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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 2004

3,829 5,062 4,885 3,477 4,728 4,580 351 334 305

Oct 2004

3,970 5,149 4,803 3,597 4,814 4,488 373 335 316

Nov 2004

3,360 5,181 5,113 3,017 4,831 4,783 343 350 330

Dec 2004

3,935 5,153 4,955 3,554 4,819 4,625 381 334 330

Jan 2005

3,827 5,201 5,106 3,521 4,845 4,804 306 355 302

Feb 2005

3,901 5,276 5,039 3,544 4,948 4,712 356 328 328

Mar 2005

4,019 5,273 5,204 3,656 4,958 4,884 362 315 320

Apr 2005

4,272 5,362 5,016 3,908 5,028 4,702 364 334 314

May 2005

3,842 5,271 5,107 3,485 4,954 4,804 357 317 302

June 2005

4,072 5,376 5,086 3,701 5,076 4,767 371 300 319

July 2005

4,337 5,328 4,972 3,941 4,974 4,699 396 355 273

Aug 2005

4,160 5,409 5,215 3,770 5,089 4,898 390 321 316

Sept 2005

4,376 5,493 5,401 3,969 5,167 5,064 407 327 338

Oct 2005

4,218 5,124 5,066 3,863 4,807 4,738 356 317 328

Nov 2005

4,118 5,344 4,989 3,762 5,000 4,670 355 344 319

Dec 2005

4,146 5,294 5,164 3,728 4,947 4,846 418 347 317

Jan 2006

4,404 5,271 5,113 4,019 4,952 4,768 385 319 345

Feb 2006

4,260 5,474 5,180 3,892 5,121 4,846 369 353 334

Mar 2006

4,706 5,524 5,196 4,276 5,145 4,845 430 379 351

Apr 2006

4,915 5,215 5,074 4,483 4,866 4,748 433 348 326

May 2006

4,505 5,498 5,417 4,069 5,145 5,068 436 354 350

June 2006

4,625 5,455 5,262 4,200 5,093 4,910 425 362 352

July 2006

4,467 5,573 5,366 3,977 5,203 5,029 490 370 337

Aug 2006

4,739 5,373 5,207 4,300 5,004 4,859 438 369 348

Sept 2006

4,778 5,288 5,090 4,293 4,869 4,760 484 419 330

Oct 2006

4,643 5,375 5,319 4,241 5,068 4,997 402 307 322

Nov 2006

4,530 5,495 5,324 4,105 5,142 4,976 425 352 347

Dec 2006

4,469 5,214 5,127 4,047 4,881 4,798 422 333 329

Jan 2007

4,750 5,426 5,314 4,302 5,066 4,960 448 360 353

Feb 2007

4,618 5,160 5,117 4,187 4,789 4,778 431 370 339

Mar 2007

4,926 5,479 5,196 4,479 5,110 4,864 447 369 331

Apr 2007

4,820 5,353 5,286 4,376 4,974 4,935 444 378 351

May 2007

4,699 5,469 5,292 4,255 5,083 4,924 443 386 368

June 2007

4,882 5,267 5,103 4,429 4,884 4,753 454 382 350

July 2007

4,668 5,217 5,253 4,221 4,893 4,878 447 325 375

Aug 2007

4,586 5,358 5,398 4,119 4,958 5,039 467 400 358

Sept 2007

4,682 5,344 5,191 4,230 4,954 4,862 452 391 328

Oct 2007

4,676 5,398 5,271 4,251 5,068 4,956 425 330 316

Nov 2007

4,537 5,176 5,093 4,099 4,839 4,786 438 337 307

Dec 2007

4,400 5,119 5,041 3,974 4,771 4,732 426 348 309

Jan 2008

4,604 5,071 5,194 4,202 4,762 4,889 401 309 305

Feb 2008

4,233 5,077 5,184 3,806 4,755 4,894 427 322 290

Mar 2008

4,205 4,924 4,910 3,772 4,592 4,616 434 332 294

Apr 2008

4,124 4,948 5,182 3,693 4,645 4,878 431 303 304

May 2008

4,237 4,691 4,840 3,787 4,371 4,556 450 321 284

June 2008

3,849 4,893 5,043 3,408 4,562 4,760 441 331 283

July 2008

3,800 4,637 4,868 3,391 4,332 4,606 409 304 263

Aug 2008

3,709 4,682 5,014 3,318 4,390 4,714 391 292 300

Sept 2008

3,240 4,499 4,901 2,856 4,217 4,613 383 281 288

Oct 2008

3,403 4,548 4,977 3,022 4,248 4,676 381 300 300

Nov 2008

3,158 4,104 4,787 2,785 3,830 4,513 373 274 274

Dec 2008

3,059 4,348 4,879 2,742 4,076 4,607 317 272 272

Jan 2009

2,731 4,095 4,925 2,382 3,800 4,644 349 295 281

Feb 2009

2,838 4,061 4,824 2,470 3,789 4,529 368 271 294

Mar 2009

2,521 3,858 4,693 2,152 3,605 4,427 369 253 266

Apr 2009

2,343 3,888 4,695 1,976 3,515 4,419 367 374 275

May 2009

2,574 3,758 4,184 2,294 3,496 3,859 280 262 326

June 2009

2,517 3,639 4,226 2,188 3,375 3,908 329 263 319

July 2009

2,264 3,857 4,256 1,980 3,601 3,959 284 256 297

Aug 2009

2,365 3,810 3,992 2,058 3,529 3,725 307 281 267

Sept 2009

2,481 3,944 4,123 2,199 3,710 3,820 282 234 303

Oct 2009

2,422 3,838 4,003 2,045 3,510 3,740 377 328 263

Nov 2009

2,435 4,024 3,983 2,096 3,736 3,702 338 288 281

Dec 2009

2,487 4,004 4,103 2,169 3,753 3,813 318 251 290

Jan 2010

2,833 3,904 3,989 2,437 3,615 3,703 396 289 286

Feb 2010

2,651 3,864 3,978 2,303 3,580 3,675 348 284 303

Mar 2010

2,679 4,302 4,072 2,257 3,959 3,769 422 344 303

Apr 2010

3,217 4,159 3,948 2,587 3,820 3,641 631 338 307

May 2010

3,019 4,420 3,911 2,622 3,686 3,600 398 735 311

June 2010

2,813 4,111 4,308 2,511 3,833 3,756 301 278 552

July 2010

3,127 4,163 4,299 2,806 3,882 3,859 321 281 440

Aug 2010

3,025 4,046 4,067 2,674 3,780 3,642 351 266 425

Sept 2010

2,912 4,034 4,047 2,582 3,784 3,643 330 250 404

Oct 2010

3,256 4,173 3,883 2,911 3,865 3,622 345 309 262

Nov 2010

3,134 4,182 4,041 2,810 3,903 3,746 324 279 295

Dec 2010

2,969 4,299 4,143 2,584 4,013 3,844 385 285 299

Jan 2011

3,100 4,000 4,045 2,770 3,714 3,759 330 286 286

Feb 2011

3,213 4,231 4,014 2,894 4,003 3,742 319 227 272

Mar 2011

3,253 4,430 4,109 2,921 4,179 3,835 332 251 274

Apr 2011

3,337 4,296 3,994 2,985 4,028 3,700 352 268 294

May 2011

3,207 4,261 4,179 2,901 4,022 3,877 306 239 302

June 2011

3,467 4,366 4,168 3,103 4,075 3,899 364 291 270

July 2011

3,676 4,261 4,180 3,348 4,020 3,866 328 242 314

Aug 2011

3,358 4,298 4,189 3,026 4,057 3,897 332 241 293

Sept 2011

3,763 4,429 4,213 3,371 4,159 3,927 392 270 286

Oct 2011

3,650 4,370 4,147 3,283 4,101 3,887 367 269 260

Nov 2011

3,485 4,365 4,237 3,142 4,093 3,933 342 272 305

Dec 2011

3,662 4,356 4,090 3,311 4,062 3,769 351 294 320

Jan 2012

3,904 4,457 4,195 3,565 4,172 3,901 339 285 294

Feb 2012

3,605 4,560 4,322 3,203 4,260 4,017 403 300 305

Mar 2012

3,976 4,575 4,257 3,566 4,279 3,947 409 296 310

Apr 2012

3,878 4,389 4,329 3,497 4,098 4,013 381 291 316

May 2012

3,861 4,533 4,430 3,455 4,228 4,099 405 306 331

June 2012

3,916 4,440 4,383 3,524 4,121 4,086 393 319 297

July 2012

3,790 4,327 4,178 3,417 4,032 3,880 373 295 298

Aug 2012

3,839 4,450 4,338 3,417 4,136 4,034 422 315 304

Sept 2012

3,861 4,302 4,100 3,482 4,022 3,834 379 280 266

Oct 2012

3,808 4,389 4,260 3,428 4,120 3,958 380 269 302

Nov 2012

3,787 4,489 4,303 3,439 4,213 4,011 348 276 292

Dec 2012

3,840 4,452 4,117 3,446 4,162 3,827 393 290 290

Jan 2013

3,915 4,487 4,381 3,477 4,204 4,082 438 283 298

Feb 2013

3,981 4,571 4,257 3,553 4,275 3,966 428 296 291

Mar 2013

4,080 4,369 4,215 3,672 4,100 3,918 408 270 296

Apr 2013

4,078 4,572 4,424 3,635 4,282 4,127 442 290 297

May 2013

4,173 4,663 4,433 3,755 4,376 4,136 418 288 297

June 2013

4,166 4,440 4,313 3,756 4,196 4,027 410 244 287

July 2013

3,946 4,561 4,459 3,576 4,291 4,168 370 270 291

Aug 2013

4,112 4,730 4,522 3,718 4,430 4,249 393 299 273

Sept 2013

4,105 4,726 4,521 3,711 4,433 4,236 394 293 285

Oct 2013

4,268 4,518 4,354 3,873 4,237 4,060 395 281 294

Nov 2013

4,002 4,622 4,332 3,616 4,326 4,049 386 296 283

Dec 2013

3,996 4,614 4,387 3,662 4,333 4,087 334 280 299

Jan 2014

4,131 4,626 4,464 3,756 4,336 4,172 375 289 292

Feb 2014

4,347 4,696 4,511 3,939 4,405 4,223 409 291 288

Mar 2014

4,388 4,763 4,498 3,949 4,456 4,193 439 307 305

Apr 2014

4,662 4,880 4,584 4,204 4,582 4,304 458 298 280

May 2014

4,775 4,808 4,569 4,326 4,522 4,271 449 285 298

June 2014

4,999 4,925 4,617 4,473 4,600 4,346 526 326 272

July 2014

4,919 5,008 4,786 4,450 4,721 4,506 469 287 280

Aug 2014

5,383 4,810 4,654 4,946 4,542 4,349 437 267 305

Sept 2014

4,876 5,149 4,861 4,412 4,815 4,563 464 334 298

Oct 2014

5,066 5,111 4,941 4,635 4,806 4,643 431 306 298

Nov 2014

4,719 4,978 4,642 4,270 4,682 4,362 449 296 280

Dec 2014

4,981 5,192 4,815 4,499 4,874 4,505 482 318 310

Jan 2015

5,377 5,071 4,874 4,876 4,756 4,567 501 315 307

Feb 2015

5,410 5,096 4,827 4,877 4,774 4,513 533 322 314

Mar 2015

5,223 5,138 5,057 4,707 4,813 4,717 516 326 339

Apr 2015

5,726 5,205 4,943 5,176 4,853 4,626 550 352 317

May 2015

5,587 5,166 4,835 5,055 4,838 4,515 532 328 320

June 2015

5,259 5,127 5,010 4,778 4,795 4,666 481 332 343

July 2015

6,147 5,170 4,885 5,604 4,812 4,566 544 358 319

Aug 2015

5,517 5,183 5,058 5,031 4,837 4,733 487 347 325

Sept 2015

5,450 5,260 5,104 4,982 4,943 4,774 468 317 330

Oct 2015

5,846 5,321 5,036 5,328 4,968 4,692 519 353 344

Nov 2015

5,564 5,341 5,065 5,064 4,990 4,734 500 351 331

Dec 2015

5,678 5,546 5,208 5,157 5,181 4,863 521 365 345

Jan 2016

5,977 5,214 5,112 5,482 4,856 4,773 495 358 339

Feb 2016

5,747 5,493 5,258 5,246 5,148 4,923 500 344 335

Mar 2016

6,151 5,369 5,130 5,644 4,996 4,795 507 373 336

Apr 2016

5,872 5,304 5,125 5,344 4,959 4,785 528 345 340

May 2016

5,775 5,228 5,150 5,230 4,869 4,806 545 359 344

June 2016

5,778 5,288 5,058 5,276 4,930 4,703 502 357 354

July 2016

6,088 5,427 5,118 5,513 5,033 4,813 575 394 304

Aug 2016

5,720 5,321 5,188 5,223 4,973 4,823 498 348 365

Sept 2016

5,828 5,273 4,978 5,306 4,906 4,641 521 366 337

Oct 2016

5,616 5,177 5,127 5,126 4,849 4,798 491 328 329

Nov 2016

5,862 5,320 5,108 5,311 4,995 4,772 551 326 336

Dec 2016

5,831 5,408 5,115 5,293 5,082 4,808 538 326 306

Jan 2017

5,624 5,528 5,289 5,149 5,177 4,950 475 352 339

Feb 2017

5,875 5,313 5,132 5,354 4,963 4,780 521 349 353

Mar 2017

5,848 5,389 5,264 5,318 5,048 4,939 530 341 325

Apr 2017

6,157 5,292 5,107 5,593 4,955 4,772 564 337 334

May 2017

5,821 5,469 5,285 5,264 5,123 4,936 557 346 349

June 2017

6,371 5,652 5,453 5,788 5,304 5,124 582 348 329

July 2017

6,349 5,510 5,356 5,805 5,173 5,024 544 337 333

Aug 2017

6,352 5,548 5,367 5,820 5,205 5,028 532 343 339

Sept 2017

6,256 5,395 5,339 5,701 5,049 5,003 555 346 337

Oct 2017

6,405 5,587 5,349 5,861 5,241 5,020 544 346 329

Nov 2017

6,163 5,486 5,225 5,655 5,122 4,878 509 364 347

Dec 2017

6,204 5,488 5,283 5,644 5,133 4,930 560 355 354

Jan 2018

6,591 5,525 5,317 6,025 5,194 4,983 566 330 334

Feb 2018

6,530 5,594 5,270 5,925 5,243 4,930 605 351 341

Mar 2018

6,894 5,625 5,446 6,236 5,282 5,108 659 344 338

Apr 2018

7,106 5,694 5,467 6,497 5,334 5,128 609 359 339

May 2018

7,126 5,862 5,502 6,525 5,510 5,166 600 352 336

June 2018

7,393 5,833 5,565 6,752 5,460 5,210 641 373 355

July 2018

7,442 5,833 5,675 6,764 5,443 5,281 678 390 394

Aug 2018

7,342 5,826 5,600 6,611 5,435 5,257 730 391 343

Sept 2018

7,392 5,670 5,558 6,771 5,327 5,216 621 343 342

Oct 2018

7,593 5,877 5,642 6,956 5,515 5,279 637 362 363

Nov 2018

7,626 5,821 5,597 6,962 5,447 5,230 665 375 367

Dec 2018

7,479 5,717 5,469 6,860 5,353 5,122 619 364 347

Jan 2019

7,625 5,829 5,532 6,929 5,434 5,146 696 395 386

Feb 2019

7,142 5,695 5,576 6,437 5,333 5,206 705 362 370

Mar 2019

7,474 5,697 5,508 6,772 5,345 5,171 702 352 337

Apr 2019

7,372 5,991 5,687 6,635 5,613 5,335 737 379 353

May 2019

7,384 5,760 5,557 6,680 5,398 5,208 704 361 349

June 2019

7,248 5,716 5,513 6,560 5,377 5,174 688 339 339

July 2019

7,174 5,978 5,810 6,462 5,620 5,473 712 358 336

Aug 2019

7,301 5,884 5,732 6,562 5,489 5,385 739 396 347

Sept 2019

7,024 5,934 5,808 6,300 5,565 5,454 724 369 355