Table 7. Job openings levels and rates by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted

Table 7. Job openings levels and rates by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted(1)
Industry and region Levels (in thousands) Rates(2)
July
2013
June
2014
July
2014(p)
July
2013
June
2014
July
2014(p)

Total

4,098 4,723 5,016 2.9 3.3 3.5

INDUSTRY

Total private

3,690 4,178 4,485 3.1 3.4 3.7

Mining and logging

26 30 39 2.9 3.2 4.0

Construction

107 175 148 1.7 2.7 2.3

Manufacturing

270 310 334 2.2 2.5 2.7

Durable goods

168 200 233 2.2 2.5 2.9

Nondurable goods

102 110 101 2.2 2.4 2.2

Trade, transportation, and utilities

800 780 902 3.0 2.9 3.3

Wholesale trade

161 146 182 2.7 2.4 3.0

Retail trade

523 467 550 3.3 3.0 3.4

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

116 166 170 2.3 3.1 3.2

Information

94 108 100 3.4 3.9 3.6

Financial activities

328 339 326 4.0 4.1 3.9

Finance and insurance

277 266 241 4.5 4.3 3.9

Real estate and rental and leasing

51 74 85 2.4 3.4 3.9

Professional and business services

644 881 933 3.3 4.4 4.6

Education and health services

713 801 851 3.3 3.6 3.9

Educational services

72 93 73 2.3 2.8 2.3

Health care and social assistance

641 708 779 3.5 3.8 4.1

Leisure and hospitality

547 654 687 3.5 4.1 4.3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

49 63 61 2.0 2.6 2.5

Accommodation and food services

499 591 625 3.8 4.4 4.6

Other services

160 101 164 2.8 1.8 2.9

Government

408 545 531 1.9 2.4 2.5

Federal

42 69 68 1.5 2.5 2.4

State and local

366 476 464 2.0 2.4 2.5

REGION(3)

Northeast

660 813 849 2.5 3.0 3.2

South

1,577 1,740 1,884 3.1 3.3 3.6

Midwest

927 1,066 1,167 2.9 3.3 3.6

West

934 1,104 1,116 3.0 3.4 3.5

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) 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 09, 2014