September 12, 2011 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Job openings and labor turnover in July 2011

Job openings level, seasonally adjusted, July 2009–July 2011
Month Number of job openings

Jul 2009

2,112,000

Aug 2009

2,202,000

Sep 2009

2,464,000

Oct 2009

2,307,000

Nov 2009

2,262,000

Dec 2009

2,376,000

Jan 2010

2,411,000

Feb 2010

2,523,000

Mar 2010

2,697,000

Apr 2010

3,043,000

May 2010

2,790,000

Jun 2010

2,685,000

Jul 2010

2,848,000

Aug 2010

2,862,000

Sep 2010

2,756,000

Oct 2010

2,905,000

Nov 2010

2,966,000

Dec 2010

2,921,000

Jan 2011

2,741,000

Feb 2011

3,025,000

Mar 2011

3,123,000

Apr 2011

2,953,000

May 2011

3,034,000

Jun 2011

3,169,000

July 2011 (p)

3,228,000

Footnotes:
(p) = preliminary

These data are featured in the TED article, Job openings and labor turnover in July 2011.

 

Hires and separations rates, total nonfarm, seasonally adjusted, January 2008–July 2011
Month Hires rate Separations rate

Jan 2008

3.7 3.6

Feb 2008

3.5 3.6

Mar 2008

3.5 3.6

Apr 2008

3.4 3.5

May 2008

3.4 3.6

Jun 2008

3.4 3.5

Jul 2008

3.1 3.3

Aug 2008

3.3 3.5

Sep 2008

3.1 3.4

Oct 2008

3.0 3.4

Nov 2008

2.8 3.4

Dec 2008

3.1 3.5

Jan 2009

3.0 3.5

Feb 2009

3.0 3.5

Mar 2009

2.9 3.4

Apr 2009

2.9 3.4

May 2009

2.9 3.2

Jun 2009

2.8 3.2

Jul 2009

2.8 3.1

Aug 2009

2.8 3.0

Sep 2009

2.9 3.1

Oct 2009

2.8 2.9

Nov 2009

3.0 3.1

Dec 2009

2.9 3.0

Jan 2010

2.8 2.7

Feb 2010

2.9 2.9

Mar 2010

3.2 3.0

Apr 2010

3.1 2.8

May 2010

3.3 3.0

Jun 2010

3.0 3.2

Jul 2010

3.0 3.1

Aug 2010

3.0 3.1

Sep 2010

3.0 3.0

Oct 2010

3.0 2.8

Nov 2010

3.0 3.0

Dec 2010

3.0 2.9

Jan 2011

2.9 2.8

Feb 2011

3.1 2.9

Mar 2011

3.1 2.9

Apr 2011

3.1 2.9

May 2011

3.2 3.2

Jun 2011

3.1 3.0

Jul 2011 (p)

3.0 3.0

Footnotes:
(p) = preliminary

These data are featured in the TED article, Job openings and labor turnover in July 2011.

 

 

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