Table 2. Hires levels and rates by industry and region, seasonally adjusted

Table 2. Hires levels and rates by industry and region, seasonally adjusted(1)
Industry and region Levels (in thousands) Rates(2)
July
2015
Mar.
2016
Apr.
2016
May
2016
June
2016
July
2016(p)
July
2015
Mar.
2016
Apr.
2016
May
2016
June
2016
July
2016(p)

Total

5,084 5,290 5,085 5,047 5,172 5,227 3.6 3.7 3.5 3.5 3.6 3.6

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,710 4,912 4,734 4,695 4,814 4,861 3.9 4.0 3.9 3.9 3.9 4.0

Mining and logging

27 26 22 20 23 21 3.4 3.6 3.1 2.9 3.4 3.1

Construction

301 346 339 325 281 334 4.7 5.2 5.1 4.9 4.2 5.0

Manufacturing

264 251 269 268 281 274 2.1 2.0 2.2 2.2 2.3 2.2

Durable goods

159 145 154 160 161 167 2.0 1.9 2.0 2.1 2.1 2.2

Nondurable goods

106 106 115 108 119 106 2.3 2.3 2.5 2.3 2.6 2.3

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,109 1,094 1,031 1,019 1,038 1,034 4.1 4.0 3.8 3.7 3.8 3.8

Wholesale trade

141 164 148 142 144 137 2.4 2.8 2.5 2.4 2.4 2.3

Retail trade

773 769 714 710 719 723 4.9 4.8 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

196 161 169 167 175 174 3.6 3.0 3.1 3.1 3.2 3.2

Information

79 74 85 69 76 77 2.9 2.7 3.0 2.5 2.7 2.8

Financial activities

187 218 202 192 197 178 2.3 2.7 2.5 2.3 2.4 2.1

Finance and insurance

125 135 132 130 130 117 2.1 2.2 2.1 2.1 2.1 1.9

Real estate and rental and leasing

62 83 71 62 67 62 3.0 3.9 3.3 2.9 3.1 2.9

Professional and business services

1,003 1,071 1,031 987 1,003 1,140 5.1 5.3 5.1 4.9 5.0 5.6

Education and health services

603 615 605 644 654 622 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.8 2.9 2.7

Educational services

84 82 96 102 96 83 2.4 2.3 2.7 2.9 2.7 2.3

Health care and social assistance

519 534 509 541 558 539 2.8 2.8 2.7 2.8 2.9 2.8

Leisure and hospitality

925 1,001 959 986 1,024 1,021 6.1 6.5 6.2 6.4 6.6 6.6

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

120 150 127 146 180 162 5.5 6.7 5.7 6.6 8.0 7.2

Accommodation and food services

805 852 832 840 844 858 6.2 6.4 6.3 6.3 6.4 6.5

Other services

211 215 191 187 238 161 3.7 3.8 3.4 3.3 4.2 2.8

Government

374 379 351 352 358 367 1.7 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.7

Federal

45 40 37 41 38 39 1.6 1.4 1.3 1.5 1.4 1.4

State and local

329 339 315 311 320 327 1.7 1.8 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.7

State and local education

173 174 152 160 163 164 1.7 1.7 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.6

State and local, excluding education

156 165 162 151 156 163 1.7 1.8 1.8 1.7 1.7 1.8

REGION(3)

Northeast

805 829 814 777 859 801 3.1 3.1 3.1 2.9 3.2 3.0

South

2,035 2,069 1,969 1,907 1,889 2,034 3.9 4.0 3.8 3.6 3.6 3.9

Midwest

1,085 1,254 1,075 1,152 1,187 1,170 3.4 3.9 3.3 3.6 3.7 3.6

West

1,159 1,138 1,227 1,211 1,237 1,221 3.6 3.5 3.8 3.7 3.8 3.7

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: September 07, 2016