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Basic Info

US Productivity measures the quarter over quarter percent change of labor productivity, measured as output per hour worked, of non-farm business employees. As productivity per hour worked grow in the long run, the results reflect positively on the overall economy. Through the 2000s, the increased usage of technology in the workplace led to more productive hours worked.

US Productivity is at -4.20%, compared to 4.20% last quarter and 1.50% last year. This is lower than the long term average of 2.19%.

Stats

Last Value -4.20%
Latest Period Dec 2020
Last Updated Mar 4 2021, 08:35 EST
Next Release May 6 2021, 08:30 EDT
Long Term Average 2.19%
Average Growth Rate -117.2%
Value from 1 Year Ago 1.50%
Change from 1 Year Ago N/A
Frequency Quarterly
Unit Percent
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate
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Notes Alias for "US Change in Output Per Hour: Nonfarm Business" in same report.

Historical Data

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Date Value
December 31, 2020 -4.20%
September 30, 2020 4.20%
June 30, 2020 11.10%
March 31, 2020 -0.80%
December 31, 2019 1.50%
September 30, 2019 0.50%
June 30, 2019 1.90%
March 31, 2019 3.90%
December 31, 2018 0.40%
September 30, 2018 1.20%
June 30, 2018 0.70%
March 31, 2018 1.90%
December 31, 2017 1.80%
September 30, 2017 3.20%
June 30, 2017 -1.00%
March 31, 2017 0.80%
December 31, 2016 3.00%
September 30, 2016 1.30%
June 30, 2016 -0.40%
March 31, 2016 1.20%
December 31, 2015 -1.60%
September 30, 2015 0.00%
June 30, 2015 1.60%
March 31, 2015 4.10%
December 31, 2014 -1.80%
Date Value
September 30, 2014 3.90%
June 30, 2014 4.20%
March 31, 2014 -3.90%
December 31, 2013 3.10%
September 30, 2013 2.00%
June 30, 2013 -1.40%
March 31, 2013 2.40%
December 31, 2012 -1.40%
September 30, 2012 -0.90%
June 30, 2012 2.00%
March 31, 2012 0.60%
December 31, 2011 2.80%
September 30, 2011 -0.70%
June 30, 2011 1.30%
March 31, 2011 -3.30%
December 31, 2010 1.60%
September 30, 2010 2.00%
June 30, 2010 1.50%
March 31, 2010 2.10%
December 31, 2009 4.80%
September 30, 2009 6.00%
June 30, 2009 7.90%
March 31, 2009 3.20%
December 31, 2008 -2.50%
September 30, 2008 1.00%

Basic Info

US Productivity measures the quarter over quarter percent change of labor productivity, measured as output per hour worked, of non-farm business employees. As productivity per hour worked grow in the long run, the results reflect positively on the overall economy. Through the 2000s, the increased usage of technology in the workplace led to more productive hours worked.

US Productivity is at -4.20%, compared to 4.20% last quarter and 1.50% last year. This is lower than the long term average of 2.19%.

Stats

Last Value -4.20%
Latest Period Dec 2020
Last Updated Mar 4 2021, 08:35 EST
Next Release May 6 2021, 08:30 EDT
Long Term Average 2.19%
Average Growth Rate -117.2%
Value from 1 Year Ago 1.50%
Change from 1 Year Ago N/A
Frequency Quarterly
Unit Percent
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate
Download Source File Download
Notes Alias for "US Change in Output Per Hour: Nonfarm Business" in same report.