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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)
Feb.
2013
Oct.
2013
Nov.
2013
Dec.
2013
Jan.
2014
Feb.
2014(p)
Feb.
2013
Oct.
2013
Nov.
2013
Dec.
2013
Jan.
2014
Feb.
2014(p)

Total

4,551 4,512 4,574 4,578 4,516 4,587 3.4 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.3

INDUSTRY

Total private(4)

4,234 4,232 4,286 4,291 4,228 4,287 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.7

Construction

379 348 299 251 281 273 6.6 5.9 5.1 4.3 4.7 4.6

Manufacturing

241 229 269 253 244 234 2.0 1.9 2.2 2.1 2.0 1.9

Durable goods

147 140 147 146 138 139 2.0 1.8 1.9 1.9 1.8 1.8

Nondurable goods

94 90 122 107 106 95 2.1 2.0 2.7 2.4 2.4 2.1

Trade, transportation, and utilities(5)

933 966 1,012 1,003 921 986 3.6 3.7 3.9 3.8 3.5 3.8

Retail trade

655 687 694 734 607 675 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.8 4.0 4.4

Professional and business services

849 886 950 980 980 975 4.6 4.7 5.0 5.2 5.2 5.1

Education and health services(6)

522 530 522 539 556 524 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.6 2.5

Health care and social assistance

461 454 448 461 475 440 2.6 2.5 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.5

Leisure and hospitality

800 813 792 795 789 824 5.7 5.7 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.7

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

122 138 141 126 117 129 6.1 6.7 6.8 6.1 5.6 6.1

Accommodation and food services

678 675 651 668 672 695 5.6 5.5 5.3 5.4 5.4 5.6

Government(7)

317 281 288 287 288 300 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.4

State and local

271 252 249 259 262 273 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.4 1.4 1.4

REGION(8)

Northeast

745 712 696 702 684 688 2.9 2.8 2.7 2.7 2.6 2.7

South

1,838 1,775 1,824 1,761 1,849 1,797 3.7 3.6 3.7 3.5 3.7 3.6

Midwest

874 956 1,022 1,053 944 1,024 2.9 3.1 3.3 3.4 3.0 3.3

West

1,095 1,069 1,032 1,063 1,039 1,079 3.6 3.5 3.4 3.5 3.4 3.5

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: April 08, 2014
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