. Considering full 2015, average productivity increased 0.6 percent from 2014. Productivity in the United States averaged 61.45 Index Points from 1950 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 106.50 Index Points in the third quarter of 2015 and a record low of 27.56 Index Points in the first quarter of 1950. Productivity in the United States is reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

United States Nonfarm Labour Productivity
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
105.67 105.93 106.50 27.56 1950 - 2015 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 February of 2016.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-11-05 01:30 PM Q3 1.6% 3.5% -0.2%
2015-12-02 01:30 PM Q3 2.2% 3.5% 2.2% 1.6%
2016-02-04 01:30 PM Q4 -3.0% 2.1% -1.8% 1.3%
2016-03-03 01:30 PM Q4 2.1% -3.0% -3.0%
2016-05-04 12:30 PM Q1
2016-06-07 12:30 PM Q1

United States Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.90 5.00 10.80 2.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 151.00 262.00 1115.00 -1967.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 158.00 251.00 1089.00 -814.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls -7.00 11.00 427.00 -260.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls 29.00 13.00 572.00 -519.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 269.00 285.00 695.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 2239.00 2255.00 6635.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
ADP Employment Change 205.00 229.00 343.00 -826.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 150544.00 149929.00 150544.00 57635.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 7791.00 7904.00 15352.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 0.50 0.00 0.60 -0.20 percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.60 34.50 34.70 33.70 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.70 62.60 67.30 58.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.31 1.32 2.80 1.30 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 10.30 11.20 19.50 7.80 percent [+]
Productivity 105.67 105.93 106.50 27.56 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 109.47 106.85 107.23 17.12 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 4984.00 4972.00 6197.00 2132.00 Thousand [+]
Job Offers 5607.00 5349.00 5668.00 2146.00 Thousands [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 75100.00 105696.00 248475.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 21.33 21.22 21.33 2.50 USD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 20.15 20.16 20.16 1.27 USD/Hour [+]
Wage Growth 4.46 4.27 13.77 -5.77 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 7.25 7.25 7.25 0.25 USD/Hour [+]
Employment Cost Index 0.60 0.60 1.60 0.20 Percent [+]
Labor Market Conditions Index 0.40 2.90 28.50 -43.60 [+]
Population 318.86 316.50 318.86 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 1440.00 1500.00 1500.00 1440.00 USD/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 4000.00 4100.00 4100.00 4000.00 USD/Month [+]
Part Time Employment 27364.00 27359.00 28134.00 10086.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 59.60 59.50 64.70 55.00 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 123141.00 122603.00 123141.00 64640.00 Thousand [+]




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Australia 101.30 Sep/15
Austria 103.40 Sep/15
Belgium 112.30 Sep/15
Brazil 98.47 Dec/15
Bulgaria 118.90 Sep/15
Canada 106.21 Sep/15
Croatia 103.30 Dec/15
Cyprus 106.90 Sep/15
Czech Republic 112.50 Sep/15
Denmark 121.22 Sep/15
Estonia 107.70 Sep/15
Euro Area 102.30 Sep/15
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Finland 102.90 Sep/15
France 111.32 Sep/15
Germany 101.30 Nov/15
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Hong Kong 153.00 Dec/14
Hungary 102.70 Sep/15
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Italy 110.67 Sep/15
Japan 95.40 Nov/15
Latvia 120.50 Sep/15
Lithuania 123.80 Sep/15
Luxembourg 101.90 Sep/15
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Mexico 110.10 Nov/15
Netherlands 31.36 Dec/15
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Poland 105.00 Sep/15
Portugal 109.80 Sep/15
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Russia 201.63 Dec/10
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Slovenia 113.40 Sep/15
South Korea 95.50 Sep/15
Spain 111.30 Sep/15
Sweden 111.00 Sep/15
Switzerland 123.96 Sep/15
Taiwan 98.37 Nov/15
United Kingdom 102.20 Sep/15
United States 105.67 Dec/15