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 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016

Total

39.0 39.8 42.2 43.7 43.5

INDUSTRY

Total private

43.6 44.4 47.0 48.3 47.8

Mining and logging

44.3 41.1 44.7 36.8 44.2

Construction

70.8 66.0 61.0 60.8 58.9

Manufacturing

25.0 24.1 25.7 26.0 26.8

Durable goods

24.0 23.1 23.8 24.2 25.1

Nondurable goods

26.6 25.8 28.8 29.2 29.8

Trade, transportation, and utilities

41.1 43.1 48.6 48.4 46.5

Wholesale trade

27.8 24.9 30.0 28.4 28.7

Retail trade

47.1 51.7 57.6 57.8 54.7

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

38.4 38.0 42.4 42.9 41.8

Information

28.0 31.2 32.8 34.6 33.1

Financial activities

28.2 30.6 29.1 29.1 28.0

Finance and insurance

24.4 26.9 25.5 26.3 24.7

Real estate and rental and leasing

39.8 41.5 39.3 37.3 37.1

Professional and business services

59.2 59.7 63.3 64.1 65.6

Education and health services

29.8 30.5 32.1 33.7 33.6

Educational services

26.4 26.9 28.9 30.6 30.7

Health care and social assistance

30.4 31.2 32.7 34.3 34.1

Leisure and hospitality

66.1 67.6 71.7 76.7 76.3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

78.7 77.3 84.1 83.6 82.0

Accommodation and food services

64.0 66.0 69.6 75.5 75.3

Other services

40.9 41.0 40.2 44.3 38.7

Government

15.7 15.7 16.7 18.8 19.5

Federal

13.2 13.4 14.2 17.7 17.7

State and local

16.0 16.1 17.1 18.9 19.8

State and local education

15.0 15.4 15.2 17.6 18.3

State and local, excluding education

17.2 16.8 19.1 20.4 21.4

REGION(2)

Northeast

33.3 33.4 34.4 37.2 37.7

South

42.4 43.6 46.0 47.1 45.9

Midwest

38.6 38.7 42.1 43.8 44.0

West

38.7 40.1 42.6 43.6 43.8

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 16, 2017