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.
2017
Oct.
2018
Nov.
2018(p)
Nov.
2017
Oct.
2018
Nov.
2018(p)
Nov.
2017
Oct.
2018
Nov.
2018(p)

LEVELS BY INDUSTRY
(in thousands)


Total

5,931 7,131 6,888 5,505 5,928 5,710 5,253 5,621 5,507

Total private

5,427 6,503 6,266 5,151 5,578 5,342 4,897 5,267 5,141

Mining and logging(1)

19 31 26 34 33 32 29 30 33

Construction(1)

225 323 278 357 361 379 330 326 383

Manufacturing

391 504 493 344 386 378 325 350 364

Durable goods(1)

248 318 324 197 229 208 177 205 207

Nondurable goods(1)

143 187 169 146 157 169 148 145 157

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,187 1,322 1,275 1,058 1,219 1,152 1,015 1,172 1,125

Wholesale trade(1)

168 216 177 142 173 187 121 155 170

Retail trade

853 848 800 698 777 711 696 776 730

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities(1)

166 258 298 218 270 253 198 241 225

Information(1)

88 150 133 79 84 83 73 73 82

Financial activities

349 400 380 192 195 213 173 181 196

Finance and insurance

271 271 290 125 128 134 133 121 133

Real estate and rental and leasing(1)

77 129 90 67 67 79 40 60 63

Professional and business services

976 1,227 1,176 1,156 1,214 1,047 1,158 1,138 1,016

Education and health services

1,095 1,240 1,272 691 751 768 637 694 724

Educational services(1)

100 102 112 107 99 102 85 95 104

Health care and social assistance

995 1,138 1,160 584 652 666 552 599 620

Leisure and hospitality

865 1,008 1,003 1,038 1,119 1,060 992 1,098 1,017

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

77 85 91 168 175 172 165 159 166

Accommodation and food services

789 923 911 870 943 887 827 939 851

Other services(1)

234 296 230 204 217 231 166 206 200

Government

504 628 622 354 350 368 356 353 366

Federal(1)

71 107 89 30 35 43 38 31 34

State and local

432 521 533 324 315 324 318 322 332

State and local education

157 205 217 162 161 175 156 177 179

State and local, excluding education(1)

275 316 316 162 154 149 162 145 153





RATES BY INDUSTRY
(percent)


Total

3.9 4.5 4.4 3.7 4.0 3.8 3.6 3.8 3.7

Total private

4.2 4.9 4.7 4.1 4.4 4.2 3.9 4.1 4.0

Mining and logging(1)

2.7 4.0 3.3 4.8 4.4 4.2 4.2 4.0 4.4

Construction(1)

3.1 4.2 3.7 5.1 4.9 5.2 4.7 4.5 5.2

Manufacturing

3.0 3.8 3.7 2.7 3.0 2.9 2.6 2.7 2.8

Durable goods(1)

3.1 3.8 3.9 2.5 2.9 2.6 2.3 2.6 2.6

Nondurable goods(1)

2.9 3.8 3.4 3.1 3.3 3.5 3.1 3.0 3.3

Trade, transportation, and utilities

4.1 4.5 4.4 3.8 4.4 4.1 3.7 4.2 4.0

Wholesale trade(1)

2.8 3.5 2.8 2.4 2.9 3.1 2.0 2.6 2.8

Retail trade

5.1 5.1 4.8 4.4 4.9 4.5 4.4 4.9 4.6

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities(1)

2.8 4.2 4.8 3.8 4.5 4.2 3.4 4.0 3.8

Information(1)

3.1 5.1 4.6 2.8 3.0 3.0 2.6 2.6 3.0

Financial activities

3.9 4.4 4.2 2.3 2.3 2.5 2.0 2.1 2.3

Finance and insurance

4.1 4.1 4.4 2.0 2.0 2.1 2.1 1.9 2.1

Real estate and rental and leasing(1)

3.4 5.4 3.8 3.0 2.9 3.5 1.8 2.6 2.8

Professional and business services

4.5 5.5 5.3 5.6 5.7 4.9 5.6 5.4 4.8

Education and health services

4.5 5.0 5.1 3.0 3.2 3.2 2.7 2.9 3.0

Educational services(1)

2.6 2.7 2.9 2.9 2.6 2.7 2.3 2.5 2.8

Health care and social assistance

4.8 5.4 5.5 3.0 3.3 3.3 2.8 3.0 3.1

Leisure and hospitality

5.1 5.8 5.7 6.4 6.8 6.4 6.1 6.7 6.2

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

3.2 3.4 3.7 7.2 7.3 7.2 7.1 6.6 7.0

Accommodation and food services

5.4 6.2 6.1 6.3 6.7 6.3 6.0 6.7 6.1

Other services(1)

3.9 4.8 3.8 3.5 3.7 3.9 2.8 3.5 3.4

Government

2.2 2.7 2.7 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6

Federal(1)

2.5 3.7 3.1 1.1 1.3 1.6 1.4 1.1 1.2

State and local

2.2 2.6 2.7 1.7 1.6 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.7

State and local education

1.5 1.9 2.0 1.6 1.5 1.7 1.5 1.7 1.7

State and local, excluding education(1)

2.9 3.3 3.3 1.8 1.7 1.6 1.8 1.6 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

NOTE: Total nonfarm, government, and federal government data in this table have been corrected for the months January 2011 through March 2018.

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Last Modified Date: January 08, 2019