Table I.—Average Annual Rates of Change in Current-Dollar Cost per Unit of Real Gross Product Originating by Private Industry Group, Selected Periods

[Percent]

1987–98 1987–92 1992–98
Total2.43.31.7
Compensation of employees2.33.31.5
Indirect business tax and nontax liability2.14.3.4
Property-type income2.73.12.2
Agriculture, forestry and fishing.81.2.4
Compensation of employees4.73.75.6
Indirect business tax and nontax liability1.2.51.8
Property-type income–1.1.3–2.2
Mining–1.0–.4–1.5
Compensation of employees–.42.3–2.7
Indirect business tax and nontax liability–.92.9–3.9
Property-type income–1.4–2.90
Construction3.01.83.9
Compensation of employees3.02.33.6
Indirect business tax and nontax liability4.76.13.6
Property-type income2.8.64.7
Manufacturing1.43.3–.1
Compensation of employees.72.8–1.0
Indirect business tax and nontax liability2.26.5–1.1
Property-type income2.84.01.8
Durable goods–.21.8–1.9
Compensation of employees–1.01.8–3.3
Indirect business tax and nontax liability.65.2–3.1
Property-type income1.81.52.1
Nondurable goods3.75.32.4
Compensation of employees3.24.42.2
Indirect business tax and nontax liability4.67.42.4
Property-type income4.36.42.6
Transportation and public utilities1.1.91.3
Compensation of employees.6.7.5
Indirect business tax and nontax liability1.43.1–.1
Property-type income1.6.72.3
Wholesale trade.51.3–.1
Compensation of employees–.11.0–1.0
Indirect business tax and nontax liability02.3–1.8
Property-type income2.71.23.9
Retail trade1.32.7.2
Compensation of employees.82.6–.6
Indirect business tax and nontax liability1.83.3.6
Property-type income2.32.42.3
Finance, insurance and real estate3.64.42.9
Compensation of employees3.83.93.8
Indirect business tax and nontax liability2.14.70
Property-type income3.74.53.1
Services4.45.63.5
Compensation of employees4.85.83.9
Indirect business tax and nontax liability5.26.14.5
Property-type income3.54.92.3

NOTE.—Current-dollar cost per unit of real gross product orginating equals the GPO price index divided by 100.

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