Productivity and Technology Data


To provide, analyze, and publish data on productivity trends in the U.S. economy, as well as in major sectors, individual industries and states, and examine the factors underlying productivity change.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Bureau of Labor Statistics, Department of Labor
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
L - Dissemination of Technical Information; Z - Salaries and Expenses
Program Accomplishments
Fiscal Year 2022 Each year, BLS publishes over 2 million series, indexes, and other data products across its programs, including Productivity and Technology Data.
Public Laws 54-249, 62-426, 71-537, 76-77, and 94- 206, 29 U.S.C. 1, 29 U.S.C. 2b.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Not applicable.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Not applicable.
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What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Not applicable.
Award Procedure
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Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Not applicable.
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How are proposals selected?
Not applicable.
How may assistance be used?
Provides for: (a) Labor Productivity (output per hour worked), unit labor costs and related measures for the business, nonfarm business and nonfinancial corporate sectors, for manufacturing sectors, and for industries; (b) Total factor productivity indexes (output per combined inputs of capital and labor) for the private business and private nonfarm business sectors; and (c) Total factor productivity measures (output per combined inputs of capital, labor, energy, materials, and purchased business services) for manufacturing and nonmanufacturing industries.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Not applicable.
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Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.

Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.

MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Not applicable. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: Quarterly.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Contact the nearest regional office of the Bureau of Labor Statistics listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog.
Headquarters Office
Lucy P. Eldridge
2 Massachusetts Avenue, N.E.
Washington, DC 20212 US
Phone: 202-691-5600
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Salaries and Expenses) FY 22$11,706,212.00; FY 23 est $12,524,000.00; FY 24 est $12,524,000.00; FY 20$11,144,064.00; FY 21 est $11,464,000.00; FY 19$10,471,504.00; FY 18$10,749,395.00; FY 17$10,932,451.00; FY 16$10,749,905.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Not applicable.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
"BLS Handbook of Methods"; "Major Programs Bureau of Labor Statistics"; "BLS Publications on Productivity and Technology"; "Estimating Capital Inputs for Productivity Measurement: An Overview of Concepts and Methods"; "The Impact of Research and Development on Productivity Growth"; "Trends in Multifactor Productivity, 1948-81"; "Labor Composition and U.S. Productivity Growth, 1948-90"; "Monthly Labor Review."
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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