Table A. Job openings, hires, and total separations by industry, seasonally adjusted

Table A. Job openings, hires, and total separations by industry, seasonally adjusted
Category Job openings Hires Total separations
Nov.
2015
Oct.
2016
Nov.
2016(p)
Nov.
2015
Oct.
2016
Nov.
2016(p)
Nov.
2015
Oct.
2016
Nov.
2016(p)

LEVELS BY INDUSTRY
(in thousands)


Total

5,198 5,451 5,522 5,253 5,160 5,219 4,958 4,966 5,028

Total private

4,725 4,951 4,972 4,904 4,804 4,848 4,616 4,631 4,682

Mining and logging(1)

15 14 17 21 32 31 35 33 27

Construction(1)

101 193 184 340 331 335 292 311 325

Manufacturing

238 320 324 278 274 275 267 269 275

Durable goods(1)

138 197 185 153 159 160 154 157 162

Nondurable goods(1)

100 123 139 126 114 115 113 113 113

Trade, transportation, and utilities

861 1,024 1,021 1,085 1,083 1,012 1,040 1,046 1,045

Wholesale trade(1)

128 181 183 134 132 131 127 121 134

Retail trade

527 653 653 766 739 668 744 736 705

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities(1)

205 190 186 186 212 213 169 189 207

Information(1)

68 76 76 71 71 70 79 72 70

Financial activities

356 331 332 208 170 170 190 156 157

Finance and insurance

312 257 268 137 106 110 136 98 116

Real estate and rental and leasing(1)

44 74 64 71 63 60 54 59 41

Professional and business services

1,126 980 984 1,056 1,043 1,060 1,020 1,016 1,020

Education and health services

1,113 1,159 1,120 661 646 650 600 591 592

Educational services(1)

89 90 87 102 75 84 97 68 71

Health care and social assistance

1,023 1,069 1,033 559 571 566 503 523 520

Leisure and hospitality

732 670 725 992 972 1,041 939 965 996

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

64 82 82 131 148 145 130 149 143

Accommodation and food services

668 589 643 861 824 896 809 815 853

Other services(1)

116 182 189 190 183 205 154 173 174

Government

473 501 549 349 356 371 342 334 346

Federal(1)

72 82 81 45 42 41 42 33 37

State and local

401 419 468 304 314 330 300 302 309

State and local education

160 131 148 157 134 153 160 137 150

State and local, excluding education(1)

241 288 320 148 180 178 140 165 159





RATES BY INDUSTRY
(percent)


Total

3.5 3.6 3.7 3.7 3.6 3.6 3.5 3.4 3.5

Total private

3.8 3.9 3.9 4.1 3.9 3.9 3.8 3.8 3.8

Mining and logging(1)

1.9 2.0 2.4 2.8 4.7 4.5 4.6 4.9 4.0

Construction(1)

1.5 2.8 2.7 5.2 4.9 5.0 4.5 4.6 4.8

Manufacturing

1.9 2.5 2.6 2.3 2.2 2.2 2.2 2.2 2.2

Durable goods(1)

1.8 2.5 2.4 2.0 2.1 2.1 2.0 2.0 2.1

Nondurable goods(1)

2.1 2.6 2.9 2.7 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.4 2.5

Trade, transportation, and utilities

3.1 3.6 3.6 4.0 4.0 3.7 3.8 3.8 3.8

Wholesale trade(1)

2.1 3.0 3.0 2.3 2.2 2.2 2.2 2.0 2.2

Retail trade

3.2 3.9 3.9 4.9 4.6 4.2 4.7 4.6 4.4

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities(1)

3.6 3.4 3.3 3.4 3.9 3.9 3.1 3.4 3.8

Information(1)

2.4 2.7 2.7 2.6 2.5 2.5 2.9 2.6 2.5

Financial activities

4.2 3.8 3.8 2.5 2.0 2.0 2.3 1.9 1.9

Finance and insurance

4.9 4.0 4.2 2.3 1.7 1.8 2.2 1.6 1.9

Real estate and rental and leasing(1)

2.0 3.3 2.9 3.4 2.9 2.8 2.6 2.7 1.9

Professional and business services

5.4 4.6 4.6 5.3 5.1 5.2 5.1 5.0 5.0

Education and health services

4.7 4.8 4.7 3.0 2.8 2.8 2.7 2.6 2.6

Educational services(1)

2.5 2.5 2.4 2.9 2.1 2.4 2.8 1.9 2.0

Health care and social assistance

5.2 5.3 5.1 3.0 3.0 2.9 2.7 2.7 2.7

Leisure and hospitality

4.6 4.1 4.4 6.5 6.2 6.7 6.1 6.2 6.4

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

2.8 3.5 3.5 5.9 6.6 6.5 5.9 6.7 6.4

Accommodation and food services

4.8 4.2 4.6 6.6 6.2 6.7 6.2 6.1 6.4

Other services(1)

2.0 3.1 3.2 3.4 3.2 3.6 2.7 3.0 3.0

Government

2.1 2.2 2.4 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.6 1.5 1.6

Federal(1)

2.5 2.8 2.8 1.6 1.5 1.4 1.5 1.2 1.3

State and local

2.0 2.1 2.4 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.6

State and local education

1.5 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.3 1.5 1.6 1.3 1.5

State and local, excluding education(1)

2.6 3.1 3.4 1.6 2.0 1.9 1.6 1.8 1.7

Footnotes
(1) No regular seasonal movements could be identified in this series; therefore, identical numbers appear for the unadjusted and seasonally adjusted series.
(p) Preliminary

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Last Modified Date: January 10, 2017