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
Oct.
2015
Sept.
2016
Oct.
2016(p)
Oct.
2015
Sept.
2016
Oct.
2016(p)
Oct.
2015
Sept.
2016
Oct.
2016(p)

LEVELS BY INDUSTRY
(in thousands)


Total

5,422 5,631 5,534 5,212 5,121 5,099 4,912 4,936 4,875

Total private

4,938 5,112 5,022 4,856 4,757 4,752 4,544 4,578 4,557

Mining and logging(1)

19 20 12 32 28 27 34 26 27

Construction(1)

129 221 205 314 314 328 275 296 308

Manufacturing

311 328 322 264 279 271 271 278 273

Durable goods(1)

181 206 190 144 163 156 150 166 157

Nondurable goods(1)

130 122 132 120 116 115 120 112 116

Trade, transportation, and utilities

931 1,020 1,048 1,057 1,097 1,083 1,003 1,039 1,041

Wholesale trade(1)

183 169 174 128 136 132 121 117 121

Retail trade

563 663 677 748 769 742 706 722 732

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities(1)

185 188 197 181 193 209 176 199 188

Information(1)

114 97 87 87 80 73 81 89 69

Financial activities

308 355 348 205 170 173 192 163 160

Finance and insurance

242 265 254 136 110 107 123 107 99

Real estate and rental and leasing(1)

67 89 94 70 60 66 69 56 61

Professional and business services

1,149 1,113 926 1,058 1,080 1,020 1,002 1,009 979

Education and health services

1,050 1,072 1,205 644 616 637 558 560 576

Educational services(1)

107 102 96 87 87 80 80 69 67

Health care and social assistance

942 970 1,109 558 528 557 479 491 510

Leisure and hospitality

737 710 700 991 909 963 935 928 961

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

62 67 70 171 119 149 168 147 150

Accommodation and food services

676 642 631 820 790 813 767 781 812

Other services(1)

190 177 168 204 185 177 191 191 163

Government

484 519 512 356 365 347 369 357 318

Federal(1)

61 101 88 40 40 42 44 37 30

State and local

423 419 424 316 325 306 325 320 288

State and local education

153 130 135 152 159 133 166 152 126

State and local, excluding education(1)

270 289 289 165 165 172 160 169 163





RATES BY INDUSTRY
(percent)


Total

3.7 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.5 3.5 3.4 3.4 3.4

Total private

3.9 4.0 3.9 4.0 3.9 3.9 3.8 3.7 3.7

Mining and logging(1)

2.3 2.8 1.8 4.0 4.2 4.0 4.3 3.9 4.0

Construction(1)

1.9 3.2 3.0 4.8 4.7 4.9 4.2 4.4 4.6

Manufacturing

2.5 2.6 2.6 2.1 2.3 2.2 2.2 2.3 2.2

Durable goods(1)

2.3 2.6 2.4 1.9 2.1 2.0 1.9 2.2 2.1

Nondurable goods(1)

2.8 2.6 2.8 2.6 2.5 2.5 2.6 2.4 2.5

Trade, transportation, and utilities

3.3 3.6 3.7 3.9 4.0 3.9 3.7 3.8 3.8

Wholesale trade(1)

3.0 2.8 2.8 2.2 2.3 2.2 2.1 2.0 2.0

Retail trade

3.5 4.0 4.1 4.8 4.8 4.6 4.5 4.5 4.6

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities(1)

3.3 3.3 3.5 3.3 3.5 3.8 3.2 3.6 3.4

Information(1)

4.0 3.4 3.0 3.1 2.9 2.6 2.9 3.2 2.5

Financial activities

3.6 4.1 4.0 2.5 2.0 2.1 2.4 2.0 1.9

Finance and insurance

3.8 4.1 3.9 2.2 1.8 1.7 2.0 1.7 1.6

Real estate and rental and leasing(1)

3.1 4.0 4.2 3.3 2.8 3.1 3.3 2.6 2.8

Professional and business services

5.5 5.2 4.3 5.3 5.3 5.0 5.0 5.0 4.8

Education and health services

4.5 4.5 5.0 2.9 2.7 2.8 2.5 2.5 2.5

Educational services(1)

3.0 2.8 2.6 2.5 2.4 2.2 2.3 1.9 1.9

Health care and social assistance

4.8 4.8 5.4 3.0 2.7 2.9 2.5 2.5 2.6

Leisure and hospitality

4.6 4.4 4.3 6.5 5.8 6.2 6.1 6.0 6.2

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

2.7 2.9 3.0 7.8 5.3 6.7 7.7 6.6 6.7

Accommodation and food services

4.9 4.6 4.5 6.3 5.9 6.1 5.9 5.9 6.1

Other services(1)

3.3 3.0 2.9 3.6 3.2 3.1 3.4 3.3 2.9

Government

2.1 2.3 2.3 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.6 1.4

Federal(1)

2.2 3.5 3.0 1.5 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.3 1.1

State and local

2.1 2.1 2.1 1.6 1.7 1.6 1.7 1.7 1.5

State and local education

1.5 1.2 1.3 1.5 1.5 1.3 1.6 1.5 1.2

State and local, excluding education(1)

2.9 3.1 3.1 1.8 1.8 1.9 1.8 1.9 1.8

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: December 07, 2016