Table 14. Annual hires rates by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted

Table 14. Annual hires rates by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted(1)
[percent]
Industry and region 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014

Total

37.4 38.1 39.0 39.8 42.2

INDUSTRY

Total private

41.7 43.0 43.6 44.3 47.0

Mining and logging

40.0 43.0 44.7 40.1 45.4

Construction

72.9 75.8 70.3 65.6 61.9

Manufacturing

27.4 25.9 25.0 24.1 25.6

Durable goods

25.6 24.4 24.0 23.1 23.9

Nondurable goods

30.2 28.5 26.6 25.7 28.4

Trade, transportation, and utilities

39.5 39.9 41.1 43.1 48.4

Wholesale trade

25.8 27.2 27.5 24.8 30.2

Retail trade

46.6 46.4 47.2 51.8 57.4

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

33.8 34.7 38.7 38.0 42.1

Information

23.7 27.7 28.7 31.2 33.8

Financial activities

26.2 24.5 28.0 30.5 29.1

Finance and insurance

23.2 20.7 24.2 26.8 25.9

Real estate and rental and leasing

35.1 35.8 39.4 41.3 38.5

Professional and business services

56.3 60.3 59.1 59.2 63.4

Education and health services

29.4 28.7 30.1 30.6 32.1

Educational services

28.2 29.1 26.4 26.8 29.0

Health care and social assistance

29.7 28.6 30.8 31.4 32.7

Leisure and hospitality

60.0 63.7 66.1 67.6 71.2

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

69.3 75.7 78.2 77.3 81.7

Accommodation and food services

58.3 61.7 64.1 66.0 69.4

Other services

36.5 41.3 41.0 40.9 40.2

Government

17.1 14.1 15.7 15.8 16.5

Federal

35.1 11.7 12.9 13.3 13.7

State and local

14.3 14.4 16.2 16.2 16.9

REGION(2)

Northeast

34.9 33.7 33.5 33.5 34.3

South

38.7 40.1 42.6 43.4 45.8

Midwest

37.8 38.7 38.3 38.7 42.4

West

37.1 38.2 38.7 40.3 42.7

Footnotes
(1) The annual hires rate is the number of hires during the entire year as a percent of annual average employment.
(2) 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.

NOTE: Data have been revised to incorporate the annual updates to the Current Employment Statistics employment estimates.

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