Table 14. Annual hires rates by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted

Table 14. Annual hires rates by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted(1) [percent]
Industry and region 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018

Total

42.4 44.1 44.1 44.8 46.3

INDUSTRY

Total private

47.3 48.9 48.7 49.5 51.0

Mining and logging

44.1 37.1 43.7 55.2 64.2

Construction

60.4 61.7 60.4 65.9 62.3

Manufacturing

25.8 26.1 27.1 32.0 34.7

Durable goods

24.1 24.2 24.9 28.9 31.7

Nondurable goods

28.7 29.3 30.7 37.2 39.8

Trade, transportation, and utilities

48.8 48.7 47.3 46.2 50.1

Wholesale trade

30.0 28.4 28.4 28.4 30.0

Retail trade

58.0 58.3 55.6 53.6 58.4

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

42.7 42.9 43.5 43.7 48.1

Information

36.7 35.6 35.1 36.2 38.3

Financial activities

29.0 29.2 29.0 29.9 29.4

Finance and insurance

25.9 26.3 26.0 26.5 26.1

Real estate and rental and leasing

37.8 37.4 37.5 39.7 38.4

Professional and business services

63.8 65.7 66.3 65.5 66.0

Education and health services

32.3 34.1 34.0 34.5 34.9

Educational services

31.3 31.5 31.2 31.1 31.8

Health care and social assistance

32.5 34.6 34.5 35.2 35.5

Leisure and hospitality

72.0 76.8 78.0 76.2 79.0

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

84.7 85.2 84.7 87.3 93.1

Accommodation and food services

69.9 75.4 76.9 74.3 76.6

Other services

39.9 44.7 40.6 46.7 45.1

Government

16.4 18.5 18.9 18.5 19.5

Federal

12.3 15.0 14.8 13.6 15.0

State and local

17.0 18.9 19.5 19.2 20.2

State and local education

15.2 17.7 17.8 17.6 19.6

State and local, excluding education

19.0 20.4 21.4 21.2 20.8

REGION(2)

Northeast

34.8 37.9 38.4 39.0 38.9

South

45.9 47.3 46.3 48.4 49.9

Midwest

42.5 44.1 44.9 44.5 47.4

West

43.0 44.2 44.6 44.0 45.1

Footnotes
(1) The annual hires rate is the number of hires during the entire year as a percent of annual average employment.
(2) 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.

NOTE: Data have been revised to incorporate the annual updates to the Current Employment Statistics employment estimates and to implement a new imputation methodology.

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Last Modified Date: March 15, 2019