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.
2015
Oct.
2016
Nov.
2016(p)
Nov.
2015
Oct.
2016
Nov.
2016(p)

Total

4,873 5,438 4,850 3.4 3.7 3.3

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,599 5,119 4,563 3.8 4.2 3.7

Mining and logging

17 34 27 2.2 4.9 3.9

Construction

261 335 260 3.9 4.9 3.8

Manufacturing

229 279 225 1.9 2.3 1.8

Durable goods

125 156 133 1.6 2.0 1.7

Nondurable goods

104 122 92 2.3 2.6 2.0

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,407 1,328 1,318 5.1 4.8 4.7

Wholesale trade

100 132 96 1.7 2.2 1.6

Retail trade

1,055 938 907 6.5 5.9 5.5

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

251 258 315 4.6 4.7 5.6

Information

68 79 65 2.5 2.8 2.3

Financial activities

185 184 149 2.3 2.2 1.8

Finance and insurance

122 114 97 2.0 1.8 1.6

Real estate and rental and leasing

63 70 52 3.0 3.3 2.4

Professional and business services

946 1,103 963 4.7 5.4 4.7

Education and health services

528 695 524 2.3 3.0 2.3

Educational services

63 71 51 1.7 1.9 1.3

Health care and social assistance

465 624 473 2.5 3.2 2.4

Leisure and hospitality

812 910 869 5.4 5.9 5.7

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

91 118 102 4.5 5.4 4.9

Accommodation and food services

720 791 767 5.5 5.9 5.8

Other services

146 173 164 2.6 3.0 2.9

Government

274 319 287 1.2 1.4 1.3

Federal

55 40 52 2.0 1.4 1.9

State and local

218 279 235 1.1 1.4 1.2

State and local education

105 122 99 1.0 1.1 0.9

State and local, excluding education

114 156 136 1.3 1.7 1.5

REGION(3)

Northeast

781 910 785 2.9 3.4 2.9

South

1,836 2,173 1,855 3.5 4.1 3.5

Midwest

1,109 1,154 1,095 3.4 3.5 3.4

West

1,146 1,201 1,116 3.5 3.6 3.4

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: January 10, 2017