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Table 13. Annual hires levels by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted

Table 13. Annual hires levels by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted(1) [in thousands]
Industry and region 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015

Total

50,253 52,354 54,318 58,632 61,680

INDUSTRY

Total private

47,166 48,914 50,879 54,980 57,557

Mining and logging

339 378 356 397 312

Construction

4,175 3,996 3,866 3,751 3,909

Manufacturing

3,052 2,983 2,894 3,126 3,163

Durable goods

1,779 1,796 1,742 1,829 1,852

Nondurable goods

1,275 1,187 1,150 1,297 1,312

Trade, transportation, and utilities

10,009 10,481 11,153 12,811 13,013

Wholesale trade

1,518 1,576 1,428 1,749 1,675

Retail trade

6,801 6,999 7,804 8,850 9,085

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

1,690 1,907 1,920 2,216 2,256

Information

736 749 845 892 946

Financial activities

1,884 2,198 2,414 2,315 2,369

Finance and insurance

1,196 1,421 1,585 1,511 1,590

Real estate and rental and leasing

688 779 828 803 780

Professional and business services

10,385 10,614 11,048 12,054 12,573

Education and health services

5,850 6,196 6,429 6,871 7,335

Educational services

947 884 901 988 980

Health care and social assistance

4,900 5,310 5,526 5,886 6,358

Leisure and hospitality

8,520 9,101 9,631 10,523 11,453

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

1,449 1,555 1,571 1,770 1,774

Accommodation and food services

7,072 7,547 8,058 8,752 9,680

Other services

2,219 2,220 2,249 2,238 2,477

Government

3,084 3,439 3,440 3,653 4,126

Federal

332 372 371 390 479

State and local

2,754 3,067 3,069 3,262 3,645

State and local education

1,409 1,532 1,575 1,555 1,797

State and local, excluding education

1,342 1,533 1,494 1,706 1,849

REGION(2)

Northeast

8,450 8,405 8,511 8,871 9,690

South

19,158 20,659 21,602 23,223 24,164

Midwest

11,603 11,720 11,887 13,089 13,837

West

11,043 11,572 12,319 13,449 13,992

Footnotes
(1) The annual hires level is the total number of hires during the entire year.
(2) 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.

NOTE: Data have been revised to incorporate the annual updates to the Current Employment Statistics employment estimates.

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Last Modified Date: March 17, 2016
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