Table 1. Job openings levels and rates by industry and region, seasonally adjusted

Table 1. Job openings levels and rates by industry and region, seasonally adjusted(1)
Industry and region Levels (in thousands) Rates(2)
June
2015
Feb.
2016
Mar.
2016
Apr.
2016
May
2016
June
2016(p)
June
2015
Feb.
2016
Mar.
2016
Apr.
2016
May
2016
June
2016(p)

Total

5,168 5,608 5,670 5,845 5,514 5,624 3.5 3.8 3.8 3.9 3.7 3.8

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,718 5,132 5,175 5,311 4,986 5,106 3.8 4.1 4.1 4.2 3.9 4.0

Mining and logging(3)

19 10 9 14 11 13 2.3 1.3 1.3 2.0 1.5 1.9

Construction(3)

156 201 215 193 193 208 2.4 2.9 3.1 2.8 2.8 3.0

Manufacturing

284 320 337 397 350 377 2.3 2.5 2.7 3.1 2.8 3.0

Durable goods(3)

182 169 167 208 180 217 2.3 2.1 2.1 2.6 2.3 2.7

Nondurable goods(3)

103 151 170 190 170 160 2.2 3.2 3.6 4.0 3.6 3.4

Trade, transportation, and utilities

898 1,026 975 1,060 970 987 3.2 3.6 3.5 3.7 3.4 3.5

Wholesale trade(3)

164 216 189 255 162 179 2.7 3.5 3.1 4.1 2.7 2.9

Retail trade

534 649 605 589 605 589 3.3 3.9 3.7 3.6 3.7 3.6

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities(3)

200 161 181 215 202 219 3.6 2.9 3.2 3.8 3.6 3.9

Information(3)

98 87 75 101 95 94 3.4 3.1 2.6 3.5 3.3 3.3

Financial activities

260 351 326 387 305 309 3.1 4.1 3.8 4.5 3.6 3.6

Finance and insurance

188 261 257 278 249 236 3.0 4.1 4.0 4.3 3.9 3.7

Real estate and rental and leasing(3)

72 91 69 109 56 73 3.3 4.1 3.2 4.9 2.5 3.3

Professional and business services

1,143 1,101 1,145 961 1,032 1,054 5.5 5.2 5.4 4.6 4.9 5.0

Education and health services

1,015 1,047 1,042 1,112 1,073 1,119 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.7 4.5 4.7

Educational services(3)

92 113 85 126 87 97 2.6 3.1 2.4 3.5 2.4 2.7

Health care and social assistance

924 934 957 986 985 1,021 4.7 4.7 4.8 4.9 4.9 5.1

Leisure and hospitality

691 751 781 793 791 770 4.4 4.6 4.8 4.9 4.9 4.7

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

61 69 80 76 87 81 2.7 3.0 3.5 3.3 3.8 3.5

Accommodation and food services

630 682 701 717 704 689 4.6 4.9 5.0 5.1 5.1 4.9

Other services(3)

153 238 269 293 167 174 2.7 4.0 4.5 4.9 2.9 3.0

Government

450 475 494 534 528 518 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.4 2.3 2.3

Federal(3)

65 88 90 84 93 78 2.3 3.1 3.2 2.9 3.2 2.7

State and local

385 387 404 449 435 441 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.3 2.2 2.2

State and local education

146 147 145 146 144 136 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.3

State and local, excluding education(3)

239 240 259 303 291 305 2.6 2.6 2.8 3.2 3.1 3.3

REGION(4)

Northeast

805 895 898 915 966 904 3.0 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.5 3.3

South

2,027 2,110 2,152 2,171 1,995 2,196 3.8 3.9 4.0 4.0 3.7 4.0

Midwest

1,168 1,283 1,308 1,323 1,243 1,257 3.6 3.8 3.9 4.0 3.7 3.8

West

1,168 1,319 1,311 1,435 1,310 1,267 3.5 3.9 3.9 4.2 3.9 3.7

Footnotes
(1) Job openings are the number of job openings on the last business day of the month.
(2) The job openings rate is the number of job openings on the last business day of the month as a percent of total employment plus job openings.
(3) No regular seasonal movements could be identified in this series; therefore, identical numbers appear for the unadjusted and seasonally adjusted series.
(4) 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.
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Last Modified Date: August 10, 2016