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)
July
2016
June
2017
July
2017(p)
July
2016
June
2017
July
2017(p)

Total

5,731 6,204 5,970 4.0 4.2 4.1

INDUSTRY

Total private

5,323 5,770 5,608 4.3 4.6 4.5

Mining and logging

24 38 35 3.5 5.3 4.9

Construction

396 406 438 5.7 5.7 6.1

Manufacturing

311 399 382 2.5 3.2 3.1

Durable goods

179 233 214 2.3 3.0 2.7

Nondurable goods

132 166 168 2.8 3.5 3.6

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,050 1,049 1,029 3.9 3.8 3.8

Wholesale trade

148 152 159 2.5 2.6 2.7

Retail trade

710 719 686 4.5 4.5 4.3

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

191 178 185 3.5 3.2 3.3

Information

81 79 83 2.9 2.9 3.0

Financial activities

204 247 226 2.4 2.9 2.6

Finance and insurance

133 159 153 2.2 2.5 2.4

Real estate and rental and leasing

71 88 72 3.2 3.9 3.2

Professional and business services

1,244 1,287 1,280 6.1 6.2 6.1

Education and health services

731 703 778 3.3 3.1 3.4

Educational services

104 90 111 3.2 2.6 3.3

Health care and social assistance

627 614 667 3.3 3.1 3.4

Leisure and hospitality

1,085 1,269 1,093 6.6 7.6 6.5

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

170 279 155 6.5 10.8 5.9

Accommodation and food services

915 991 937 6.6 7.1 6.7

Other services

197 293 264 3.4 5.0 4.5

Government

408 435 362 1.9 2.0 1.7

Federal

36 33 34 1.3 1.2 1.2

State and local

372 401 328 2.0 2.1 1.8

State and local education

177 116 151 2.0 1.2 1.7

State and local, excluding education

195 285 177 2.1 3.1 1.9

REGION(3)

Northeast

895 1,056 984 3.4 3.9 3.6

South

2,254 2,319 2,282 4.3 4.3 4.3

Midwest

1,210 1,480 1,351 3.8 4.5 4.2

West

1,372 1,349 1,352 4.2 4.0 4.0

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: September 12, 2017