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JOLTS Historical Data: December 2000 - April 2001

Table 4. Hires levels(1) by industry and census region
 
(In thousands)
 
      Industry and census region           Dec.   Jan.   Feb.   Mar.   Apr.
                                           2000   2001   2001   2001   2001
 
Total.................................... 4,070  4,306  3,958  4,555  5,075
 
                 INDUSTRY 
 
 Total private........................... 3,766  3,956  3,682  4,313  4,808
  Mining.................................    12     12     27     25     14
  Construction...........................   178    308    314    463    457
  Manufacturing..........................   389    442    362    395    410
   Durable goods.........................   195    252    196    220    195
   Nondurable goods......................   194    190    167    175    214
  Transportation and public utilities....   175    177    196    194    210
  Wholesale trade........................   149    203    164    206    209
  Retail trade........................... 1,383    962  1,082  1,249  1,495
  Finance, insurance, and real estate....   233    235    170    202    185
  Services............................... 1,247  1,617  1,366  1,579  1,829
 
 Government..............................   304    350    276    242    267
  Federal................................    49     35     28     30     36
  State and local........................   255    315    248    212    231
 
              CENSUS REGION 
 
  Northeast..............................   595    698    698    782    866
  South.................................. 1,453  1,562  1,452  1,637  1,924
  Midwest................................   873  1,067    908  1,100  1,253
  West................................... 1,148    979    900  1,036  1,032
 
 
   1 Hires are the number of hires during the entire month.
   NOTE: The States (including the District of Columbia) that comprise the
census 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.

Last Modified Date: July 30, 2002