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Table 8. Hires levels and rates by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted

Table 8. Hires levels and rates by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted(1)
Industry and region Levels (in thousands) Rates(2)
June
2014
May
2015
June
2015(p)
June
2014
May
2015
June
2015(p)

Total

5,510 5,677 5,939 3.9 4.0 4.2

INDUSTRY

Total private

5,110 5,318 5,501 4.3 4.4 4.5

Mining and logging

41 24 30 4.6 2.9 3.6

Construction

335 412 422 5.3 6.4 6.4

Manufacturing

321 273 333 2.6 2.2 2.7

Durable goods

183 161 191 2.4 2.1 2.4

Nondurable goods

138 113 142 3.0 2.5 3.1

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,087 1,176 1,161 4.1 4.4 4.3

Wholesale trade

186 142 186 3.2 2.4 3.1

Retail trade

733 855 782 4.8 5.5 5.0

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

168 179 193 3.2 3.4 3.6

Information

91 84 94 3.3 3.0 3.4

Financial activities

219 219 234 2.7 2.7 2.9

Finance and insurance

141 146 154 2.4 2.4 2.5

Real estate and rental and leasing

78 72 80 3.7 3.5 3.8

Professional and business services

1,068 1,113 1,110 5.6 5.7 5.6

Education and health services

613 573 660 2.9 2.6 3.0

Educational services

91 52 99 2.8 1.5 3.0

Health care and social assistance

522 521 561 2.9 2.8 3.0

Leisure and hospitality

1,100 1,213 1,154 7.2 7.9 7.3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

229 257 232 9.6 11.4 9.5

Accommodation and food services

871 956 923 6.7 7.3 6.9

Other services

236 231 303 4.2 4.1 5.3

Government

400 358 437 1.8 1.6 2.0

Federal

45 55 41 1.7 2.0 1.5

State and local

355 304 396 1.9 1.6 2.1

REGION(3)

Northeast

834 918 923 3.2 3.5 3.5

South

2,139 2,156 2,259 4.2 4.2 4.4

Midwest

1,203 1,377 1,356 3.8 4.3 4.2

West

1,333 1,225 1,401 4.2 3.8 4.3

Footnotes
(1) Hires are the number of hires during the entire month.
(2) The hires rate is the number of hires during the entire month as a percent of total employment.
(3) 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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