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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)
Nov.
2020
July
2021
Aug.
2021
Sept.
2021
Oct.
2021
Nov.
2021(p)
Nov.
2020
July
2021
Aug.
2021
Sept.
2021
Oct.
2021
Nov.
2021(p)

Total

6,019 6,761 6,497 6,546 6,506 6,697 4.2 4.6 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.5

INDUSTRY

Total private

5,649 6,268 6,140 6,206 6,140 6,305 4.7 5.0 4.9 4.9 4.9 5.0

Mining and logging

25 24 24 18 23 22 4.2 3.8 3.7 2.8 3.6 3.3

Construction

389 377 391 361 375 423 5.3 5.1 5.3 4.8 5.0 5.6

Manufacturing

405 477 476 483 482 472 3.3 3.8 3.8 3.9 3.9 3.8

Durable goods

230 261 260 264 270 270 3.0 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.5 3.5

Nondurable goods

176 216 216 219 212 202 3.8 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.5 4.3

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,285 1,310 1,411 1,375 1,384 1,423 4.8 4.8 5.1 5.0 5.0 5.1

Wholesale trade

150 183 194 179 171 180 2.7 3.2 3.4 3.1 3.0 3.1

Retail trade

713 857 932 896 875 891 4.7 5.6 6.1 5.8 5.7 5.8

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

421 271 284 301 338 352 6.7 4.3 4.4 4.7 5.2 5.4

Information

81 98 105 109 126 106 3.1 3.6 3.8 3.9 4.5 3.8

Financial activities

217 224 201 299 207 237 2.5 2.5 2.3 3.4 2.3 2.7

Finance and insurance

143 143 126 224 129 159 2.2 2.2 1.9 3.4 2.0 2.4

Real estate and rental and leasing

73 80 75 75 78 78 3.3 3.5 3.3 3.2 3.4 3.3

Professional and business services

1,220 1,258 1,200 1,230 1,237 1,282 6.0 6.0 5.7 5.8 5.8 6.0

Education and health services

725 783 815 808 801 815 3.1 3.3 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.4

Educational services

90 112 139 59 104 97 2.7 3.1 3.8 1.6 2.9 2.7

Health care and social assistance

635 671 676 749 697 718 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.7 3.5 3.6

Leisure and hospitality

1,097 1,440 1,274 1,243 1,241 1,260 8.1 9.5 8.4 8.1 8.0 8.1

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

138 183 194 193 166 181 7.6 8.7 9.0 8.8 7.5 8.1

Accommodation and food services

959 1,258 1,080 1,050 1,075 1,079 8.1 9.6 8.2 8.0 8.1 8.1

Other services

206 277 245 279 264 264 3.8 4.8 4.3 4.9 4.6 4.6

Government

370 494 357 340 366 392 1.7 2.2 1.6 1.5 1.7 1.8

Federal

68 48 47 42 44 50 2.4 1.7 1.6 1.5 1.5 1.7

State and local

302 446 310 298 321 342 1.6 2.3 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.8

State and local education

140 290 161 127 164 182 1.5 2.8 1.6 1.3 1.6 1.8

State and local, excluding education

163 156 149 171 157 160 1.8 1.7 1.7 1.9 1.7 1.8

REGION(3)

Northeast

937 1,015 972 1,033 1,034 1,026 3.6 3.8 3.6 3.8 3.8 3.8

South

2,458 2,635 2,659 2,662 2,636 2,732 4.7 4.9 4.9 4.9 4.8 5.0

Midwest

1,316 1,581 1,349 1,365 1,349 1,381 4.3 5.0 4.2 4.3 4.2 4.3

West

1,309 1,530 1,518 1,485 1,486 1,557 3.9 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.3 4.5

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.
(p) Preliminary

Last Modified Date: January 04, 2022