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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)
June
2021
May
2022
June
2022(p)
June
2021
May
2022
June
2022(p)

Total

7,427 7,098 7,335 5.1 4.7 4.8

INDUSTRY

Total private

6,971 6,656 6,840 5.6 5.1 5.2

Mining and logging

23 29 33 4.1 4.7 5.2

Construction

424 437 412 5.6 5.7 5.2

Manufacturing

534 498 571 4.3 3.9 4.4

Durable goods

297 268 285 3.9 3.4 3.6

Nondurable goods

238 230 286 5.1 4.8 5.9

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,623 1,340 1,406 5.9 4.7 4.9

Wholesale trade

194 205 200 3.4 3.5 3.4

Retail trade

1,129 807 911 7.3 5.2 5.8

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

300 327 295 4.6 4.7 4.2

Information

117 114 131 4.1 3.8 4.3

Financial activities

229 257 209 2.6 2.9 2.3

Finance and insurance

147 159 137 2.3 2.4 2.1

Real estate and rental and leasing

82 98 72 3.6 4.2 3.0

Professional and business services

1,380 1,380 1,349 6.5 6.2 6.0

Education and health services

810 879 964 3.5 3.6 4.0

Educational services

108 113 118 3.2 3.0 3.3

Health care and social assistance

702 766 846 3.5 3.7 4.1

Leisure and hospitality

1,509 1,423 1,482 10.2 9.0 9.1

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

261 298 272 11.7 12.8 10.7

Accommodation and food services

1,248 1,125 1,209 10.0 8.4 8.8

Other services

322 299 284 5.8 5.3 4.9

Government

456 442 496 2.1 2.0 2.2

Federal

42 48 36 1.5 1.7 1.3

State and local

413 394 460 2.2 2.0 2.4

State and local education

172 124 165 1.7 1.2 1.6

State and local, excluding education

242 270 295 2.6 3.0 3.2

REGION(3)

Northeast

1,154 1,109 1,165 4.4 4.1 4.3

South

2,896 2,899 2,923 5.3 5.1 5.1

Midwest

1,747 1,556 1,661 5.5 4.7 5.0

West

1,629 1,534 1,586 4.8 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: August 02, 2022