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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)
Feb.
2014
Jan.
2015
Feb.
2015(p)
Feb.
2014
Jan.
2015
Feb.
2015(p)

Total

3,828 4,753 3,998 2.8 3.4 2.9

INDUSTRY

Total private

3,604 4,468 3,764 3.2 3.8 3.2

Mining and logging

27 37 22 3.1 4.1 2.5

Construction

237 310 244 4.2 5.2 4.1

Manufacturing

204 269 216 1.7 2.2 1.8

Durable goods

124 168 136 1.6 2.2 1.7

Nondurable goods

80 101 80 1.8 2.3 1.8

Trade, transportation, and utilities

781 909 796 3.0 3.4 3.0

Wholesale trade

114 146 131 2.0 2.5 2.2

Retail trade

540 591 535 3.6 3.8 3.5

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

127 172 130 2.5 3.3 2.5

Information

50 89 61 1.9 3.3 2.2

Financial activities

140 227 135 1.8 2.8 1.7

Finance and insurance

94 155 90 1.6 2.6 1.5

Real estate and rental and leasing

46 72 45 2.3 3.5 2.2

Professional and business services

866 1,090 882 4.7 5.7 4.6

Education and health services

441 587 481 2.1 2.7 2.2

Educational services

65 64 68 1.8 1.9 1.9

Health care and social assistance

376 523 414 2.1 2.9 2.3

Leisure and hospitality

700 761 738 5.0 5.3 5.1

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

90 107 95 4.8 5.7 4.9

Accommodation and food services

610 653 643 5.1 5.3 5.1

Other services

158 189 188 2.9 3.4 3.4

Government

224 285 234 1.0 1.3 1.1

Federal

24 31 25 0.9 1.1 0.9

State and local

201 254 209 1.0 1.3 1.1

REGION(3)

Northeast

497 658 599 2.0 2.5 2.3

South

1,577 2,003 1,548 3.2 4.0 3.1

Midwest

822 1,084 922 2.7 3.5 2.9

West

932 1,007 928 3.0 3.2 2.9

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: April 07, 2015
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