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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)
Nov.
2013
July
2014
Aug.
2014
Sept.
2014
Oct.
2014
Nov.
2014(p)
Nov.
2013
July
2014
Aug.
2014
Sept.
2014
Oct.
2014
Nov.
2014(p)

Total

4,574 4,934 4,742 5,075 5,101 4,990 3.3 3.6 3.4 3.6 3.7 3.6

INDUSTRY

Total private(4)

4,286 4,651 4,450 4,764 4,797 4,688 3.7 4.0 3.8 4.1 4.1 4.0

Construction

299 371 330 284 320 308 5.1 6.1 5.4 4.7 5.3 5.0

Manufacturing

269 259 236 279 276 259 2.2 2.1 1.9 2.3 2.3 2.1

Durable goods

147 155 139 160 169 153 1.9 2.0 1.8 2.1 2.2 2.0

Nondurable goods

122 103 97 119 108 106 2.7 2.3 2.2 2.7 2.4 2.4

Trade, transportation, and utilities(5)

1,012 1,090 1,011 1,020 1,135 1,119 3.9 4.1 3.8 3.8 4.3 4.2

Retail trade

694 758 686 693 778 778 4.6 4.9 4.5 4.5 5.0 5.0

Professional and business services

950 1,012 1,049 1,168 1,110 998 5.0 5.3 5.4 6.0 5.7 5.1

Education and health services(6)

522 555 514 636 589 578 2.5 2.6 2.4 2.9 2.7 2.7

Health care and social assistance

448 485 437 543 507 507 2.5 2.7 2.4 3.0 2.8 2.8

Leisure and hospitality

792 852 845 887 899 907 5.5 5.8 5.8 6.0 6.1 6.1

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

141 138 136 142 150 132 6.8 6.6 6.5 6.7 7.1 6.2

Accommodation and food services

651 714 709 745 749 775 5.3 5.7 5.6 5.9 5.9 6.1

Government(7)

288 282 293 311 304 303 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.4 1.4 1.4

State and local

249 252 265 281 275 266 1.3 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.4 1.4

REGION(8)

Northeast

696 793 728 827 776 794 2.7 3.0 2.8 3.2 3.0 3.0

South

1,824 1,945 1,872 1,971 2,017 1,953 3.7 3.9 3.7 3.9 4.0 3.8

Midwest

1,022 1,119 1,018 1,139 1,160 1,226 3.3 3.6 3.2 3.6 3.7 3.9

West

1,032 1,077 1,124 1,139 1,149 1,018 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.7 3.3

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: January 13, 2015
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