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)
July
2015
Mar.
2016
Apr.
2016
May
2016
June
2016
July
2016(p)
July
2015
Mar.
2016
Apr.
2016
May
2016
June
2016
July
2016(p)

Total

5,788 5,670 5,845 5,514 5,643 5,871 3.9 3.8 3.9 3.7 3.8 3.9

INDUSTRY

Total private

5,243 5,175 5,311 4,986 5,115 5,358 4.2 4.1 4.2 3.9 4.0 4.2

Mining and logging(3)

23 9 14 11 12 13 2.8 1.3 2.0 1.5 1.8 1.9

Construction(3)

151 215 193 193 187 214 2.3 3.1 2.8 2.8 2.7 3.1

Manufacturing

366 337 397 350 361 379 2.9 2.7 3.1 2.8 2.8 3.0

Durable goods(3)

218 167 208 180 200 227 2.7 2.1 2.6 2.3 2.5 2.9

Nondurable goods(3)

148 170 190 170 160 152 3.1 3.6 4.0 3.6 3.4 3.2

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,037 975 1,060 970 986 1,030 3.7 3.5 3.7 3.4 3.5 3.6

Wholesale trade(3)

210 189 255 162 182 165 3.5 3.1 4.1 2.7 3.0 2.7

Retail trade

604 605 589 605 588 627 3.7 3.7 3.6 3.7 3.6 3.8

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities(3)

223 181 215 202 217 239 3.9 3.2 3.8 3.6 3.8 4.2

Information(3)

116 75 101 95 94 79 4.0 2.6 3.5 3.3 3.3 2.8

Financial activities

366 326 387 305 314 321 4.3 3.8 4.5 3.6 3.7 3.7

Finance and insurance

248 257 278 249 232 245 3.9 4.0 4.3 3.9 3.6 3.8

Real estate and rental and leasing(3)

117 69 109 56 82 76 5.3 3.2 4.9 2.5 3.7 3.4

Professional and business services

1,125 1,145 961 1,032 1,104 1,270 5.4 5.4 4.6 4.9 5.2 5.9

Education and health services

1,133 1,042 1,112 1,073 1,127 1,078 4.9 4.4 4.7 4.5 4.7 4.5

Educational services(3)

123 85 126 87 102 115 3.4 2.4 3.5 2.4 2.8 3.2

Health care and social assistance

1,010 957 986 985 1,025 962 5.1 4.8 4.9 4.9 5.1 4.8

Leisure and hospitality

743 781 793 791 741 763 4.7 4.8 4.9 4.9 4.6 4.7

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

65 80 76 87 91 106 2.9 3.5 3.3 3.8 3.9 4.5

Accommodation and food services

678 701 717 704 651 656 5.0 5.0 5.1 5.1 4.7 4.7

Other services(3)

183 269 293 167 188 211 3.2 4.5 4.9 2.9 3.2 3.6

Government

546 494 534 528 527 513 2.4 2.2 2.4 2.3 2.3 2.3

Federal(3)

69 90 84 93 86 88 2.4 3.2 2.9 3.2 3.0 3.0

State and local

477 404 449 435 441 426 2.4 2.0 2.3 2.2 2.2 2.1

State and local education

169 145 146 144 139 147 1.6 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.3 1.4

State and local, excluding education(3)

308 259 303 291 302 279 3.3 2.8 3.2 3.1 3.2 3.0

REGION(4)

Northeast

942 898 915 966 928 1,002 3.5 3.3 3.3 3.5 3.4 3.6

South

2,246 2,152 2,171 1,995 2,166 2,171 4.2 4.0 4.0 3.7 4.0 4.0

Midwest

1,260 1,308 1,323 1,243 1,275 1,349 3.8 3.9 4.0 3.7 3.8 4.0

West

1,340 1,311 1,435 1,310 1,273 1,349 4.0 3.9 4.2 3.9 3.7 3.9

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: September 07, 2016