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
May
2015
Apr.
2016
May
2016(p)
May
2015
Apr.
2016
May
2016(p)
May
2015
Apr.
2016
May
2016(p)

LEVELS BY INDUSTRY
(in thousands)


Total

5,386 5,845 5,500 5,111 5,085 5,036 4,869 5,015 4,952

Total private

4,852 5,311 4,958 4,775 4,734 4,688 4,548 4,660 4,619

Mining and logging(1)

14 14 9 19 22 20 38 35 28

Construction(1)

177 193 188 320 339 303 292 354 313

Manufacturing

330 397 353 248 269 263 245 279 277

Durable goods(1)

191 208 185 144 154 158 144 160 174

Nondurable goods(1)

138 190 168 103 115 105 101 119 104

Trade, transportation, and utilities

942 1,060 944 1,095 1,031 1,008 1,060 1,012 1,005

Wholesale trade(1)

161 255 151 136 148 139 124 144 135

Retail trade

539 589 594 766 714 709 736 702 699

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities(1)

242 215 199 193 169 160 200 166 171

Information(1)

106 101 101 81 85 70 80 82 67

Financial activities

309 387 307 192 202 191 190 188 189

Finance and insurance

244 278 251 133 132 132 124 113 129

Real estate and rental and leasing(1)

65 109 56 59 71 59 66 74 60

Professional and business services

1,134 961 1,021 1,071 1,031 1,012 989 1,004 1,002

Education and health services

977 1,112 1,080 604 605 652 557 570 593

Educational services(1)

85 126 94 78 96 112 81 83 94

Health care and social assistance

892 986 985 526 509 539 476 486 499

Leisure and hospitality

717 793 760 949 959 986 896 950 967

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

71 76 77 160 127 141 129 131 152

Accommodation and food services

646 717 683 789 832 845 767 819 815

Other services(1)

146 293 195 195 191 183 201 187 178

Government

534 534 542 336 351 348 321 355 333

Federal(1)

75 84 94 43 37 42 40 38 30

State and local

459 449 447 293 315 307 281 317 303

State and local education

146 146 151 148 152 160 138 165 148

State and local, excluding education(1)

313 303 296 145 162 146 143 153 155





RATES BY INDUSTRY
(percent)


Total

3.7 3.9 3.7 3.6 3.5 3.5 3.4 3.5 3.4

Total private

3.9 4.2 3.9 4.0 3.9 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.8

Mining and logging(1)

1.7 2.0 1.3 2.3 3.1 2.9 4.6 4.9 4.0

Construction(1)

2.7 2.8 2.7 5.0 5.1 4.6 4.5 5.3 4.7

Manufacturing

2.6 3.1 2.8 2.0 2.2 2.1 2.0 2.3 2.3

Durable goods(1)

2.4 2.6 2.3 1.9 2.0 2.1 1.9 2.1 2.3

Nondurable goods(1)

2.9 4.0 3.5 2.3 2.5 2.3 2.2 2.6 2.3

Trade, transportation, and utilities

3.4 3.7 3.3 4.1 3.8 3.7 3.9 3.7 3.7

Wholesale trade(1)

2.7 4.1 2.5 2.3 2.5 2.3 2.1 2.4 2.3

Retail trade

3.3 3.6 3.6 4.9 4.5 4.5 4.7 4.4 4.4

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities(1)

4.3 3.8 3.5 3.6 3.1 2.9 3.7 3.0 3.1

Information(1)

3.7 3.5 3.5 3.0 3.0 2.5 2.9 2.9 2.4

Financial activities

3.7 4.5 3.6 2.4 2.5 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3

Finance and insurance

3.9 4.3 3.9 2.2 2.1 2.2 2.1 1.9 2.1

Real estate and rental and leasing(1)

3.0 4.9 2.6 2.8 3.3 2.8 3.2 3.5 2.8

Professional and business services

5.5 4.6 4.8 5.5 5.1 5.0 5.1 5.0 5.0

Education and health services

4.3 4.7 4.6 2.7 2.7 2.9 2.5 2.5 2.6

Educational services(1)

2.4 3.5 2.6 2.3 2.7 3.2 2.4 2.4 2.7

Health care and social assistance

4.6 4.9 4.9 2.8 2.7 2.8 2.6 2.6 2.6

Leisure and hospitality

4.5 4.9 4.7 6.3 6.2 6.4 5.9 6.2 6.3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

3.2 3.3 3.4 7.4 5.7 6.4 5.9 5.9 6.8

Accommodation and food services

4.8 5.1 4.9 6.1 6.3 6.4 5.9 6.2 6.2

Other services(1)

2.5 4.9 3.3 3.5 3.4 3.2 3.6 3.3 3.1

Government

2.4 2.4 2.4 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.5 1.6 1.5

Federal(1)

2.7 2.9 3.3 1.6 1.3 1.5 1.5 1.4 1.1

State and local

2.3 2.3 2.3 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.5 1.6 1.6

State and local education

1.4 1.4 1.5 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.3 1.6 1.4

State and local, excluding education(1)

3.4 3.2 3.2 1.6 1.8 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.7

Footnotes
(1) No regular seasonal movements could be identified in this series; therefore, identical numbers appear for the unadjusted and seasonally adjusted series.
(p) Preliminary

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Last Modified Date: July 12, 2016