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.
2016
Oct.
2017
Nov.
2017(p)
Nov.
2016
Oct.
2017
Nov.
2017(p)

Total

4,880 5,970 5,069 3.3 4.0 3.4

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,605 5,651 4,769 3.7 4.5 3.8

Mining and logging

27 37 31 4.0 5.0 4.3

Construction

253 392 256 3.7 5.5 3.6

Manufacturing

235 350 293 1.9 2.8 2.3

Durable goods

141 191 177 1.8 2.5 2.3

Nondurable goods

94 159 116 2.0 3.4 2.5

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,304 1,291 1,329 4.7 4.7 4.7

Wholesale trade

99 164 106 1.7 2.7 1.8

Retail trade

896 898 887 5.5 5.7 5.4

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

309 229 337 5.4 4.0 5.8

Information

68 79 70 2.4 2.9 2.6

Financial activities

149 234 161 1.8 2.8 1.9

Finance and insurance

98 148 102 1.6 2.4 1.6

Real estate and rental and leasing

51 86 59 2.4 3.9 2.7

Professional and business services

985 1,253 1,039 4.8 5.9 4.9

Education and health services

528 746 570 2.3 3.2 2.4

Educational services

50 80 62 1.3 2.1 1.6

Health care and social assistance

477 666 508 2.5 3.4 2.6

Leisure and hospitality

886 1,031 869 5.7 6.5 5.5

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

107 139 112 5.1 6.2 5.3

Accommodation and food services

779 891 757 5.8 6.5 5.6

Other services

169 240 150 3.0 4.1 2.6

Government

275 319 301 1.2 1.4 1.3

Federal

49 45 50 1.8 1.6 1.8

State and local

226 274 250 1.1 1.4 1.3

State and local education

94 157 119 0.9 1.5 1.1

State and local, excluding education

132 117 132 1.5 1.3 1.4

REGION(3)

Northeast

781 1,005 751 2.9 3.7 2.7

South

1,846 2,378 2,071 3.5 4.4 3.8

Midwest

1,109 1,245 1,076 3.4 3.8 3.3

West

1,143 1,342 1,172 3.4 4.0 3.5

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.
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Last Modified Date: January 09, 2018