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)
June
2015
May
2016
June
2016(p)
June
2015
May
2016
June
2016(p)

Total

5,918 5,629 5,908 4.1 3.9 4.1

INDUSTRY

Total private

5,475 5,251 5,439 4.5 4.3 4.4

Mining and logging

29 20 29 3.6 2.9 4.1

Construction

410 417 348 6.2 6.2 5.1

Manufacturing

325 305 349 2.6 2.5 2.8

Durable goods

185 183 200 2.4 2.4 2.6

Nondurable goods

141 121 148 3.1 2.6 3.2

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,139 1,086 1,040 4.2 4.0 3.8

Wholesale trade

187 149 165 3.2 2.5 2.8

Retail trade

770 779 697 4.9 4.9 4.4

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

182 158 179 3.4 2.9 3.3

Information

94 69 90 3.4 2.5 3.2

Financial activities

237 212 231 2.9 2.6 2.8

Finance and insurance

166 143 156 2.8 2.3 2.5

Real estate and rental and leasing

71 69 75 3.3 3.2 3.5

Professional and business services

1,135 1,035 1,070 5.7 5.1 5.3

Education and health services

650 615 715 3.0 2.7 3.2

Educational services

99 71 107 3.0 2.0 3.2

Health care and social assistance

551 545 608 3.0 2.8 3.2

Leisure and hospitality

1,156 1,265 1,270 7.3 8.1 7.8

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

233 246 282 9.5 10.7 11.1

Accommodation and food services

923 1,019 988 6.9 7.6 7.2

Other services

299 227 298 5.2 4.0 5.2

Government

443 378 469 2.0 1.7 2.1

Federal

48 55 46 1.7 2.0 1.7

State and local

395 323 423 2.1 1.6 2.2

State and local education

116 101 129 1.2 1.0 1.3

State and local, excluding education

279 222 294 3.0 2.5 3.2

REGION(3)

Northeast

919 882 1,040 3.5 3.3 3.9

South

2,274 2,071 2,029 4.4 3.9 3.8

Midwest

1,329 1,389 1,378 4.2 4.3 4.3

West

1,396 1,287 1,461 4.3 3.9 4.4

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: August 10, 2016