Table 2. Hires levels and rates by industry and region, seasonally adjusted

Table 2. Hires levels and rates by industry and region, seasonally adjusted(1)
Industry and region Levels (in thousands) Rates(2)
June
2015
Feb.
2016
Mar.
2016
Apr.
2016
May
2016
June
2016(p)
June
2015
Feb.
2016
Mar.
2016
Apr.
2016
May
2016
June
2016(p)

Total

5,147 5,510 5,290 5,085 5,047 5,131 3.6 3.8 3.7 3.5 3.5 3.6

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,823 5,154 4,912 4,734 4,695 4,776 4.0 4.2 4.0 3.9 3.9 3.9

Mining and logging

24 23 26 22 20 24 2.9 3.2 3.6 3.1 2.9 3.4

Construction

322 341 346 339 325 282 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.1 4.9 4.2

Manufacturing

268 276 251 269 268 283 2.2 2.2 2.0 2.2 2.2 2.3

Durable goods

155 163 145 154 160 165 2.0 2.1 1.9 2.0 2.1 2.1

Nondurable goods

113 113 106 115 108 118 2.5 2.4 2.3 2.5 2.3 2.6

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,126 1,182 1,094 1,031 1,019 1,034 4.2 4.3 4.0 3.8 3.7 3.8

Wholesale trade

165 147 164 148 142 147 2.8 2.5 2.8 2.5 2.4 2.5

Retail trade

774 856 769 714 710 707 5.0 5.4 4.8 4.5 4.5 4.4

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

186 178 161 169 167 180 3.5 3.3 3.0 3.1 3.1 3.3

Information

79 80 74 85 69 76 2.9 2.9 2.7 3.0 2.5 2.7

Financial activities

203 234 218 202 192 200 2.5 2.8 2.7 2.5 2.3 2.4

Finance and insurance

142 164 135 132 130 134 2.3 2.7 2.2 2.1 2.1 2.2

Real estate and rental and leasing

62 70 83 71 62 65 3.0 3.3 3.9 3.3 2.9 3.1

Professional and business services

1,039 1,110 1,071 1,031 987 988 5.3 5.5 5.3 5.1 4.9 4.9

Education and health services

594 651 615 605 644 641 2.7 2.9 2.7 2.7 2.8 2.8

Educational services

86 101 82 96 102 89 2.5 2.9 2.3 2.7 2.9 2.5

Health care and social assistance

508 550 534 509 541 551 2.7 2.9 2.8 2.7 2.8 2.9

Leisure and hospitality

932 1,062 1,001 959 986 1,022 6.2 6.9 6.5 6.2 6.4 6.6

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

149 152 150 127 146 175 6.9 6.9 6.7 5.7 6.6 7.8

Accommodation and food services

783 909 852 832 840 847 6.1 6.9 6.4 6.3 6.3 6.4

Other services

237 195 215 191 187 227 4.2 3.4 3.8 3.4 3.3 4.0

Government

324 357 379 351 352 355 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.6

Federal

34 43 40 37 41 37 1.2 1.6 1.4 1.3 1.5 1.3

State and local

290 313 339 315 311 319 1.5 1.6 1.8 1.6 1.6 1.6

State and local education

133 152 174 152 160 155 1.3 1.5 1.7 1.5 1.6 1.5

State and local, excluding education

157 161 165 162 151 163 1.7 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.7 1.8

REGION(3)

Northeast

775 850 829 814 777 871 2.9 3.2 3.1 3.1 2.9 3.3

South

2,052 2,083 2,069 1,969 1,907 1,854 4.0 4.0 4.0 3.8 3.6 3.5

Midwest

1,140 1,276 1,254 1,075 1,152 1,179 3.6 4.0 3.9 3.3 3.6 3.7

West

1,180 1,302 1,138 1,227 1,211 1,227 3.7 4.0 3.5 3.8 3.7 3.7

Footnotes
(1) Hires are the number of hires during the entire month.
(2) The hires rate is the number of hires during the entire month as a percent of total employment.
(3) The states (including the District of Columbia) that comprise the regions are: Northeast: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont; South: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia; Midwest: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin; West: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.
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Last Modified Date: August 10, 2016