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Table 1. Job openings levels and rates by industry and region, seasonally adjusted

Table 1. Job openings levels and rates by industry and region, seasonally adjusted(1)
Industry and region Levels (in thousands) Rates(2)
Nov.
2021
July
2022
Aug.
2022
Sept.
2022
Oct.
2022
Nov.
2022(p)
Nov.
2021
July
2022
Aug.
2022
Sept.
2022
Oct.
2022
Nov.
2022(p)

Total

10,922 11,170 10,280 10,687 10,512 10,458 6.8 6.8 6.3 6.5 6.4 6.4

INDUSTRY

Total private

9,935 10,065 9,240 9,627 9,528 9,501 7.3 7.2 6.6 6.9 6.8 6.8

Mining and logging

35 35 24 29 46 40 5.6 5.3 3.7 4.4 6.8 5.9

Construction

366 353 386 423 390 388 4.7 4.4 4.8 5.2 4.8 4.8

Manufacturing

806 910 846 835 722 779 6.0 6.6 6.2 6.1 5.3 5.7

Durable goods

499 530 514 490 480 498 6.0 6.2 6.0 5.8 5.6 5.8

Nondurable goods

307 380 332 346 242 281 6.1 7.2 6.4 6.6 4.7 5.4

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,913 1,778 1,576 1,620 1,647 1,638 6.4 5.8 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.4

Wholesale trade

318 278 342 243 285 261 5.3 4.5 5.5 4.0 4.6 4.2

Retail trade

1,036 946 792 855 850 887 6.2 5.6 4.8 5.1 5.1 5.3

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

559 554 442 521 512 490 7.6 7.3 5.9 6.9 6.8 6.5

Information

193 222 201 218 221 211 6.2 6.8 6.2 6.7 6.8 6.4

Financial activities

492 641 557 472 604 514 5.3 6.7 5.8 5.0 6.3 5.4

Finance and insurance

372 474 363 282 419 344 5.4 6.7 5.2 4.1 6.0 4.9

Real estate and rental and leasing

119 167 194 190 185 170 4.9 6.6 7.6 7.4 7.3 6.7

Professional and business services

1,904 1,991 1,812 1,940 1,814 2,026 8.1 8.2 7.5 8.0 7.5 8.3

Education and health services

2,125 2,165 2,168 2,277 2,159 2,090 8.2 8.1 8.1 8.5 8.0 7.8

Educational services

205 207 187 194 159 153 5.3 5.1 4.6 4.8 4.0 3.8

Health care and social assistance

1,920 1,958 1,981 2,083 1,999 1,937 8.7 8.7 8.7 9.1 8.7 8.5

Leisure and hospitality

1,666 1,516 1,397 1,578 1,637 1,519 10.0 8.8 8.1 9.1 9.3 8.7

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

196 203 193 213 209 180 8.3 8.1 7.7 8.4 8.2 7.2

Accommodation and food services

1,470 1,313 1,204 1,365 1,428 1,339 10.3 8.9 8.2 9.2 9.5 8.9

Other services

435 454 274 234 289 295 7.2 7.4 4.6 3.9 4.8 4.9

Government

987 1,104 1,040 1,060 984 957 4.3 4.7 4.5 4.5 4.2 4.1

Federal

151 158 139 181 120 76 5.0 5.2 4.6 5.9 4.0 2.6

State and local

836 946 900 880 864 881 4.2 4.7 4.4 4.3 4.2 4.3

State and local education

329 335 331 307 327 336 3.1 3.1 3.1 2.9 3.1 3.1

State and local, excluding education

507 611 569 573 537 545 5.3 6.3 5.9 5.9 5.6 5.6

REGION(3)

Northeast

1,880 1,776 1,634 1,670 1,661 1,560 6.6 6.1 5.7 5.8 5.7 5.4

South

4,137 4,322 4,092 4,227 4,150 4,142 7.0 7.1 6.7 6.9 6.8 6.8

Midwest

2,410 2,487 2,175 2,342 2,177 2,278 7.0 7.0 6.2 6.6 6.1 6.4

West

2,495 2,584 2,379 2,448 2,524 2,478 6.7 6.8 6.3 6.4 6.6 6.5

Footnotes
(1) Job openings are the number of job openings on the last business day of the month.
(2) The job openings rate is the number of job openings on the last business day of the month as a percent of total employment plus job openings.
(3) The states (including the District of Columbia) that comprise the regions are: Northeast: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont; South: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia; Midwest: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin; West: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.
(p) Preliminary

Last Modified Date: January 04, 2023