Table 8. Hires levels and rates by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted

Table 8. Hires levels and rates by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted(1)
Industry and region Levels (in thousands) Rates(2)
July
2013
June
2014
July
2014(p)
July
2013
June
2014
July
2014(p)

Total

4,943 5,499 5,319 3.6 3.9 3.8

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,632 5,103 4,982 4.0 4.3 4.2

Mining and logging

33 41 37 3.7 4.5 4.0

Construction

365 335 448 6.0 5.4 7.1

Manufacturing

260 317 294 2.2 2.6 2.4

Durable goods

152 184 173 2.0 2.4 2.3

Nondurable goods

108 133 120 2.4 3.0 2.7

Trade, transportation, and utilities

935 1,097 1,107 3.6 4.1 4.2

Wholesale trade

142 186 159 2.5 3.1 2.7

Retail trade

632 744 776 4.2 4.8 5.0

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

161 168 172 3.2 3.2 3.4

Information

83 88 66 3.1 3.3 2.5

Financial activities

241 223 203 3.0 2.8 2.5

Finance and insurance

161 145 131 2.7 2.5 2.2

Real estate and rental and leasing

80 78 71 3.9 3.7 3.4

Professional and business services

1,022 1,086 1,074 5.5 5.6 5.5

Education and health services

631 620 621 3.0 2.9 2.9

Educational services

111 90 83 3.6 2.8 2.7

Health care and social assistance

520 530 538 2.9 2.9 3.0

Leisure and hospitality

847 1,062 916 5.7 7.0 6.0

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

123 214 142 5.3 9.1 5.9

Accommodation and food services

723 848 774 5.7 6.6 6.0

Other services

216 233 216 3.9 4.2 3.9

Government

311 395 337 1.5 1.8 1.6

Federal

22 47 28 0.8 1.7 1.0

State and local

289 349 310 1.6 1.8 1.7

REGION(3)

Northeast

788 834 856 3.1 3.2 3.3

South

1,922 2,139 2,071 3.9 4.2 4.1

Midwest

1,079 1,223 1,176 3.5 3.9 3.8

West

1,154 1,302 1,217 3.8 4.2 3.9

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: September 09, 2014