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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)
Oct.
2013
Sept.
2014
Oct.
2014(p)
Oct.
2013
Sept.
2014
Oct.
2014(p)

Total

4,741 5,296 5,349 3.4 3.8 3.8

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,475 4,896 5,068 3.9 4.2 4.3

Mining and logging

34 36 34 3.9 3.9 3.6

Construction

348 272 306 5.7 4.3 4.8

Manufacturing

228 285 279 1.9 2.3 2.3

Durable goods

136 157 165 1.8 2.0 2.1

Nondurable goods

92 127 114 2.0 2.8 2.5

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,157 1,028 1,369 4.4 3.9 5.1

Wholesale trade

133 151 170 2.3 2.6 2.9

Retail trade

858 701 967 5.6 4.6 6.2

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

165 176 231 3.2 3.4 4.4

Information

73 71 85 2.7 2.6 3.1

Financial activities

208 192 186 2.6 2.4 2.3

Finance and insurance

133 139 123 2.3 2.4 2.1

Real estate and rental and leasing

75 53 63 3.7 2.6 3.1

Professional and business services

929 1,132 1,134 4.9 5.8 5.8

Education and health services

552 764 647 2.6 3.6 3.0

Educational services

79 192 95 2.2 5.7 2.6

Health care and social assistance

473 572 553 2.6 3.2 3.0

Leisure and hospitality

777 924 855 5.4 6.2 5.8

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

109 138 108 5.4 6.4 5.2

Accommodation and food services

668 786 747 5.4 6.2 5.9

Other services

170 191 173 3.1 3.5 3.1

Government

266 400 281 1.2 1.8 1.3

Federal

28 30 27 1.0 1.1 1.0

State and local

237 370 254 1.2 1.9 1.3

REGION(3)

Northeast

736 949 804 2.8 3.6 3.0

South

1,885 1,961 2,168 3.8 3.9 4.2

Midwest

990 1,170 1,186 3.2 3.7 3.7

West

1,130 1,216 1,192 3.7 3.9 3.8

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: December 09, 2014
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