Table A. Job openings, hires, and total separations by industry, seasonally adjusted

Table A. Job openings, hires, and total separations by industry, seasonally adjusted
Category Job openings Hires Total separations
Dec.
2016
Nov.
2017
Dec.
2017(p)
Dec.
2016
Nov.
2017
Dec.
2017(p)
Dec.
2016
Nov.
2017
Dec.
2017(p)

LEVELS BY INDUSTRY
(in thousands)


Total

5,539 5,978 5,811 5,303 5,493 5,488 5,084 5,212 5,238

Total private

5,065 5,466 5,290 4,984 5,119 5,129 4,754 4,863 4,885

Mining and logging(1)

17 20 21 22 36 32 22 30 36

Construction(1)

140 210 158 400 346 336 369 334 306

Manufacturing

342 404 364 293 343 352 287 317 329

Durable goods(1)

194 248 228 171 196 205 163 173 187

Nondurable goods(1)

148 156 136 122 147 147 124 144 142

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,014 1,138 1,084 1,009 1,035 1,046 958 1,002 1,031

Wholesale trade(1)

182 177 207 130 146 144 142 123 143

Retail trade

650 788 703 672 684 690 631 688 673

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities(1)

182 173 174 208 206 212 185 191 216

Information(1)

81 79 112 79 78 90 82 69 85

Financial activities

357 345 348 190 195 191 162 172 174

Finance and insurance

272 270 267 126 127 126 107 131 122

Real estate and rental and leasing(1)

85 75 81 64 68 65 55 41 52

Professional and business services

989 1,075 956 1,140 1,181 1,191 1,132 1,177 1,143

Education and health services

1,158 1,108 1,136 642 688 667 596 623 624

Educational services(1)

93 100 74 78 99 107 73 84 95

Health care and social assistance

1,065 1,008 1,062 564 588 561 522 539 529

Leisure and hospitality

730 848 890 1,031 1,014 1,014 974 978 969

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

89 75 82 162 159 153 156 167 141

Accommodation and food services

640 773 808 869 855 861 817 811 828

Other services(1)

236 240 221 178 205 209 172 162 188

Government

474 511 521 319 373 359 330 348 352

Federal(1)

110 71 84 45 39 32 41 38 33

State and local

364 440 437 275 334 327 289 311 319

State and local education

143 165 170 137 171 169 133 148 165

State and local, excluding education(1)

220 275 267 137 164 157 156 162 154





RATES BY INDUSTRY
(percent)


Total

3.7 3.9 3.8 3.6 3.7 3.7 3.5 3.5 3.6

Total private

4.0 4.2 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1 3.9 3.9 3.9

Mining and logging(1)

2.5 2.7 2.8 3.2 5.0 4.4 3.3 4.1 5.0

Construction(1)

2.0 2.9 2.2 5.9 5.0 4.8 5.4 4.8 4.4

Manufacturing

2.7 3.1 2.8 2.4 2.7 2.8 2.3 2.5 2.6

Durable goods(1)

2.5 3.1 2.8 2.2 2.5 2.6 2.1 2.2 2.4

Nondurable goods(1)

3.1 3.2 2.8 2.6 3.1 3.1 2.7 3.1 3.0

Trade, transportation, and utilities

3.6 4.0 3.8 3.7 3.8 3.8 3.5 3.6 3.8

Wholesale trade(1)

3.0 2.9 3.4 2.2 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.1 2.4

Retail trade

3.9 4.7 4.3 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.0 4.3 4.3

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities(1)

3.1 3.0 3.0 3.7 3.6 3.7 3.3 3.4 3.8

Information(1)

2.8 2.8 4.0 2.8 2.9 3.3 3.0 2.5 3.1

Financial activities

4.1 3.9 3.9 2.3 2.3 2.3 1.9 2.0 2.1

Finance and insurance

4.2 4.1 4.1 2.0 2.0 2.0 1.7 2.1 2.0

Real estate and rental and leasing(1)

3.8 3.3 3.5 3.0 3.0 2.9 2.5 1.8 2.3

Professional and business services

4.6 4.9 4.4 5.6 5.6 5.7 5.5 5.6 5.5

Education and health services

4.8 4.5 4.6 2.8 3.0 2.9 2.6 2.7 2.7

Educational services(1)

2.5 2.6 2.0 2.2 2.7 2.9 2.0 2.3 2.6

Health care and social assistance

5.2 4.9 5.1 2.9 3.0 2.9 2.7 2.7 2.7

Leisure and hospitality

4.4 5.0 5.3 6.5 6.3 6.3 6.2 6.1 6.0

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

3.8 3.2 3.5 7.2 7.0 6.7 7.0 7.3 6.2

Accommodation and food services

4.5 5.3 5.5 6.4 6.2 6.3 6.1 5.9 6.0

Other services(1)

4.0 4.0 3.7 3.1 3.5 3.6 3.0 2.8 3.2

Government

2.1 2.2 2.3 1.4 1.7 1.6 1.5 1.6 1.6

Federal(1)

3.8 2.5 2.9 1.6 1.4 1.2 1.4 1.4 1.2

State and local

1.8 2.2 2.2 1.4 1.7 1.7 1.5 1.6 1.6

State and local education

1.4 1.6 1.6 1.3 1.6 1.6 1.3 1.4 1.6

State and local, excluding education(1)

2.4 2.9 2.8 1.5 1.8 1.7 1.7 1.8 1.7

Footnotes
(1) No regular seasonal movements could be identified in the job openings series, therefore, the seasonally adjusted and not seasonally adjusted data are identical.
(p) Preliminary

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Last Modified Date: February 06, 2018