U.S. NFIB October Small Business Jobs: Summary

The U.S. small business plan-to-hire category declined in October, according to the National Federation of Independent Business.

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                             Oct.  Sept.   Aug.   July   June    May  6-mo.
                             2013   2013   2013   2013   2013   2013   Avg.
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Plan to Hire                   5%     9%    10%     9%     7%     5%     8%
Positions not able to fill    21%    20%    19%    20%    19%    19%    20%
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NOTE: All figures are seasonally adjusted. The survey size was 1,940 firms.

SOURCE: National Federation of Independent Business

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