Table 7. Job openings levels and rates by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted

Table 7. Job openings levels and rates by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted(1)
Industry and region Levels (in thousands) Rates(2)
June
2015
May
2016
June
2016(p)
June
2015
May
2016
June
2016(p)

Total

5,162 5,532 5,607 3.5 3.7 3.7

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,670 5,000 5,056 3.7 3.9 3.9

Mining and logging

19 11 13 2.3 1.6 1.9

Construction

156 193 208 2.3 2.8 3.0

Manufacturing

284 350 377 2.2 2.8 3.0

Durable goods

182 180 217 2.3 2.3 2.7

Nondurable goods

103 170 160 2.2 3.6 3.3

Trade, transportation, and utilities

895 975 985 3.2 3.5 3.5

Wholesale trade

164 162 179 2.7 2.7 2.9

Retail trade

531 610 587 3.3 3.7 3.5

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

200 202 219 3.6 3.6 3.9

Information

98 95 94 3.4 3.3 3.3

Financial activities

268 297 311 3.2 3.5 3.6

Finance and insurance

196 241 238 3.1 3.8 3.7

Real estate and rental and leasing

72 56 73 3.3 2.5 3.2

Professional and business services

1,126 1,020 1,048 5.4 4.8 4.9

Education and health services

955 1,055 1,060 4.2 4.4 4.5

Educational services

92 87 97 2.7 2.4 2.8

Health care and social assistance

863 968 963 4.4 4.8 4.8

Leisure and hospitality

716 837 785 4.4 5.1 4.6

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

56 117 73 2.3 4.8 2.8

Accommodation and food services

660 720 711 4.7 5.1 5.0

Other services

153 167 174 2.6 2.8 2.9

Government

492 532 551 2.2 2.3 2.4

Federal

65 93 78 2.3 3.2 2.7

State and local

427 439 474 2.2 2.2 2.4

State and local education

188 148 169 1.9 1.4 1.7

State and local, excluding education

239 291 305 2.5 3.1 3.2

REGION(3)

Northeast

810 971 909 3.0 3.5 3.3

South

2,010 1,988 2,191 3.7 3.6 4.0

Midwest

1,153 1,249 1,227 3.5 3.7 3.6

West

1,189 1,324 1,280 3.5 3.9 3.7

Footnotes
(1) Job openings are the number of job openings on the last business day of the month.
(2) 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.
(3) 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 10, 2016