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)(2) Rates(3)
June
2013
Feb.
2014
Mar.
2014
Apr.
2014
May
2014
June
2014(p)
June
2013
Feb.
2014
Mar.
2014
Apr.
2014
May
2014
June
2014(p)

Total

3,971 4,125 4,166 4,464 4,577 4,671 2.8 2.9 2.9 3.1 3.2 3.3

INDUSTRY

Total private(4)

3,559 3,736 3,758 4,043 4,131 4,205 3.0 3.1 3.1 3.4 3.4 3.5

Construction

131 127 116 92 125 127 2.2 2.1 1.9 1.5 2.0 2.1

Manufacturing

203 258 264 275 292 303 1.7 2.1 2.1 2.2 2.4 2.4

Durable goods

135 151 165 179 175 186 1.8 2.0 2.1 2.3 2.2 2.4

Nondurable goods

68 106 99 95 117 117 1.5 2.3 2.2 2.1 2.5 2.6

Trade, transportation, and utilities(5)

771 757 761 877 731 772 2.9 2.8 2.8 3.2 2.7 2.8

Retail trade

521 477 488 570 419 441 3.4 3.0 3.1 3.6 2.7 2.8

Professional and business services

693 817 787 857 896 942 3.6 4.1 4.0 4.3 4.5 4.7

Education and health services(6)

677 687 725 726 796 796 3.1 3.1 3.3 3.3 3.6 3.6

Health care and social assistance

614 618 658 658 723 717 3.3 3.3 3.5 3.5 3.9 3.8

Leisure and hospitality

499 578 627 677 752 693 3.4 3.8 4.1 4.4 4.9 4.5

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

50 68 64 88 79 76 2.4 3.1 3.0 4.1 3.6 3.5

Accommodation and food services

449 511 563 589 674 618 3.5 4.0 4.3 4.5 5.1 4.7

Government(7)

412 388 407 421 446 466 1.9 1.7 1.8 1.9 2.0 2.1

State and local

361 338 347 362 383 394 1.9 1.7 1.8 1.9 2.0 2.0

REGION(8)

Northeast

685 694 688 769 793 791 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.9 3.0 2.9

South

1,556 1,569 1,599 1,614 1,695 1,780 3.1 3.0 3.1 3.1 3.3 3.4

Midwest

885 910 943 1,047 1,075 1,044 2.8 2.8 2.9 3.2 3.3 3.2

West

845 952 935 1,034 1,014 1,057 2.7 3.0 2.9 3.2 3.2 3.3

Footnotes
(1) Job openings are the number of job openings on the last business day of the month.
(2) Detail will not necessarily add to totals because of the independent seasonal adjustment of the various series and because not all series are shown.
(3) 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.
(4) Includes mining and logging, information, financial activities, and other services, not shown separately.
(5) Includes wholesale trade and transportation, warehousing, and utilities, not shown separately.
(6) Includes educational services, not shown separately.
(7) Includes federal government, not shown separately.
(8) 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.
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Last Modified Date: August 12, 2014