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)
Apr.
2017
Mar.
2018
Apr.
2018(p)
Apr.
2017
Mar.
2018
Apr.
2018(p)

Total

5,633 5,139 5,990 3.9 3.5 4.0

INDUSTRY

Total private

5,372 4,885 5,711 4.4 3.9 4.5

Mining and logging

33 35 41 5.1 4.9 5.6

Construction

525 340 485 7.7 4.9 6.8

Manufacturing

325 338 358 2.6 2.7 2.8

Durable goods

172 207 219 2.2 2.6 2.8

Nondurable goods

152 131 139 3.3 2.8 3.0

Trade, transportation, and utilities

967 1,051 1,097 3.6 3.8 4.0

Wholesale trade

142 145 141 2.4 2.4 2.4

Retail trade

664 719 749 4.2 4.6 4.8

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

161 186 207 2.9 3.2 3.6

Information

69 74 85 2.5 2.7 3.1

Financial activities

214 171 204 2.5 2.0 2.4

Finance and insurance

126 103 121 2.0 1.6 1.9

Real estate and rental and leasing

88 68 82 4.1 3.1 3.7

Professional and business services

1,172 1,117 1,323 5.8 5.4 6.4

Education and health services

647 574 661 2.8 2.4 2.8

Educational services

66 55 63 1.7 1.4 1.6

Health care and social assistance

581 520 598 3.0 2.6 3.0

Leisure and hospitality

1,169 993 1,218 7.4 6.3 7.5

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

232 147 238 10.3 6.8 10.4

Accommodation and food services

936 845 980 6.9 6.2 7.1

Other services

252 193 239 4.4 3.3 4.1

Government

261 254 279 1.1 1.1 1.2

Federal

31 38 42 1.1 1.4 1.5

State and local

229 216 237 1.1 1.1 1.2

State and local education

77 80 84 0.7 0.7 0.8

State and local, excluding education

152 136 153 1.7 1.5 1.7

REGION(3)

Northeast

980 707 894 3.6 2.6 3.3

South

2,175 2,076 2,350 4.1 3.9 4.3

Midwest

1,258 1,163 1,348 3.9 3.6 4.1

West

1,219 1,192 1,398 3.6 3.5 4.1

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: June 05, 2018