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.
2016
Oct.
2017
Nov.
2017(p)
Nov.
2016
Oct.
2017
Nov.
2017(p)
Nov.
2016
Oct.
2017
Nov.
2017(p)

LEVELS BY INDUSTRY
(in thousands)


Total

5,631 5,925 5,879 5,263 5,592 5,488 5,075 5,251 5,202

Total private

5,056 5,408 5,360 4,912 5,257 5,110 4,720 4,910 4,845

Mining and logging(1)

16 27 22 30 35 35 25 32 28

Construction(1)

178 195 210 337 384 347 323 361 340

Manufacturing

319 409 378 284 344 355 286 309 327

Durable goods(1)

186 247 231 169 198 209 165 176 184

Nondurable goods(1)

133 162 147 115 146 146 121 133 143

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,017 967 1,028 1,016 1,044 1,047 1,018 994 1,020

Wholesale trade(1)

203 135 167 135 155 144 129 133 123

Retail trade

636 623 711 666 688 677 698 677 688

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities(1)

178 210 150 215 200 226 191 183 208

Information(1)

73 74 78 71 74 74 73 72 70

Financial activities

324 380 380 175 213 192 160 204 167

Finance and insurance

263 264 303 114 136 120 120 136 126

Real estate and rental and leasing(1)

61 116 77 61 77 72 40 68 41

Professional and business services

1,047 1,110 1,082 1,082 1,181 1,145 1,069 1,143 1,135

Education and health services

1,135 1,102 1,095 652 677 697 610 642 620

Educational services(1)

86 94 94 81 84 98 72 89 77

Health care and social assistance

1,048 1,009 1,000 571 593 599 539 553 544

Leisure and hospitality

756 848 854 1,056 1,060 1,019 986 933 988

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

96 79 67 151 162 157 144 141 168

Accommodation and food services

660 769 787 904 899 862 842 792 820

Other services(1)

192 296 232 210 246 199 170 219 150

Government

575 517 519 351 336 379 355 341 357

Federal(1)

82 73 66 40 43 39 43 41 36

State and local

494 444 453 311 292 340 313 301 320

State and local education

150 166 168 142 158 176 155 157 156

State and local, excluding education(1)

344 278 285 169 135 164 158 144 165





RATES BY INDUSTRY
(percent)


Total

3.7 3.9 3.8 3.6 3.8 3.7 3.5 3.6 3.5

Total private

4.0 4.2 4.1 4.0 4.2 4.1 3.8 3.9 3.9

Mining and logging(1)

2.4 3.6 3.0 4.5 4.8 4.8 3.7 4.4 3.8

Construction(1)

2.6 2.7 2.9 5.0 5.5 5.0 4.8 5.2 4.9

Manufacturing

2.5 3.2 2.9 2.3 2.8 2.8 2.3 2.5 2.6

Durable goods(1)

2.4 3.1 2.9 2.2 2.5 2.7 2.1 2.3 2.3

Nondurable goods(1)

2.8 3.3 3.0 2.5 3.1 3.1 2.6 2.8 3.0

Trade, transportation, and utilities

3.6 3.4 3.6 3.7 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.6 3.7

Wholesale trade(1)

3.3 2.2 2.7 2.3 2.6 2.4 2.2 2.2 2.1

Retail trade

3.9 3.8 4.3 4.2 4.3 4.3 4.4 4.3 4.3

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities(1)

3.1 3.6 2.6 3.8 3.5 4.0 3.4 3.2 3.7

Information(1)

2.6 2.6 2.8 2.6 2.7 2.7 2.6 2.7 2.6

Financial activities

3.7 4.3 4.3 2.1 2.5 2.3 1.9 2.4 2.0

Finance and insurance

4.1 4.0 4.6 1.8 2.2 1.9 1.9 2.2 2.0

Real estate and rental and leasing(1)

2.7 5.0 3.4 2.8 3.5 3.2 1.9 3.1 1.9

Professional and business services

4.9 5.0 4.9 5.3 5.7 5.5 5.2 5.5 5.4

Education and health services

4.7 4.5 4.5 2.9 2.9 3.0 2.7 2.8 2.7

Educational services(1)

2.3 2.5 2.5 2.3 2.3 2.7 2.0 2.4 2.1

Health care and social assistance

5.2 4.9 4.9 3.0 3.0 3.1 2.8 2.8 2.8

Leisure and hospitality

4.6 5.0 5.1 6.7 6.6 6.4 6.3 5.8 6.2

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

4.1 3.3 2.9 6.7 7.1 6.9 6.4 6.2 7.4

Accommodation and food services

4.7 5.3 5.4 6.7 6.5 6.3 6.2 5.8 6.0

Other services(1)

3.2 4.9 3.9 3.7 4.2 3.4 3.0 3.8 2.6

Government

2.5 2.3 2.3 1.6 1.5 1.7 1.6 1.5 1.6

Federal(1)

2.8 2.5 2.3 1.4 1.5 1.4 1.5 1.4 1.3

State and local

2.5 2.2 2.3 1.6 1.5 1.7 1.6 1.5 1.6

State and local education

1.4 1.6 1.6 1.4 1.5 1.7 1.5 1.5 1.5

State and local, excluding education(1)

3.6 3.0 3.0 1.8 1.5 1.8 1.7 1.6 1.8

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: January 09, 2018