Table 2. Hires levels and rates by industry and region, seasonally adjusted

Table 2. Hires levels and rates by industry and region, seasonally adjusted(1)
Industry and region Levels (in thousands) Rates(2)
June
2016
Feb.
2017
Mar.
2017
Apr.
2017
May
2017
June
2017(p)
June
2016
Feb.
2017
Mar.
2017
Apr.
2017
May
2017
June
2017(p)

Total

5,176 5,249 5,304 5,043 5,459 5,356 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.5 3.7 3.7

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,819 4,905 4,975 4,720 5,126 5,026 4.0 4.0 4.0 3.8 4.1 4.1

Mining and logging

24 39 30 32 38 34 3.6 5.7 4.3 4.5 5.4 4.8

Construction

278 367 372 375 368 348 4.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.3 5.0

Manufacturing

280 296 325 314 329 322 2.3 2.4 2.6 2.5 2.7 2.6

Durable goods

162 154 177 164 183 188 2.1 2.0 2.3 2.1 2.4 2.4

Nondurable goods

118 142 147 150 146 135 2.5 3.0 3.2 3.2 3.1 2.9

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,046 1,090 1,051 969 1,055 1,069 3.8 4.0 3.8 3.5 3.9 3.9

Wholesale trade

141 139 129 116 126 134 2.4 2.4 2.2 2.0 2.1 2.3

Retail trade

715 757 725 677 731 736 4.5 4.8 4.6 4.3 4.6 4.6

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

189 194 197 176 198 199 3.4 3.5 3.5 3.1 3.5 3.5

Information

81 76 77 58 73 66 2.9 2.8 2.8 2.1 2.7 2.4

Financial activities

196 190 214 185 220 203 2.4 2.3 2.5 2.2 2.6 2.4

Finance and insurance

126 122 138 119 145 126 2.1 2.0 2.2 1.9 2.3 2.0

Real estate and rental and leasing

70 68 76 66 75 78 3.3 3.1 3.5 3.0 3.4 3.5

Professional and business services

1,007 1,044 1,060 1,006 1,168 1,154 5.0 5.1 5.2 4.9 5.7 5.6

Education and health services

655 622 679 614 670 634 2.9 2.7 3.0 2.7 2.9 2.7

Educational services

95 81 96 97 101 72 2.7 2.2 2.7 2.7 2.8 2.0

Health care and social assistance

560 541 582 518 569 561 2.9 2.8 3.0 2.7 2.9 2.9

Leisure and hospitality

1,022 981 967 953 955 978 6.5 6.2 6.1 6.0 6.0 6.1

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

190 151 119 151 144 152 8.5 6.7 5.3 6.7 6.4 6.7

Accommodation and food services

832 831 849 802 811 826 6.2 6.1 6.3 5.9 5.9 6.1

Other services

229 199 200 213 250 217 4.0 3.5 3.5 3.7 4.3 3.8

Government

357 344 329 324 332 331 1.6 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5

Federal

39 35 34 34 29 31 1.4 1.3 1.2 1.2 1.0 1.1

State and local

317 308 295 290 303 300 1.6 1.6 1.5 1.5 1.6 1.5

State and local education

155 151 143 140 146 140 1.5 1.5 1.4 1.3 1.4 1.3

State and local, excluding education

162 157 152 150 157 160 1.8 1.7 1.7 1.6 1.7 1.7

REGION(3)

Northeast

891 864 864 888 1,017 868 3.3 3.2 3.2 3.3 3.8 3.2

South

1,895 2,105 2,057 1,963 2,109 2,153 3.6 4.0 3.9 3.7 4.0 4.0

Midwest

1,173 1,123 1,131 1,083 1,167 1,162 3.7 3.5 3.5 3.3 3.6 3.6

West

1,217 1,157 1,252 1,110 1,165 1,173 3.7 3.5 3.8 3.3 3.5 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: August 08, 2017