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 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013

Total

39.9 35.0 37.4 38.1 39.0 39.7

INDUSTRY

Total private

44.8 39.3 41.7 43.0 43.6 44.3

Mining and logging

45.4 26.5 40.1 43.0 44.9 41.0

Construction

62.0 61.2 72.8 75.7 70.3 65.5

Manufacturing

26.7 23.1 27.3 25.9 25.0 24.0

Durable goods

24.4 19.4 25.5 24.4 24.0 23.0

Nondurable goods

30.7 28.9 30.2 28.5 26.6 25.7

Trade, transportation, and utilities

43.1 37.3 39.6 39.9 41.1 43.1

Wholesale trade

29.8 24.6 25.7 27.2 27.5 25.1

Retail trade

51.1 43.3 46.7 46.5 47.1 51.6

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

34.4 34.1 33.7 34.8 38.7 38.0

Information

25.2 23.6 23.8 27.6 28.7 30.9

Financial activities

30.8 25.5 26.2 24.4 28.0 30.2

Finance and insurance

26.7 20.4 23.2 20.6 24.2 26.3

Real estate and rental and leasing

42.3 40.6 35.2 35.9 39.3 41.5

Professional and business services

55.9 49.3 56.4 60.3 59.1 59.9

Education and health services

33.8 30.8 29.5 28.7 30.1 30.5

Educational services

29.9 27.3 28.3 29.3 26.5 26.9

Health care and social assistance

34.5 31.5 29.7 28.6 30.8 31.2

Leisure and hospitality

72.6 59.4 59.9 63.7 66.1 67.1

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

73.8 62.1 69.2 75.6 78.8 75.2

Accommodation and food services

72.4 58.9 58.3 61.7 64.1 65.7

Other services

40.0 40.7 36.5 41.4 41.0 40.5

Government

15.2 14.3 17.0 14.1 15.7 15.9

Federal

11.5 16.1 35.1 11.7 12.9 13.2

State and local

15.7 14.1 14.3 14.4 16.1 16.3

REGION(2)

Northeast

34.3 32.9 34.9 33.7 33.5 33.8

South

41.8 36.5 38.7 40.1 42.6 43.0

Midwest

38.3 33.1 37.8 38.7 38.3 38.7

West

43.3 36.3 37.1 38.2 38.7 40.4

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.

Table of Contents

Last Modified Date: March 11, 2014