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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)
Nov.
2020
Oct.
2021
Nov.
2021(p)
Nov.
2020
Oct.
2021
Nov.
2021(p)

Total

5,563 6,889 6,245 3.9 4.6 4.2

INDUSTRY

Total private

5,275 6,557 5,929 4.3 5.2 4.6

Mining and logging

21 26 16 3.5 4.0 2.5

Construction

302 390 347 4.1 5.1 4.6

Manufacturing

357 485 425 2.9 3.9 3.4

Durable goods

204 272 248 2.7 3.5 3.2

Nondurable goods

152 213 177 3.3 4.5 3.7

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,565 1,645 1,728 5.7 5.9 6.1

Wholesale trade

129 180 159 2.3 3.1 2.8

Retail trade

880 1,052 1,051 5.7 6.8 6.6

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

557 413 518 8.7 6.3 7.7

Information

76 155 95 2.9 5.5 3.4

Financial activities

189 234 217 2.2 2.6 2.4

Finance and insurance

127 146 150 1.9 2.2 2.3

Real estate and rental and leasing

62 88 68 2.8 3.8 2.9

Professional and business services

1,108 1,310 1,211 5.4 6.1 5.6

Education and health services

604 895 701 2.6 3.7 2.9

Educational services

65 107 69 1.8 2.8 1.8

Health care and social assistance

539 787 632 2.7 3.9 3.1

Leisure and hospitality

892 1,166 977 6.6 7.6 6.4

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

99 139 122 5.8 6.4 5.8

Accommodation and food services

793 1,027 855 6.8 7.7 6.5

Other services

162 251 211 3.0 4.3 3.6

Government

288 332 316 1.3 1.5 1.4

Federal

68 49 57 2.3 1.7 2.0

State and local

220 284 259 1.2 1.5 1.3

State and local education

88 135 121 0.9 1.3 1.1

State and local, excluding education

132 148 139 1.5 1.7 1.6

REGION(3)

Northeast

857 1,068 920 3.3 3.9 3.4

South

2,279 2,826 2,560 4.3 5.2 4.6

Midwest

1,235 1,392 1,300 4.0 4.3 4.0

West

1,192 1,603 1,465 3.5 4.6 4.2

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