April 11, 2012

Job openings rate 2.6 percent in February

Job openings rate and level, total nonfarm, seasonally adjusted, January 2009–February 2012
Month Job openings rate, in percent Number of job openings

Jan 2009

2.1 2,842,000

Feb 2009

2.1 2,794,000

Mar 2009

1.9 2,590,000

Apr 2009

1.7 2,315,000

May 2009

1.8 2,409,000

Jun 2009

1.8 2,391,000

Jul 2009

1.7 2,186,000

Aug 2009

1.7 2,268,000

Sep 2009

1.9 2,487,000

Oct 2009

1.8 2,400,000

Nov 2009

1.8 2,392,000

Dec 2009

1.8 2,432,000

Jan 2010

2.1 2,728,000

Feb 2010

2.0 2,571,000

Mar 2010

2.0 2,669,000

Apr 2010

2.4 3,167,000

May 2010

2.1 2,843,000

Jun 2010

2.0 2,666,000

Jul 2010

2.2 2,919,000

Aug 2010

2.2 2,924,000

Sep 2010

2.1 2,772,000

Oct 2010

2.3 3,030,000

Nov 2010

2.3 3,057,000

Dec 2010

2.2 2,902,000

Jan 2011

2.1 2,860,000

Feb 2011

2.3 3,012,000

Mar 2011

2.4 3,189,000

Apr 2011

2.2 3,014,000

May 2011

2.3 3,077,000

Jun 2011

2.4 3,241,000

Jul 2011

2.5 3,366,000

Aug 2011

2.3 3,152,000

Sep 2011

2.6 3,501,000

Oct 2011

2.5 3,408,000

Nov 2011

2.4 3,274,000

Dec 2011

2.6 3,540,000

Jan 2012

2.6 3,477,000

Feb 2012 (p)

2.6 3,498,000

Footnotes:
(p) Data for the most recent month are preliminary

These data are featured in the TED article, Job openings rate 2.6 percent in February.

 

 

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