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
Feb.
2016
Jan.
2017
Feb.
2017(p)
Feb.
2016
Jan.
2017
Feb.
2017(p)
Feb.
2016
Jan.
2017
Feb.
2017(p)

LEVELS BY INDUSTRY
(in thousands)


Total

5,566 5,625 5,743 5,447 5,424 5,314 5,183 5,247 5,071

Total private

5,092 5,133 5,235 5,094 5,067 4,968 4,844 4,908 4,730

Mining and logging(1)

8 25 18 21 30 39 43 32 35

Construction(1)

193 142 169 347 387 369 334 361 334

Manufacturing

306 361 364 287 304 305 307 304 292

Durable goods(1)

158 206 209 170 165 156 189 163 155

Nondurable goods(1)

148 155 155 117 139 149 118 141 137

Trade, transportation, and utilities

988 959 910 1,160 1,023 1,089 1,047 1,012 1,035

Wholesale trade(1)

197 201 193 142 140 136 137 150 125

Retail trade

612 581 541 831 682 756 742 670 739

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities(1)

180 177 175 187 201 196 167 192 171

Information(1)

86 73 69 82 80 85 73 87 85

Financial activities

344 388 372 234 220 188 225 198 182

Finance and insurance

253 248 295 165 150 121 163 133 128

Real estate and rental and leasing(1)

90 140 77 70 70 67 61 65 54

Professional and business services

1,107 1,056 1,002 1,076 1,128 1,068 1,072 1,068 1,036

Education and health services

1,050 1,158 1,257 648 646 624 567 639 563

Educational services(1)

110 93 120 108 79 78 94 82 60

Health care and social assistance

940 1,065 1,138 540 567 546 473 557 503

Leisure and hospitality

775 729 808 1,051 1,015 989 1,018 987 974

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

68 83 96 151 146 151 128 135 139

Accommodation and food services

706 646 712 900 869 838 889 852 835

Other services(1)

235 241 267 188 233 211 160 219 194

Government

474 492 507 353 357 346 339 339 341

Federal(1)

87 82 78 44 46 33 39 38 32

State and local

387 410 430 309 312 313 300 301 309

State and local education

145 161 147 147 159 155 160 151 166

State and local, excluding education(1)

242 249 283 162 153 158 140 149 144





RATES BY INDUSTRY
(percent)


Total

3.7 3.7 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.5

Total private

4.0 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.1 4.0 4.0 4.0 3.8

Mining and logging(1)

1.1 3.5 2.6 3.0 4.4 5.8 6.0 4.8 5.2

Construction(1)

2.8 2.0 2.4 5.2 5.7 5.4 5.0 5.3 4.9

Manufacturing

2.4 2.8 2.9 2.3 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.4

Durable goods(1)

2.0 2.6 2.6 2.2 2.1 2.0 2.4 2.1 2.0

Nondurable goods(1)

3.1 3.2 3.2 2.5 3.0 3.2 2.5 3.0 2.9

Trade, transportation, and utilities

3.5 3.4 3.2 4.3 3.7 4.0 3.9 3.7 3.8

Wholesale trade(1)

3.3 3.3 3.2 2.4 2.4 2.3 2.3 2.5 2.1

Retail trade

3.7 3.5 3.3 5.3 4.3 4.8 4.7 4.2 4.7

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities(1)

3.2 3.1 3.0 3.4 3.6 3.5 3.0 3.4 3.0

Information(1)

3.0 2.6 2.4 3.0 2.9 3.1 2.6 3.2 3.1

Financial activities

4.0 4.4 4.2 2.9 2.6 2.2 2.7 2.4 2.2

Finance and insurance

4.0 3.8 4.5 2.7 2.4 1.9 2.7 2.1 2.1

Real estate and rental and leasing(1)

4.1 6.0 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.1 2.9 3.0 2.5

Professional and business services

5.3 4.9 4.7 5.4 5.5 5.2 5.4 5.2 5.1

Education and health services

4.5 4.8 5.2 2.9 2.8 2.7 2.5 2.8 2.5

Educational services(1)

3.0 2.5 3.2 3.1 2.2 2.2 2.7 2.3 1.6

Health care and social assistance

4.7 5.2 5.6 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.5 2.9 2.6

Leisure and hospitality

4.8 4.4 4.9 6.8 6.4 6.3 6.6 6.3 6.2

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

3.0 3.6 4.1 6.8 6.5 6.7 5.8 6.0 6.2

Accommodation and food services

5.1 4.6 5.0 6.8 6.4 6.2 6.7 6.3 6.2

Other services(1)

4.0 4.0 4.5 3.3 4.1 3.7 2.8 3.8 3.4

Government

2.1 2.2 2.2 1.6 1.6 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5

Federal(1)

3.0 2.8 2.7 1.6 1.6 1.2 1.4 1.4 1.1

State and local

2.0 2.1 2.2 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.5 1.6

State and local education

1.4 1.5 1.4 1.4 1.5 1.5 1.6 1.5 1.6

State and local, excluding education(1)

2.6 2.7 3.0 1.8 1.7 1.7 1.5 1.6 1.6

Footnotes
(1) No regular seasonal movements could be identified in the job openings series, therefore, the seasonally adjusted and not seasonally adjusted data are identical.
(p) Preliminary

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Last Modified Date: April 11, 2017