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 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015

Total

38.1 39.0 39.8 42.2 43.5

INDUSTRY

Total private

42.9 43.6 44.4 47.0 48.0

Mining and logging

43.0 44.6 41.3 44.6 38.0

Construction

75.5 70.8 66.0 61.0 60.6

Manufacturing

26.0 25.0 24.1 25.7 25.7

Durable goods

24.5 24.0 23.1 23.8 23.9

Nondurable goods

28.6 26.6 25.7 28.7 28.7

Trade, transportation, and utilities

39.9 41.1 43.1 48.6 48.3

Wholesale trade

27.4 27.8 24.9 30.1 28.5

Retail trade

46.4 47.2 51.8 57.6 58.1

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

34.8 38.4 38.0 42.5 41.7

Information

27.5 28.0 31.2 32.7 34.4

Financial activities

24.5 28.2 30.6 29.0 29.2

Finance and insurance

20.7 24.4 26.9 25.5 26.3

Real estate and rental and leasing

35.7 39.8 41.4 39.2 37.4

Professional and business services

59.9 59.2 59.7 63.2 63.9

Education and health services

28.8 29.8 30.5 32.0 33.3

Educational services

29.1 26.5 26.9 28.9 28.3

Health care and social assistance

28.7 30.5 31.2 32.7 34.2

Leisure and hospitality

63.8 66.1 67.6 71.6 75.7

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

75.5 79.0 77.4 84.2 81.9

Accommodation and food services

61.9 64.0 65.9 69.5 74.7

Other services

41.4 40.9 41.0 40.2 44.0

Government

14.0 15.7 15.7 16.7 18.7

Federal

11.6 13.2 13.4 14.3 17.4

State and local

14.3 16.1 16.1 17.0 18.9

State and local education

13.8 15.1 15.5 15.2 17.5

State and local, excluding education

14.9 17.2 16.8 19.1 20.6

REGION(2)

Northeast

33.7 33.3 33.4 34.4 36.9

South

39.9 42.4 43.6 45.9 46.8

Midwest

38.7 38.6 38.7 42.1 43.7

West

38.2 38.7 40.1 42.6 43.4

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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Last Modified Date: March 17, 2016