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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
Nov.
2018
Oct.
2019
Nov.
2019(p)
Nov.
2018
Oct.
2019
Nov.
2019(p)
Nov.
2018
Oct.
2019
Nov.
2019(p)

LEVELS BY INDUSTRY
(in thousands)


Total

7,626 7,361 6,800 5,821 5,782 5,821 5,597 5,652 5,648

Total private

6,962 6,600 6,080 5,447 5,426 5,450 5,230 5,282 5,298

Mining and logging(1)

35 23 21 32 27 25 35 27 29

Construction(1)

279 326 214 393 488 423 380 456 406

Manufacturing

501 447 388 368 321 334 361 324 330

Durable goods(1)

315 307 270 202 184 192 203 193 192

Nondurable goods(1)

185 140 117 166 137 143 157 131 138

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,642 1,487 1,241 1,183 1,114 1,170 1,141 1,086 1,193

Wholesale trade

217 260 193 186 146 151 165 139 147

Retail trade

1,103 884 745 744 712 773 741 708 811

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities(1)

322 343 303 253 257 245 235 240 236

Information(1)

124 138 148 97 94 90 88 90 77

Financial activities

412 422 364 213 210 231 195 201 213

Finance and insurance

324 324 262 135 131 144 132 125 140

Real estate and rental and leasing(1)

88 98 102 79 79 86 63 76 74

Professional and business services

1,313 1,236 1,211 1,136 1,143 1,165 1,092 1,099 1,139

Education and health services

1,324 1,277 1,329 692 712 713 651 662 654

Educational services(1)

96 145 150 106 108 103 101 99 88

Health care and social assistance

1,228 1,133 1,180 586 604 610 549 564 565

Leisure and hospitality

1,050 996 984 1,085 1,098 1,083 1,056 1,097 1,071

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

102 138 127 180 161 185 177 174 182

Accommodation and food services

948 858 858 905 937 898 879 923 889

Other services

282 248 181 249 218 217 233 239 186

Government

665 761 719 375 356 371 367 370 351

Federal(1)

110 120 100 44 40 45 35 54 41

State and local

554 641 619 331 316 326 332 316 310

State and local education

230 231 235 178 157 167 184 159 153

State and local, excluding education(1)

325 410 384 153 158 159 147 156 156





RATES BY INDUSTRY
(percent)


Total

4.8 4.6 4.3 3.9 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.7 3.7

Total private

5.2 4.9 4.5 4.3 4.2 4.2 4.1 4.1 4.1

Mining and logging(1)

4.4 3.0 2.8 4.2 3.7 3.3 4.6 3.6 3.9

Construction(1)

3.6 4.2 2.8 5.3 6.5 5.6 5.2 6.1 5.4

Manufacturing

3.8 3.4 2.9 2.9 2.5 2.6 2.8 2.5 2.6

Durable goods(1)

3.8 3.7 3.2 2.5 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.4 2.4

Nondurable goods(1)

3.7 2.8 2.4 3.5 2.9 3.0 3.3 2.7 2.9

Trade, transportation, and utilities

5.6 5.1 4.3 4.3 4.0 4.2 4.1 3.9 4.3

Wholesale trade

3.6 4.2 3.1 3.2 2.4 2.5 2.8 2.3 2.5

Retail trade

6.5 5.3 4.5 4.7 4.5 4.9 4.7 4.5 5.1

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities(1)

5.0 5.3 4.7 4.2 4.2 4.0 3.9 3.9 3.8

Information(1)

4.2 4.7 4.9 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.1 3.2 2.7

Financial activities

4.6 4.6 4.0 2.5 2.4 2.6 2.3 2.3 2.4

Finance and insurance

4.9 4.8 3.9 2.1 2.1 2.3 2.1 2.0 2.2

Real estate and rental and leasing(1)

3.7 4.0 4.2 3.4 3.4 3.7 2.8 3.3 3.1

Professional and business services

5.8 5.4 5.3 5.4 5.3 5.4 5.1 5.1 5.3

Education and health services

5.3 5.0 5.1 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.7 2.7 2.7

Educational services(1)

2.5 3.6 3.7 2.8 2.8 2.7 2.7 2.6 2.3

Health care and social assistance

5.8 5.2 5.4 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.7 2.7 2.7

Leisure and hospitality

6.0 5.6 5.5 6.6 6.5 6.4 6.4 6.5 6.3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

4.0 5.3 4.8 7.4 6.5 7.4 7.3 7.0 7.3

Accommodation and food services

6.3 5.6 5.6 6.4 6.5 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.2

Other services

4.6 4.0 2.9 4.2 3.7 3.6 4.0 4.0 3.1

Government

2.9 3.3 3.1 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.5

Federal(1)

3.8 4.1 3.4 1.6 1.4 1.6 1.3 1.9 1.4

State and local

2.7 3.1 3.0 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.6 1.6

State and local education

2.1 2.1 2.2 1.7 1.5 1.6 1.8 1.5 1.5

State and local, excluding education(1)

3.4 4.2 4.0 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.6 1.7 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: January 17, 2020