4.0 million job openings in November 2013
January 23, 2014
There were 4.0 million job openings in November, little changed from October. The number of job openings was little changed over the month in total private industry and government, as well as in all industries and in all four geographical regions.
|Month||Construction||Manufacturing||Leisure and hospitality||Education and health services||Professional and business services||Trade, transportation, and utilities|
(p) Data for the most recent month is preliminary.
In November, job openings numbered over 700,000 in both trade, transportation, and utilities and professional and business services. There were 139,000 job openings in construction and 297,000 in manufacturing.
These data are from the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey. For additional information, see "Job Openings and Labor Turnover — November 2013" (HTML) (PDF), news release USDL-14-0039. Charts depicting job openings, hires, and employment separations data can be found in Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey Highlights: November 2013 (PDF). Note that data for the most recent month are preliminary and subject to revision.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Editor's Desk, 4.0 million job openings in November 2013 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2014/ted_20140123.htm (visited March 07, 2014).
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