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Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey
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JOLTS Historical Data: December 2000 - April 2001

Table 2. Job openings levels(1) by industry and census region
 
(In thousands)
 
      Industry and census region           Dec.   Jan.   Feb.   Mar.   Apr.
                                           2000   2001   2001   2001   2001
 
Total.................................... 4,036  4,288  4,259  4,212  4,379
 
                 INDUSTRY 
 
 Total private........................... 3,456  3,826  3,807  3,716  3,894
  Mining.................................     6     13      9     10     12
  Construction...........................   142    136    183    212    195
  Manufacturing..........................   422    442    419    379    303
   Durable goods.........................   254    272    255    226    197
   Nondurable goods......................   168    169    164    153    106
  Transportation and public utilities....   150    234    251    166    228
  Wholesale trade........................   165    216    218    138    156
  Retail trade...........................   622    712    719    744    848
  Finance, insurance, and real estate....   222    221    237    251    199
  Services............................... 1,727  1,853  1,770  1,815  1,952
 
 Government..............................   580    462    452    496    485
  Federal................................    75     62     68     84     72
  State and local........................   505    400    383    413    414
 
              CENSUS REGION 
 
  Northeast..............................   718    803    827    784    875
  South.................................. 1,221  1,491  1,475  1,424  1,564
  Midwest................................   985    967    878    905    955
  West................................... 1,113  1,027  1,079  1,099    986
 
 
   1 Job openings are the number of job openings on the last business day 
of the month.
   NOTE: The States (including the District of Columbia) that comprise the
census 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.

Last Modified Date: July 30, 2002