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Table 2. Hires levels and rates by industry and region, seasonally adjusted

Table 2. Hires levels and rates by industry and region, seasonally adjusted(1)
Industry and region Levels (in thousands)(2) Rates(3)
June
2014
Feb.
2015
Mar.
2015
Apr.
2015
May
2015
June
2015(p)
June
2014
Feb.
2015
Mar.
2015
Apr.
2015
May
2015
June
2015(p)

Total

4,820 5,011 5,088 5,034 5,060 5,177 3.5 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.7

INDUSTRY

Total private(4)

4,522 4,700 4,759 4,698 4,732 4,853 3.9 3.9 4.0 3.9 4.0 4.0

Construction

267 326 307 345 320 333 4.4 5.1 4.8 5.4 5.0 5.2

Manufacturing

273 259 257 252 245 274 2.2 2.1 2.1 2.0 2.0 2.2

Durable goods

154 154 152 144 141 159 2.0 2.0 2.0 1.8 1.8 2.0

Nondurable goods

118 105 105 109 104 115 2.6 2.3 2.3 2.4 2.3 2.5

Trade, transportation, and utilities(5)

1,097 1,042 1,105 1,039 1,107 1,159 4.2 3.9 4.1 3.9 4.1 4.3

Retail trade

747 714 756 722 782 792 4.9 4.6 4.9 4.6 5.0 5.1

Professional and business services

990 1,033 1,073 1,040 1,040 1,029 5.2 5.3 5.5 5.3 5.3 5.2

Education and health services(6)

540 619 591 598 598 584 2.5 2.8 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.7

Health care and social assistance

455 527 518 517 515 497 2.5 2.9 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.7

Leisure and hospitality

881 919 928 907 932 927 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.0 6.2 6.1

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

147 147 152 130 154 148 7.0 6.9 7.1 6.0 7.1 6.8

Accommodation and food services

735 772 776 777 778 779 5.8 6.0 6.0 6.0 6.0 6.0

Government(7)

298 311 329 336 328 325 1.4 1.4 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5

State and local

264 278 294 300 286 294 1.4 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.5 1.5

REGION(8)

Northeast

673 820 784 770 803 758 2.6 3.1 3.0 2.9 3.0 2.9

South

1,957 1,881 1,947 1,944 1,966 2,054 3.9 3.7 3.8 3.8 3.8 4.0

Midwest

1,044 1,179 1,215 1,214 1,150 1,182 3.3 3.7 3.8 3.8 3.6 3.7

West

1,146 1,131 1,142 1,107 1,141 1,184 3.7 3.6 3.6 3.5 3.6 3.7

Footnotes
(1) Hires are the number of hires during the entire month.
(2) Detail will not necessarily add to totals because of the independent seasonal adjustment of the various series and because not all series are shown.
(3) The hires rate is the number of hires during the entire month as a percent of total employment.
(4) Includes mining and logging, information, financial activities, and other services, not shown separately.
(5) Includes wholesale trade and transportation, warehousing, and utilities, not shown separately.
(6) Includes educational services, not shown separately.
(7) Includes federal government, not shown separately.
(8) 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

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Last Modified Date: August 12, 2015
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