June 09, 2011 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Job openings rates, by industry, April 2011

Job openings rate, selected industries, seasonally adjusted, April 2011
Industry Job openings rate, April 2011 (p)

Government

1.4

Construction

1.7

Manufacturing

1.9

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1.9

Total, all industries (1)

2.2

Leisure and hospitality

2.3

Education and health services

2.7

Professional and business services

3.0

Footnotes:
(1) Includes mining and logging, information, financial activities, and other services, not shown separately.
(p) preliminary

These data are featured in the TED article, Job openings rates, by industry, April 2011.

 

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