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)
Nov.
2014
Oct.
2015
Nov.
2015(p)
Nov.
2014
Oct.
2015
Nov.
2015(p)

Total nonfarm

4,676 5,467 4,817 3.3 3.8 3.3

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,434 5,147 4,544 3.7 4.2 3.7

Mining and logging

28 31 19 3.1 3.8 2.4

Construction

240 316 274 3.8 4.7 4.2

Manufacturing

223 271 231 1.8 2.2 1.9

Durable goods

134 147 131 1.7 1.9 1.7

Nondurable goods

89 124 100 2.0 2.7 2.2

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,425 1,277 1,380 5.3 4.7 5.0

Wholesale trade

119 133 100 2.0 2.2 1.7

Retail trade

1,044 936 1,018 6.6 5.9 6.3

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

262 208 262 4.9 3.9 4.8

Information

73 92 65 2.6 3.3 2.3

Financial activities

207 221 183 2.6 2.7 2.2

Finance and insurance

139 149 125 2.3 2.4 2.0

Real estate and rental and leasing

68 73 59 3.3 3.5 2.8

Professional and business services

894 1,137 914 4.6 5.6 4.5

Education and health services

463 683 510 2.1 3.0 2.3

Educational services

36 86 54 1.0 2.3 1.5

Health care and social assistance

427 598 456 2.3 3.2 2.4

Leisure and hospitality

724 929 821 5.0 6.1 5.5

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

100 121 93 5.1 5.6 4.6

Accommodation and food services

624 808 728 4.9 6.2 5.6

Other services

157 189 146 2.8 3.3 2.6

Government

242 320 273 1.1 1.4 1.2

Federal

47 37 53 1.7 1.4 1.9

State and local

195 283 219 1.0 1.4 1.1

REGION(3)

Northeast

691 862 759 2.6 3.2 2.8

South

1,856 2,085 1,805 3.6 4.0 3.5

Midwest

1,129 1,211 1,115 3.6 3.7 3.4

West

1,001 1,309 1,137 3.1 4.0 3.5

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: January 12, 2016