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)
Sept.
2013
Aug.
2014
Sept.
2014(p)
Sept.
2013
Aug.
2014
Sept.
2014(p)

Total

4,851 5,203 5,262 3.5 3.7 3.8

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,480 4,705 4,849 3.9 4.0 4.1

Mining and logging

30 32 38 3.4 3.4 4.1

Construction

292 325 266 4.8 5.1 4.2

Manufacturing

253 249 287 2.1 2.0 2.3

Durable goods

150 140 155 2.0 1.8 2.0

Nondurable goods

103 109 132 2.3 2.4 2.9

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,002 1,047 1,028 3.9 4.0 3.9

Wholesale trade

132 157 153 2.3 2.7 2.6

Retail trade

690 721 699 4.6 4.7 4.6

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

180 168 175 3.5 3.3 3.4

Information

68 78 69 2.6 2.9 2.6

Financial activities

211 189 186 2.7 2.4 2.3

Finance and insurance

129 129 133 2.2 2.2 2.2

Real estate and rental and leasing

82 60 53 4.0 2.9 2.6

Professional and business services

976 1,076 1,111 5.2 5.5 5.7

Education and health services

629 655 750 3.0 3.1 3.5

Educational services

137 133 172 4.2 4.3 5.1

Health care and social assistance

492 522 578 2.8 2.9 3.2

Leisure and hospitality

835 877 919 5.8 5.7 6.2

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

135 118 134 6.5 5.0 6.2

Accommodation and food services

700 759 785 5.6 5.9 6.2

Other services

183 177 195 3.4 3.2 3.5

Government

372 498 413 1.7 2.4 1.9

Federal

26 27 30 0.9 1.0 1.1

State and local

346 471 383 1.8 2.6 2.0

REGION(3)

Northeast

828 732 918 3.2 2.8 3.5

South

1,820 2,110 1,916 3.7 4.2 3.8

Midwest

1,089 1,155 1,202 3.5 3.7 3.8

West

1,114 1,205 1,226 3.6 3.9 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: November 13, 2014