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.
2015
Jan.
2016
Feb.
2016(p)
Feb.
2015
Jan.
2016
Feb.
2016(p)
Feb.
2015
Jan.
2016
Feb.
2016(p)

LEVELS BY INDUSTRY
(in thousands)


Total

5,131 5,604 5,445 5,091 5,125 5,422 4,740 4,977 5,050

Total private

4,595 5,137 4,960 4,759 4,789 5,067 4,420 4,631 4,706

Mining and logging(1)

10 17 9 26 26 17 42 43 37

Construction(1)

152 157 193 336 305 327 304 279 305

Manufacturing

300 336 313 260 274 277 259 266 302

Durable goods(1)

189 183 164 154 168 167 154 158 183

Nondurable goods(1)

111 153 149 106 106 110 104 108 119

Trade, transportation, and utilities

883 979 968 1,061 1,062 1,189 954 1,052 1,066

Wholesale trade(1)

162 199 191 155 137 144 132 142 132

Retail trade

539 602 617 731 765 867 660 725 765

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities(1)

183 178 160 175 161 178 161 185 168

Information(1)

110 97 96 80 84 79 78 79 66

Financial activities

344 372 328 171 229 234 151 215 215

Finance and insurance

252 298 244 112 164 162 102 154 150

Real estate and rental and leasing(1)

92 74 85 59 65 72 48 60 65

Professional and business services

920 1,088 1,050 1,049 1,080 1,063 1,010 1,053 1,033

Education and health services

952 1,129 1,031 617 579 647 550 557 548

Educational services(1)

105 83 131 85 60 104 65 77 85

Health care and social assistance

848 1,046 899 531 519 544 485 480 464

Leisure and hospitality

745 745 745 932 967 1,035 873 907 975

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

65 68 58 155 157 146 151 157 126

Accommodation and food services

680 677 687 777 810 888 722 750 848

Other services(1)

177 217 227 226 183 198 200 181 162

Government

536 467 486 332 335 355 320 346 344

Federal(1)

93 80 99 37 41 43 33 41 39

State and local

443 387 387 295 295 312 286 304 305

State and local education

154 152 152 146 162 154 146 168 163

State and local, excluding education(1)

289 235 235 149 133 158 140 137 142





RATES BY INDUSTRY
(percent)


Total

3.5 3.8 3.7 3.6 3.6 3.8 3.4 3.5 3.5

Total private

3.7 4.1 3.9 4.0 3.9 4.2 3.7 3.8 3.9

Mining and logging(1)

1.1 2.2 1.2 3.0 3.4 2.3 4.8 5.7 5.0

Construction(1)

2.3 2.3 2.8 5.3 4.6 4.9 4.8 4.2 4.6

Manufacturing

2.4 2.6 2.5 2.1 2.2 2.2 2.1 2.2 2.4

Durable goods(1)

2.4 2.3 2.1 2.0 2.2 2.2 2.0 2.0 2.4

Nondurable goods(1)

2.4 3.2 3.1 2.3 2.3 2.4 2.3 2.4 2.6

Trade, transportation, and utilities

3.2 3.5 3.4 4.0 3.9 4.4 3.6 3.9 3.9

Wholesale trade(1)

2.7 3.3 3.1 2.6 2.3 2.4 2.3 2.4 2.2

Retail trade

3.4 3.7 3.7 4.7 4.8 5.5 4.2 4.6 4.8

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities(1)

3.3 3.2 2.9 3.3 3.0 3.3 3.0 3.4 3.1

Information(1)

3.9 3.4 3.3 2.9 3.0 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.4

Financial activities

4.1 4.3 3.8 2.1 2.8 2.9 1.9 2.6 2.6

Finance and insurance

4.0 4.7 3.8 1.9 2.7 2.7 1.7 2.5 2.5

Real estate and rental and leasing(1)

4.3 3.4 3.9 2.9 3.1 3.4 2.3 2.9 3.1

Professional and business services

4.5 5.2 5.0 5.4 5.4 5.3 5.2 5.3 5.2

Education and health services

4.2 4.8 4.4 2.8 2.6 2.9 2.5 2.5 2.4

Educational services(1)

2.9 2.3 3.6 2.5 1.7 3.0 1.9 2.2 2.4

Health care and social assistance

4.4 5.2 4.5 2.9 2.7 2.9 2.6 2.5 2.4

Leisure and hospitality

4.7 4.6 4.6 6.2 6.3 6.7 5.8 5.9 6.3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

3.0 3.0 2.6 7.3 7.1 6.6 7.1 7.2 5.7

Accommodation and food services

5.0 4.9 4.9 6.0 6.1 6.7 5.6 5.7 6.4

Other services(1)

3.1 3.7 3.8 4.0 3.2 3.5 3.6 3.2 2.8

Government

2.4 2.1 2.2 1.5 1.5 1.6 1.5 1.6 1.6

Federal(1)

3.3 2.8 3.5 1.3 1.5 1.6 1.2 1.5 1.4

State and local

2.3 2.0 2.0 1.5 1.5 1.6 1.5 1.6 1.6

State and local education

1.5 1.5 1.5 1.4 1.6 1.5 1.4 1.6 1.6

State and local, excluding education(1)

3.1 2.5 2.5 1.7 1.5 1.7 1.6 1.5 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 05, 2016