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
2016
May
2017
June
2017(p)
June
2016
May
2017
June
2017(p)

Total

5,922 6,032 6,100 4.1 4.1 4.1

INDUSTRY

Total private

5,456 5,679 5,664 4.4 4.6 4.5

Mining and logging

27 39 40 4.1 5.6 5.6

Construction

340 462 411 4.9 6.7 5.8

Manufacturing

344 368 397 2.8 3.0 3.2

Durable goods

196 209 230 2.5 2.7 3.0

Nondurable goods

148 159 167 3.2 3.4 3.6

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,024 1,108 1,059 3.8 4.1 3.9

Wholesale trade

156 132 151 2.6 2.2 2.5

Retail trade

697 799 729 4.4 5.1 4.6

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

171 177 180 3.1 3.2 3.2

Information

96 76 78 3.4 2.8 2.8

Financial activities

235 248 244 2.8 3.0 2.9

Finance and insurance

152 163 151 2.5 2.6 2.4

Real estate and rental and leasing

82 85 93 3.8 3.9 4.2

Professional and business services

1,092 1,223 1,248 5.4 5.9 6.0

Education and health services

725 649 695 3.2 2.8 3.0

Educational services

115 77 86 3.4 2.1 2.5

Health care and social assistance

610 572 608 3.2 2.9 3.1

Leisure and hospitality

1,270 1,206 1,199 7.8 7.5 7.2

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

303 241 244 12.0 10.3 9.5

Accommodation and food services

967 966 955 7.0 7.0 6.8

Other services

303 299 294 5.3 5.2 5.0

Government

467 353 436 2.1 1.6 2.0

Federal

52 36 39 1.8 1.3 1.4

State and local

415 317 397 2.2 1.6 2.0

State and local education

132 90 115 1.3 0.8 1.1

State and local, excluding education

283 226 282 3.0 2.5 3.0

REGION(3)

Northeast

1,032 1,103 1,005 3.9 4.1 3.7

South

2,081 2,260 2,367 3.9 4.2 4.4

Midwest

1,374 1,419 1,354 4.3 4.4 4.1

West

1,436 1,249 1,373 4.3 3.7 4.1

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: August 08, 2017