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Release for:  Second Quarter 2017  (preliminary)
Source:  U.S. Department of Labor
Unit labor costs, index 2009=100
Percent changes calculated from original data rather than indexes
                                2Q-17  1Q-17  4Q-16  3Q-16  2Q-16  1Q-16
Business
 % chg from prev qtr              0.9    5.7   -6.1   -0.1    4.2   -3.4
 % chg yr/yr                      0.0    0.8   -1.4    1.9    1.8    1.3
 Index                          108.8  108.5  107.1  108.7  108.8  107.7
Nonfarm business
 % chg from prev qtr              0.6    5.4   -6.3   -0.2    4.4   -3.2
 % chg yr/yr                     -0.2    0.7   -1.4    2.0    2.0    1.4
 Index                          108.8  108.6  107.2  108.9  109.0  107.8
Manufacturing
 % chg from prev qtr             -0.3    3.9   -6.1    3.1    8.0  -11.3
 % chg yr/yr                      0.1    2.1   -1.9    2.3    1.4    0.4
 Index                           94.4   94.5   93.6   95.1   94.4   92.6
Durable manufacturing
 % chg from prev qtr             -0.8    3.2   -6.0    1.7    7.5  -10.9
 % chg yr/yr                     -0.5    1.5   -2.2    2.8    2.0    1.1
 Index                           92.9   93.1   92.4   93.8   93.4   91.7
Nondurable manufacturing
 % chg from prev qtr              1.2    5.1   -6.5    5.2    7.9  -11.3
 % chg yr/yr                      1.1    2.8   -1.5    1.6    0.7    0.0
 Index                          100.7  100.5   99.2  100.9   99.6   97.7
Nonfinancial corporations
 % chg from prev qtr             #N/A    2.2    0.9   -3.7    5.9   -2.3
 % chg yr/yr                     #N/A    1.3    0.1    1.1    2.0    1.7
 Index                           #N/A  107.7  107.1  106.9  107.9  106.4
     ** MNI Washington Bureau: (202) 371-2121 **
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