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)
July
2015
June
2016
July
2016(p)
July
2015
June
2016
July
2016(p)

Total

5,500 5,960 5,653 3.9 4.1 3.9

INDUSTRY

Total private

5,092 5,492 5,243 4.2 4.5 4.3

Mining and logging

30 28 23 3.7 4.1 3.3

Construction

355 347 395 5.3 5.1 5.7

Manufacturing

288 346 298 2.3 2.8 2.4

Durable goods

167 194 177 2.1 2.5 2.3

Nondurable goods

121 152 122 2.6 3.3 2.6

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,142 1,044 1,065 4.2 3.8 3.9

Wholesale trade

160 162 153 2.7 2.7 2.6

Retail trade

776 710 725 4.9 4.5 4.5

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

206 171 187 3.8 3.1 3.4

Information

84 90 82 3.0 3.2 2.9

Financial activities

208 229 195 2.5 2.7 2.3

Finance and insurance

143 151 131 2.4 2.5 2.1

Real estate and rental and leasing

65 78 64 3.0 3.6 2.9

Professional and business services

1,048 1,084 1,185 5.3 5.3 5.8

Education and health services

692 735 712 3.2 3.3 3.2

Educational services

109 118 106 3.5 3.6 3.3

Health care and social assistance

583 617 606 3.1 3.2 3.2

Leisure and hospitality

984 1,272 1,082 6.2 7.9 6.7

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

119 289 162 4.8 11.4 6.2

Accommodation and food services

866 983 920 6.5 7.2 6.7

Other services

260 317 206 4.6 5.5 3.6

Government

408 468 410 2.0 2.1 2.0

Federal

38 51 33 1.4 1.8 1.2

State and local

370 417 377 2.1 2.2 2.1

State and local education

180 139 175 2.1 1.4 2.0

State and local, excluding education

190 279 202 2.1 3.0 2.2

REGION(3)

Northeast

911 1,036 905 3.5 3.9 3.4

South

2,187 2,068 2,205 4.2 3.9 4.2

Midwest

1,103 1,388 1,180 3.5 4.3 3.7

West

1,298 1,468 1,362 4.0 4.4 4.1

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