Job openings by industry, June 2007
August 09, 2007
In June, the job openings rate for the nation as a whole increased slightly to 3.0 percent after remaining steady at 2.9 percent for the prior 4 months.
The seasonally adjusted job openings rate was highest in June in professional and business services—4.3 percent. Accommodation and food services (part of leisure and hospitality) had a job openings rate of 4.0 percent.
The job openings rate rose in June in retail trade (part of trade, transportation, and utilities) and in professional and business services, but fell in construction.
These data come from the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey. These data are seasonally adjusted. Data for the most recent month are preliminary. To learn more, see "Job Openings and Labor Turnover: June 2007" (PDF) (TXT), news release USDL 07-1201. The job openings rate is the number of openings divided by employment plus job openings.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Editor's Desk, Job openings by industry, June 2007 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2007/aug/wk1/art04.htm (visited April 18, 2014).
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