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US Nonfarm Business Labor Productivity Growth - Quarterly
US Productivity
decreased
at an annualized rate of 0.9% in Q1, the largest drop since Dec 2015
Released: 04-Jun-20 | Next Release: 03-Sep-20
Q1 2020
-0.9%
Q4 2019
1.2%
Change
-2.1%
1 Year
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Final:
First Quarter 2020, Revised

Nonfarm business sector labor productivity decreased 0.9 percent in the first quarter of 2020, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today, as output decreased 6.5 percent and hours worked decreased 5.6 percent. (All quarterly percent changes in this release are seasonally adjusted annual rates.) From the first quarter of 2019 to the first quarter of 2020, productivity increased 0.7 percent, reflecting no change in output and a 0.7-percent decrease in hours worked. (See table A1.)

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Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics