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0.8 unemployed person per job opening in New York in September 2022

November 28, 2022

There was 0.3 unemployed person per job opening in eight states (Minnesota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, and Virginia) in September 2022.

Number of unemployed persons per job opening by state, September 2022, seasonally adjusted

Number of unemployed persons per job opening by state, September 2022, seasonally adjusted
State Unemployed persons per job opening Number of unemployed persons Number of job openings

Total U.S.

0.5 5,753,000 10,717,000

Minnesota

0.3 61,675 215,000

Nebraska

0.3 23,641 70,000

New Hampshire

0.3 16,601 55,000

North Dakota

0.3 9,109 31,000

South Dakota

0.3 11,095 32,000

Utah

0.3 36,162 113,000

Vermont

0.3 7,206 24,000

Virginia

0.3 113,216 357,000

Alabama

0.4 59,520 144,000

Alaska

0.4 15,858 42,000

District of Columbia

0.4 18,048 47,000

Florida

0.4 266,160 606,000

Georgia

0.4 148,170 402,000

Idaho

0.4 26,914 64,000

Iowa

0.4 46,488 112,000

Kansas

0.4 39,480 91,000

Massachusetts

0.4 128,983 289,000

Missouri

0.4 74,534 206,000

Montana

0.4 16,405 43,000

Tennessee

0.4 114,437 257,000

Wyoming

0.4 9,484 27,000

Arkansas

0.5 47,426 92,000

Colorado

0.5 109,591 214,000

Hawaii

0.5 23,518 44,000

Indiana

0.5 96,847 201,000

Kentucky

0.5 78,178 163,000

Louisiana

0.5 70,285 148,000

Maine

0.5 22,127 49,000

Mississippi

0.5 45,922 90,000

North Carolina

0.5 184,181 342,000

Oklahoma

0.5 60,476 123,000

Rhode Island

0.5 17,683 35,000

South Carolina

0.5 75,404 166,000

Wisconsin

0.5 99,886 210,000

Arizona

0.6 133,480 223,000

California

0.6 741,226 1,154,000

Delaware

0.6 21,281 35,000

Maryland

0.6 128,311 200,000

Michigan

0.6 200,798 334,000

New Jersey

0.6 154,119 253,000

New Mexico

0.6 40,031 63,000

Ohio

0.6 231,923 387,000

Texas

0.6 580,603 1,026,000

West Virginia

0.6 31,513 55,000

Connecticut

0.7 76,864 114,000

Illinois

0.7 290,538 437,000

Nevada

0.7 67,282 101,000

Oregon

0.7 83,647 123,000

Pennsylvania

0.7 263,528 372,000

Washington

0.7 149,900 211,000

New York

0.8 404,637 528,000

Note: Job openings data for the most recent month are preliminary.

There was 0.7 unemployed person per job opening in six states (Connecticut, Illinois, Nevada, Oregon, Pennsylvania, and Washington) and 0.8 unemployed person per job opening in New York, where there were 405,000 unemployed people and 528,000 job openings in September.

Nationwide, the ratio of unemployed persons per job opening was 0.5 in September 2022, as there were 5,753,000 unemployed people and 10,717,000 job openings.

The number of job openings by state ranged from about 25,000 in Vermont and Wyoming to over one million in Texas and California. The number of job openings increased in 10 states, decreased in 1 state, and was little changed in 39 states and the District of Columbia in September 2022.

These data are from the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey and the Local Area Unemployment Statistics program and are seasonally adjusted. Job openings data for the most recent month are preliminary. For more information, see State Job Openings and Labor Turnover — September 2022 and charts featuring state labor turnover data.

SUGGESTED CITATION

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, 0.8 unemployed person per job opening in New York in September 2022 at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2022/0-8-unemployed-person-per-job-opening-in-new-york-in-september-2022.htm (visited February 07, 2023).

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