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
2017
May
2018
June
2018(p)
June
2017
May
2018
June
2018(p)

Total

6,272 6,469 6,469 4.3 4.3 4.3

INDUSTRY

Total private

5,841 6,101 6,038 4.7 4.8 4.7

Mining and logging

35 45 47 5.1 6.1 6.3

Construction

405 499 426 5.7 6.9 5.7

Manufacturing

408 400 436 3.3 3.2 3.4

Durable goods

236 237 258 3.0 3.0 3.2

Nondurable goods

172 163 178 3.6 3.4 3.7

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,093 1,170 1,116 4.0 4.2 4.0

Wholesale trade

167 133 152 2.8 2.2 2.5

Retail trade

741 815 742 4.7 5.1 4.7

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

186 222 221 3.3 3.8 3.8

Information

83 92 101 2.9 3.3 3.6

Financial activities

246 225 281 2.9 2.6 3.3

Finance and insurance

156 142 187 2.5 2.3 2.9

Real estate and rental and leasing

90 82 94 4.0 3.7 4.1

Professional and business services

1,240 1,255 1,259 6.0 6.0 6.0

Education and health services

728 714 798 3.2 3.0 3.4

Educational services

100 83 106 2.9 2.2 3.0

Health care and social assistance

628 631 691 3.2 3.2 3.5

Leisure and hospitality

1,299 1,398 1,300 7.7 8.4 7.6

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

295 308 293 11.1 12.7 11.0

Accommodation and food services

1,004 1,090 1,007 7.1 7.7 7.0

Other services

304 304 276 5.2 5.2 4.6

Government

- - - - - -

Federal

- - - - - -

State and local

390 333 394 2.0 1.7 2.0

State and local education

107 90 125 1.1 0.8 1.2

State and local, excluding education

283 243 269 3.0 2.7 2.9

REGION(3)

Northeast

1,065 996 1,103 3.9 3.6 4.0

South

2,366 2,494 2,462 4.4 4.6 4.5

Midwest

1,461 1,624 1,461 4.5 4.9 4.4

West

1,381 1,355 1,443 4.1 3.9 4.2

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

-Data not available

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Last Modified Date: August 07, 2018