Labor productivity rose in 18 of 28 selected service-providing industries in 2018, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. This was similar to 2017, when labor productivity increased in 19 of 28 industries. Output increased in 21 industries in 2018, while hours worked increased in 15 industries.
Source: US Department of Labour, Bureau of Labor Statistics Productivity and Costs by Industry: Selected Service-Providing Industries, 2018. Economic News Release, 23 May 2019.