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)
June
2013
May
2014
June
2014(p)
June
2013
May
2014
June
2014(p)

Total

5,095 5,374 5,555 3.7 3.9 4.0

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,706 5,050 5,164 4.1 4.3 4.4

Mining and logging

37 41 45 4.3 4.5 4.9

Construction

406 389 328 6.7 6.4 5.3

Manufacturing

275 281 307 2.3 2.3 2.5

Durable goods

161 180 175 2.1 2.4 2.3

Nondurable goods

114 101 131 2.5 2.3 2.9

Trade, transportation, and utilities

857 1,136 1,128 3.3 4.3 4.3

Wholesale trade

121 162 195 2.1 2.8 3.3

Retail trade

595 801 758 4.0 5.3 4.9

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

141 173 176 2.8 3.4 3.4

Information

100 73 82 3.7 2.7 3.1

Financial activities

236 218 222 3.0 2.7 2.8

Finance and insurance

147 127 140 2.5 2.2 2.4

Real estate and rental and leasing

89 91 82 4.4 4.4 3.9

Professional and business services

1,029 1,053 1,123 5.5 5.5 5.8

Education and health services

544 517 605 2.6 2.4 2.8

Educational services

57 45 82 1.8 1.3 2.6

Health care and social assistance

487 471 523 2.7 2.6 2.9

Leisure and hospitality

984 1,113 1,083 6.6 7.5 7.1

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

199 235 223 8.6 10.8 9.4

Accommodation and food services

786 878 861 6.3 6.9 6.7

Other services

238 230 239 4.3 4.1 4.3

Government

389 324 392 1.8 1.5 1.8

Federal

44 38 47 1.6 1.4 1.7

State and local

344 286 345 1.8 1.5 1.8

REGION(3)

Northeast

873 842 832 3.4 3.2 3.2

South

1,899 2,035 2,196 3.8 4.0 4.3

Midwest

1,125 1,375 1,208 3.6 4.4 3.8

West

1,198 1,122 1,320 3.9 3.6 4.2

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 12, 2014