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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.
2021
Oct.
2022
Nov.
2022(p)
Nov.
2021
Oct.
2022
Nov.
2022(p)

Total

6,247 6,516 5,617 4.2 4.2 3.6

INDUSTRY

Total private

5,928 6,145 5,289 4.6 4.7 4.0

Mining and logging

17 21 16 2.8 3.3 2.6

Construction

336 350 234 4.4 4.4 3.0

Manufacturing

405 438 339 3.2 3.4 2.6

Durable goods

227 230 181 2.9 2.9 2.2

Nondurable goods

178 207 159 3.7 4.2 3.2

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,714 1,534 1,592 6.0 5.3 5.4

Wholesale trade

157 170 147 2.7 2.9 2.5

Retail trade

1,062 864 835 6.7 5.5 5.2

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

495 500 610 7.0 7.0 8.4

Information

104 119 116 3.6 3.9 3.8

Financial activities

209 228 210 2.4 2.5 2.3

Finance and insurance

141 147 134 2.2 2.2 2.0

Real estate and rental and leasing

68 80 76 2.9 3.4 3.2

Professional and business services

1,216 1,222 1,005 5.5 5.4 4.4

Education and health services

734 871 734 3.0 3.5 2.9

Educational services

85 100 61 2.2 2.5 1.5

Health care and social assistance

648 771 673 3.2 3.7 3.2

Leisure and hospitality

984 1,136 883 6.7 7.1 5.6

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

111 123 111 5.4 5.3 5.0

Accommodation and food services

873 1,013 772 6.9 7.4 5.7

Other services

209 227 160 3.8 3.9 2.8

Government

318 371 327 1.4 1.6 1.4

Federal

59 48 50 2.0 1.7 1.7

State and local

259 323 278 1.3 1.6 1.4

State and local education

133 172 125 1.2 1.6 1.1

State and local, excluding education

127 151 153 1.4 1.7 1.7

REGION(3)

Northeast

891 891 759 3.3 3.2 2.8

South

2,595 2,722 2,330 4.6 4.7 4.0

Midwest

1,326 1,321 1,244 4.1 4.0 3.7

West

1,435 1,583 1,284 4.1 4.4 3.6

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, 2023