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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)
Nov.
2013
Oct.
2014
Nov.
2014(p)
Nov.
2013
Oct.
2014
Nov.
2014(p)

Total

4,165 5,415 4,575 3.0 3.8 3.2

INDUSTRY

Total private

3,945 5,136 4,342 3.4 4.3 3.7

Mining and logging

19 32 26 2.2 3.4 2.8

Construction

218 325 227 3.6 5.1 3.6

Manufacturing

219 281 212 1.8 2.3 1.7

Durable goods

124 168 129 1.6 2.2 1.7

Nondurable goods

95 113 84 2.1 2.5 1.9

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,250 1,370 1,377 4.7 5.1 5.1

Wholesale trade

88 164 113 1.5 2.8 1.9

Retail trade

907 978 1,020 5.8 6.3 6.4

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

255 228 244 4.9 4.3 4.6

Information

66 87 64 2.4 3.2 2.4

Financial activities

153 190 192 1.9 2.4 2.4

Finance and insurance

104 128 133 1.8 2.2 2.2

Real estate and rental and leasing

49 61 58 2.5 3.0 2.8

Professional and business services

859 1,180 911 4.5 6.0 4.6

Education and health services

410 626 459 1.9 2.9 2.1

Educational services

46 86 40 1.3 2.4 1.1

Health care and social assistance

363 541 418 2.0 3.0 2.3

Leisure and hospitality

621 864 717 4.4 5.9 4.9

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

109 122 99 5.7 5.8 5.0

Accommodation and food services

512 743 618 4.2 5.9 4.9

Other services

131 182 157 2.4 3.3 2.8

Government

221 278 233 1.0 1.2 1.0

Federal

37 27 42 1.3 1.0 1.6

State and local

184 251 190 0.9 1.3 1.0

REGION(3)

Northeast

617 801 714 2.4 3.0 2.7

South

1,664 2,170 1,794 3.3 4.2 3.5

Midwest

917 1,205 1,124 2.9 3.8 3.5

West

967 1,238 943 3.1 3.9 3.0

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: January 13, 2015
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