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)
Mar.
2018
Feb.
2019
Mar.
2019(p)
Mar.
2018
Feb.
2019
Mar.
2019(p)

Total

5,300 4,718 5,278 3.6 3.2 3.5

INDUSTRY

Total private

5,041 4,449 5,032 4.0 3.5 4.0

Mining and logging

34 29 38 4.9 3.9 5.1

Construction

359 308 355 5.2 4.4 5.0

Manufacturing

348 311 334 2.8 2.4 2.6

Durable goods

209 172 179 2.7 2.1 2.2

Nondurable goods

139 139 156 3.0 2.9 3.3

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,058 875 1,025 3.9 3.2 3.7

Wholesale trade

141 129 142 2.4 2.2 2.4

Retail trade

729 568 689 4.7 3.7 4.4

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

188 177 194 3.2 2.9 3.2

Information

88 71 87 3.1 2.5 3.1

Financial activities

173 160 163 2.0 1.9 1.9

Finance and insurance

108 116 112 1.7 1.8 1.8

Real estate and rental and leasing

65 44 52 3.0 1.9 2.3

Professional and business services

1,109 1,063 1,107 5.4 5.1 5.2

Education and health services

644 613 657 2.7 2.5 2.7

Educational services

58 77 68 1.5 2.0 1.7

Health care and social assistance

586 536 589 3.0 2.6 2.9

Leisure and hospitality

1,035 873 1,090 6.5 5.5 6.7

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

187 116 160 8.5 5.2 7.0

Accommodation and food services

848 757 930 6.2 5.5 6.7

Other services

192 147 176 3.3 2.5 3.0

Government

259 269 246 1.1 1.2 1.1

Federal

30 29 34 1.1 1.1 1.2

State and local

230 240 213 1.1 1.2 1.1

State and local education

88 126 91 0.8 1.2 0.8

State and local, excluding education

142 113 122 1.6 1.2 1.3

REGION(3)

Northeast

785 660 836 2.9 2.4 3.0

South

2,097 2,084 2,164 3.9 3.8 4.0

Midwest

1,218 998 1,118 3.8 3.0 3.4

West

1,200 976 1,160 3.5 2.8 3.3

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: May 07, 2019