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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
2013
Feb.
2014
Mar.
2014
Apr.
2014
May
2014
June
2014(p)
June
2013
Feb.
2014
Mar.
2014
Apr.
2014
May
2014
June
2014(p)

Total

4,418 4,699 4,706 4,770 4,738 4,830 3.2 3.4 3.4 3.5 3.4 3.5

INDUSTRY

Total private(4)

4,133 4,401 4,398 4,477 4,452 4,547 3.6 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.9

Construction

326 289 257 286 301 264 5.6 4.9 4.3 4.8 5.0 4.4

Manufacturing

234 234 248 238 240 259 2.0 1.9 2.1 2.0 2.0 2.1

Durable goods

137 137 144 145 153 148 1.8 1.8 1.9 1.9 2.0 1.9

Nondurable goods

97 96 105 94 88 110 2.2 2.1 2.3 2.1 2.0 2.5

Trade, transportation, and utilities(5)

868 1,027 1,023 1,074 1,073 1,129 3.4 3.9 3.9 4.1 4.1 4.3

Retail trade

606 722 716 764 742 765 4.0 4.7 4.7 5.0 4.8 5.0

Professional and business services

949 1,015 1,017 1,010 973 1,031 5.1 5.3 5.3 5.3 5.1 5.4

Education and health services(6)

464 527 569 575 525 529 2.2 2.5 2.7 2.7 2.4 2.5

Health care and social assistance

412 448 485 499 454 452 2.3 2.5 2.7 2.8 2.5 2.5

Leisure and hospitality

802 841 811 847 857 867 5.6 5.8 5.6 5.8 5.9 5.9

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

134 135 122 155 150 148 6.6 6.5 5.9 7.4 7.2 7.0

Accommodation and food services

668 706 689 692 707 720 5.5 5.7 5.5 5.6 5.7 5.7

Government(7)

286 298 307 293 285 284 1.3 1.4 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.3

State and local

254 270 277 264 256 251 1.3 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.3 1.3

REGION(8)

Northeast

698 697 723 754 726 672 2.7 2.7 2.8 2.9 2.8 2.6

South

1,746 1,846 1,847 1,814 1,870 2,001 3.5 3.7 3.7 3.6 3.7 4.0

Midwest

948 1,040 1,038 1,137 1,122 1,042 3.1 3.3 3.3 3.6 3.6 3.3

West

1,027 1,118 1,098 1,066 1,020 1,115 3.4 3.6 3.6 3.4 3.3 3.6

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, 2014
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