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Job openings, hires, and separations levels, seasonally adjusted

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Job openings, hires, and separations levels, seasonally adjusted
(Numbers in thousands)
Month Total nonfarm job openings Total nonfarm hires Total nonfarm separations Total private job openings Total private hires Total private separations Government job openings Government hires Government separations

Sept 2008

3,222 4,499 4,902 2,843 4,217 4,614 379 281 288

Oct 2008

3,377 4,548 4,965 2,995 4,248 4,664 382 300 300

Nov 2008

3,231 4,104 4,819 2,845 3,830 4,544 385 274 274

Dec 2008

3,146 4,348 4,875 2,817 4,076 4,603 329 272 272

Jan 2009

2,738 4,095 4,865 2,379 3,800 4,584 359 295 281

Feb 2009

2,864 4,061 4,852 2,496 3,789 4,558 368 271 294

Mar 2009

2,534 3,858 4,720 2,172 3,605 4,454 362 253 266

Apr 2009

2,295 3,888 4,690 1,937 3,515 4,415 358 374 275

May 2009

2,549 3,758 4,192 2,275 3,496 3,867 274 262 326

June 2009

2,503 3,639 4,234 2,179 3,375 3,915 324 263 319

July 2009

2,232 3,857 4,235 1,946 3,601 3,938 286 256 297

Aug 2009

2,338 3,810 3,985 2,034 3,529 3,718 304 281 267

Sept 2009

2,487 3,944 4,126 2,200 3,710 3,823 287 234 303

Oct 2009

2,406 3,838 3,996 2,024 3,510 3,733 382 328 263

Nov 2009

2,503 4,024 4,002 2,152 3,736 3,721 351 288 281

Dec 2009

2,568 4,004 4,099 2,239 3,753 3,809 330 251 290

Jan 2010

2,837 3,904 3,940 2,432 3,615 3,654 404 289 286

Feb 2010

2,666 3,864 4,011 2,324 3,580 3,708 343 284 303

Mar 2010

2,679 4,302 4,089 2,271 3,959 3,786 408 344 303

Apr 2010

3,153 4,159 3,945 2,530 3,820 3,638 623 338 307

May 2010

2,988 4,420 3,924 2,603 3,686 3,612 385 735 311

June 2010

2,801 4,111 4,311 2,500 3,833 3,759 301 278 552

July 2010

3,082 4,163 4,269 2,758 3,882 3,828 324 281 440

Aug 2010

2,999 4,046 4,054 2,653 3,780 3,628 346 266 425

Sept 2010

2,918 4,034 4,045 2,582 3,784 3,641 337 250 404

Oct 2010

3,235 4,173 3,884 2,890 3,865 3,622 345 309 262

Nov 2010

3,211 4,182 4,067 2,874 3,903 3,773 337 279 295

Dec 2010

3,058 4,299 4,142 2,659 4,013 3,844 399 285 299

Jan 2011

3,104 4,000 4,001 2,766 3,714 3,716 338 286 286

Feb 2011

3,226 4,231 4,037 2,910 4,003 3,766 316 227 272

Mar 2011

3,261 4,430 4,142 2,939 4,179 3,868 323 251 274

Apr 2011

3,259 4,296 3,991 2,917 4,028 3,697 341 268 294

May 2011

3,179 4,261 4,189 2,880 4,022 3,887 298 239 302

June 2011

3,455 4,366 4,173 3,095 4,075 3,903 359 291 270

July 2011

3,623 4,261 4,153 3,291 4,020 3,839 332 242 314

Aug 2011

3,329 4,298 4,173 3,000 4,057 3,881 329 241 293

Sept 2011

3,774 4,429 4,208 3,377 4,159 3,922 397 270 286

Oct 2011

3,619 4,370 4,150 3,252 4,101 3,889 367 269 260

Nov 2011

3,565 4,365 4,267 3,208 4,093 3,962 357 272 305

Dec 2011

3,768 4,356 4,084 3,404 4,062 3,764 364 294 320

Jan 2012

3,909 4,457 4,158 3,561 4,172 3,864 349 285 294

Feb 2012

3,616 4,560 4,349 3,221 4,260 4,044 395 300 305

Mar 2012

3,979 4,575 4,277 3,582 4,279 3,968 396 296 310

Apr 2012

3,793 4,389 4,333 3,426 4,098 4,017 367 291 316

May 2012

3,835 4,533 4,437 3,438 4,228 4,107 397 306 331

June 2012

3,911 4,440 4,382 3,524 4,121 4,085 387 319 297

July 2012

3,735 4,327 4,151 3,356 4,032 3,853 379 295 298

Aug 2012

3,809 4,450 4,318 3,389 4,136 4,014 420 315 304

Sept 2012

3,882 4,302 4,092 3,500 4,022 3,826 383 280 266

Oct 2012

3,775 4,389 4,261 3,394 4,120 3,960 380 269 302

Nov 2012

3,878 4,489 4,347 3,513 4,213 4,054 364 276 292

Dec 2012

3,970 4,452 4,118 3,563 4,162 3,829 408 290 290

Jan 2013

3,923 4,487 4,347 3,467 4,204 4,048 456 283 298

Feb 2013

4,004 4,571 4,293 3,584 4,275 4,002 421 296 291

Mar 2013

4,076 4,369 4,241 3,681 4,100 3,944 395 270 296

Apr 2013

3,988 4,572 4,422 3,566 4,282 4,125 421 290 297

May 2013

4,145 4,663 4,442 3,736 4,376 4,145 410 288 297

June 2013

4,150 4,440 4,307 3,749 4,196 4,020 400 244 287

July 2013

3,885 4,561 4,421 3,509 4,291 4,130 376 270 291

Aug 2013

4,085 4,730 4,493 3,692 4,430 4,220 393 299 273

Sept 2013

4,128 4,726 4,519 3,732 4,433 4,234 396 293 285

Oct 2013

4,222 4,518 4,350 3,827 4,237 4,057 395 281 294

Nov 2013

4,119 4,622 4,367 3,714 4,326 4,084 405 296 283

Dec 2013

4,121 4,614 4,392 3,775 4,333 4,093 347 280 299

Jan 2014

4,127 4,626 4,435 3,738 4,336 4,143 389 289 292

Feb 2014

4,373 4,696 4,549 3,971 4,405 4,261 402 291 288

Mar 2014

4,388 4,763 4,518 3,962 4,456 4,213 425 307 305

Apr 2014

4,566 4,880 4,597 4,131 4,582 4,317 435 298 280

May 2014

4,747 4,808 4,572 4,307 4,522 4,273 441 285 298

June 2014

4,982 4,925 4,612 4,468 4,600 4,340 514 326 272

July 2014

4,846 5,008 4,748 4,371 4,721 4,469 475 287 280

Aug 2014

5,349 4,810 4,623 4,911 4,542 4,318 438 267 305

Sept 2014

4,914 5,149 4,855 4,446 4,815 4,558 468 334 298

Oct 2014

5,012 5,111 4,937 4,577 4,806 4,639 435 306 298

Nov 2014

4,843 4,978 4,682 4,372 4,682 4,402 472 296 280

Dec 2014

5,130 5,192 4,827 4,626 4,874 4,517 505 318 310

Jan 2015

5,344 5,061 4,886 4,818 4,744 4,577 526 316 309

Feb 2015

5,466 5,127 4,869 4,950 4,807 4,557 515 320 312

Mar 2015

5,210 5,126 5,102 4,709 4,797 4,765 501 328 337

Apr 2015

5,598 5,196 4,944 5,077 4,847 4,626 521 349 318

May 2015

5,563 5,142 4,825 5,040 4,819 4,504 523 323 321

June 2015

5,248 5,125 4,978 4,778 4,789 4,635 471 336 343

July 2015

6,056 5,150 4,848 5,507 4,798 4,531 548 352 317

Aug 2015

5,467 5,163 5,032 4,973 4,822 4,708 494 341 324

Sept 2015

5,488 5,287 5,110 5,018 4,964 4,774 470 323 335

Oct 2015

5,773 5,338 5,032 5,246 4,978 4,688 527 360 344

Nov 2015

5,708 5,358 5,089 5,185 5,007 4,759 523 352 331

Dec 2015

5,845 5,540 5,225 5,304 5,168 4,878 541 371 347

Jan 2016

6,012 5,220 5,099 5,497 4,867 4,762 515 353 337

Feb 2016

5,770 5,470 5,265 5,282 5,126 4,940 488 344 325

Mar 2016

6,129 5,359 5,133 5,633 4,995 4,807 496 364 326

Apr 2016

5,803 5,294 5,110 5,301 4,952 4,777 502 342 333

May 2016

5,777 5,197 5,176 5,239 4,838 4,826 538 359 350

June 2016

5,742 5,281 5,118 5,262 4,929 4,714 479 353 404

July 2016

5,962 5,426 5,065 5,375 5,021 4,783 587 405 283

Aug 2016

5,677 5,327 5,204 5,166 4,977 4,816 511 351 388

Sept 2016

5,868 5,306 4,985 5,340 4,912 4,645 527 395 340

Oct 2016

5,591 5,210 5,125 5,107 4,895 4,783 484 315 342

Nov 2016

5,971 5,308 5,139 5,394 4,976 4,803 577 332 335

Dec 2016

5,964 5,343 5,071 5,404 5,011 4,768 560 332 303

Jan 2017

5,617 5,499 5,320 5,120 5,147 4,980 497 352 340

Feb 2017

5,923 5,350 5,176 5,418 5,004 4,816 505 346 360

Mar 2017

5,811 5,395 5,280 5,305 5,058 4,948 506 336 333

Apr 2017

6,091 5,272 5,091 5,547 4,937 4,756 543 335 336

May 2017

5,826 5,477 5,270 5,275 5,127 4,917 551 349 352

June 2017

6,305 5,635 5,463 5,731 5,295 5,130 574 339 333

July 2017

6,238 5,497 5,338 5,690 5,148 5,013 548 348 325

Aug 2017

6,276 5,519 5,334 5,774 5,210 4,980 503 309 354

Sept 2017

6,320 5,450 5,289 5,757 5,095 4,955 563 355 335

Oct 2017

6,408 5,581 5,397 5,855 5,227 5,072 553 355 325

Nov 2017

6,271 5,494 5,283 5,736 5,125 4,941 535 370 341

Dec 2017

6,336 5,421 5,249 5,758 5,062 4,890 578 360 359

Jan 2018

6,621 5,512 5,288 6,029 5,185 4,953 591 327 336

Feb 2018

6,552 5,624 5,319 5,956 5,271 4,984 596 353 335

Mar 2018

6,818 5,623 5,500 6,191 5,282 5,153 628 340 347

Apr 2018

6,877 5,590 5,441 6,284 5,240 5,098 593 350 343

May 2018

7,016 5,859 5,492 6,420 5,504 5,152 596 354 340

June 2018

7,230 5,760 5,566 6,584 5,373 5,215 646 387 352

July 2018

7,190 5,649 5,577 6,544 5,303 5,202 646 346 374

Aug 2018

7,208 5,815 5,543 6,483 5,426 5,214 725 389 329

Sept 2018

7,411 5,625 5,494 6,794 5,287 5,147 617 338 348

Oct 2018

7,304 5,907 5,602 6,688 5,562 5,246 616 346 356

Nov 2018

7,594 5,826 5,793 6,919 5,461 5,422 676 365 371

Dec 2018

7,489 5,768 5,554 6,809 5,400 5,220 680 368 334

Jan 2019

7,517 5,814 5,521 6,805 5,430 5,138 713 384 383

Feb 2019

7,072 5,680 5,703 6,369 5,326 5,329 702 354 374

Mar 2019

7,337 5,698 5,557 6,624 5,344 5,216 713 354 342

Apr 2019

7,191 6,011 5,766 6,477 5,643 5,413 714 368 353

May 2019

7,311 5,725 5,542 6,635 5,396 5,191 676 329 351

June 2019

7,139 5,768 5,586 6,440 5,413 5,244 699 354 343

July 2019

7,051 5,886 5,795 6,401 5,537 5,437 650 349 358

Aug 2019

7,172 5,914 5,631 6,426 5,491 5,306 746 423 326

Sept 2019

7,160 5,973 5,727 6,416 5,607 5,379 745 365 348

Oct 2019

7,325 5,805 5,603 6,525 5,432 5,239 800 373 364

Nov 2019

6,919 5,868 5,674 6,146 5,476 5,326 773 392 348

Dec 2019

6,709 5,913 5,828 5,944 5,557 5,473 765 356 355

Jan 2020

7,184 6,014 5,714 6,342 5,618 5,374 842 396 340

Feb 2020

6,995 5,998 5,779 6,194 5,591 5,439 801 407 340

Mar 2020

5,794 5,172 16,313 5,100 4,782 15,749 694 390 564

Apr 2020

4,686 4,052 11,542 4,034 3,826 10,946 652 226 596

May 2020

5,581 8,098 4,757 4,942 7,845 4,284 639 253 473

June 2020

6,119 7,488 5,171 5,441 7,218 4,714 678 271 457

July 2020

6,514 6,255 5,195 5,690 5,917 4,800 824 337 395

Aug 2020

6,360 5,938 4,879 5,661 5,404 4,462 699 534 417

Sept 2020

6,512 5,949 5,118 5,789 5,611 4,689 723 337 429

Oct 2020

6,820 6,135 5,362 6,098 5,791 4,819 722 344 543

Nov 2020

6,875 5,906 5,718 6,162 5,570 5,294 713 336 424

Dec 2020

6,854 5,598 5,644 6,178 5,267 5,305 676 330 340

Jan 2021

7,175 5,647 5,164 6,415 5,256 4,889 760 392 275

Feb 2021

7,760 5,864 5,382 7,053 5,542 5,073 707 322 309

Mar 2021

8,399 6,105 5,494 7,547 5,723 5,188 853 382 307

Apr 2021

9,288 6,170 5,714 8,336 5,805 5,397 952 365 317

May 2021

9,840 6,036 5,508 8,933 5,715 5,202 906 321 305

June 2021

10,069 6,543 5,737 9,146 6,150 5,433 924 393 304

July 2021

10,882 6,555 5,841 9,956 6,164 5,489 926 391 352

Aug 2021

10,960 6,415 5,839 10,094 6,044 5,514 867 371 326

Sept 2021

10,882 6,629 6,067 9,925 6,280 5,701 958 349 366

Oct 2021

11,368 6,667 5,927 10,405 6,292 5,513 963 375 414

Nov 2021

11,232 6,843 6,227 10,234 6,450 5,834 998 393 392

Dec 2021

11,826 6,632 6,131 10,721 6,233 5,756 1,105 399 375

Jan 2022

11,487 6,496 6,235 10,441 6,099 5,861 1,046 397 373

Feb 2022

11,601 6,800 6,071 10,516 6,384 5,678 1,084 416 393

Mar 2022

12,027 6,577 6,194 11,009 6,191 5,797 1,019 386 397

Apr 2022

11,755 6,572 6,175 10,726 6,177 5,806 1,029 396 369

May 2022

11,443 6,545 6,025 10,379 6,142 5,655 1,064 402 369

June 2022

10,961 6,448 5,991 9,995 6,047 5,597 967 402 394

July 2022

11,380 6,340 5,864 10,266 5,935 5,523 1,114 404 341

Aug 2022

10,198 6,478 6,244 9,179 6,061 5,859 1,019 417 385

Sept 2022

10,854 6,226 5,810 9,788 5,828 5,425 1,066 398 384

Oct 2022

10,471 6,164 5,846 9,519 5,777 5,488 952 387 358

Nov 2022

10,746 6,253 5,945 9,671 5,825 5,582 1,075 428 364

Dec 2022

11,234 6,251 5,906 10,126 5,809 5,502 1,109 442 404

Jan 2023

10,563 6,327 5,900 9,536 5,917 5,557 1,027 410 343

Feb 2023

9,974 6,150 5,841 8,959 5,754 5,506 1,015 396 335

Mar 2023

9,745 6,066 5,994 8,710 5,671 5,643 1,034 395 351

Apr 2023

10,320 6,101 5,660 9,291 5,709 5,306 1,029 391 354

May 2023

9,616 6,231 5,925 8,496 5,828 5,579 1,120 403 346

June 2023

9,165 5,940 5,691 8,048 5,554 5,365 1,117 386 326

July 2023

8,920 5,822 5,638 7,958 5,464 5,268 962 357 370

Aug 2023

9,497 5,850 5,687 8,433 5,475 5,343 1,064 375 344

Sept 2023

9,553 5,871 5,530 8,570 5,501 5,237 983 370 293