Labour Productivity – Q3 2011
- UK labour productivity increased by 0.2 per cent in the third quarter of 2011 on an output per hour basis, while market sector productivity fell by 0.1 per cent.
- Productivity of the production industries rose by 1.2 per cent, within which manufacturing productivity rose by 1.4 per cent to a record level.
- Productivity of the service sector increased by 0.3 per cent in the third quarter.
- UK unit labour costs increased by 0.5 per cent. Within the manufacturing sector, unit wage costs fell by 0.4 per cent.