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
Sept.
2016
Aug.
2017
Sept.
2017(p)
Sept.
2016
Aug.
2017
Sept.
2017(p)
Sept.
2016
Aug.
2017
Sept.
2017(p)

LEVELS BY INDUSTRY
(in thousands)


Total

5,666 6,090 6,093 5,179 5,420 5,273 4,942 5,273 5,240

Total private

5,133 5,584 5,563 4,811 5,079 4,922 4,599 4,932 4,898

Mining and logging(1)

18 25 24 29 36 30 26 27 23

Construction(1)

237 230 196 317 370 377 293 337 363

Manufacturing

326 435 425 277 359 333 278 301 323

Durable goods(1)

197 248 255 162 211 194 165 172 185

Nondurable goods(1)

129 187 170 114 148 139 113 128 137

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,005 1,116 1,084 1,099 1,029 1,027 1,038 1,020 980

Wholesale trade(1)

169 207 222 139 149 140 113 157 120

Retail trade

633 643 616 758 684 688 722 676 673

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities(1)

202 266 246 202 196 199 203 187 187

Information(1)

87 122 94 79 79 73 82 83 88

Financial activities

339 341 339 177 213 194 166 212 189

Finance and insurance

260 267 280 117 135 127 110 131 128

Real estate and rental and leasing(1)

79 74 59 60 78 66 55 81 60

Professional and business services

1,125 1,037 1,193 1,112 1,123 1,119 1,035 1,059 1,117

Education and health services

1,086 1,191 1,172 616 662 651 558 633 619

Educational services(1)

108 104 98 90 98 89 65 77 77

Health care and social assistance

978 1,087 1,074 526 564 562 493 556 542

Leisure and hospitality

724 859 757 921 989 947 935 998 1,007

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

75 80 90 118 160 140 149 164 154

Accommodation and food services

650 778 667 802 830 807 786 834 853

Other services(1)

185 228 280 185 219 171 187 263 190

Government

533 506 530 368 340 351 343 341 342

Federal(1)

102 66 81 41 36 36 38 37 38

State and local

432 440 449 327 305 315 306 304 305

State and local education

144 146 182 162 144 142 142 141 136

State and local, excluding education(1)

288 294 267 165 160 173 163 162 169





RATES BY INDUSTRY
(percent)


Total

3.8 4.0 4.0 3.6 3.7 3.6 3.4 3.6 3.6

Total private

4.0 4.3 4.3 3.9 4.1 4.0 3.8 4.0 3.9

Mining and logging(1)

2.6 3.4 3.3 4.4 5.0 4.2 4.0 3.7 3.1

Construction(1)

3.4 3.2 2.8 4.7 5.4 5.5 4.4 4.9 5.3

Manufacturing

2.6 3.4 3.3 2.2 2.9 2.7 2.3 2.4 2.6

Durable goods(1)

2.5 3.1 3.2 2.1 2.7 2.5 2.1 2.2 2.4

Nondurable goods(1)

2.7 3.8 3.5 2.5 3.2 3.0 2.4 2.7 2.9

Trade, transportation, and utilities

3.5 3.9 3.8 4.0 3.8 3.7 3.8 3.7 3.6

Wholesale trade(1)

2.8 3.4 3.6 2.4 2.5 2.4 1.9 2.7 2.0

Retail trade

3.8 3.9 3.7 4.8 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.3 4.3

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities(1)

3.5 4.5 4.2 3.6 3.5 3.5 3.6 3.3 3.3

Information(1)

3.0 4.3 3.3 2.8 2.9 2.7 3.0 3.0 3.2

Financial activities

3.9 3.9 3.8 2.1 2.5 2.3 2.0 2.5 2.2

Finance and insurance

4.1 4.1 4.3 1.9 2.2 2.0 1.8 2.1 2.0

Real estate and rental and leasing(1)

3.5 3.3 2.6 2.8 3.5 3.0 2.6 3.7 2.7

Professional and business services

5.3 4.7 5.4 5.5 5.4 5.4 5.1 5.1 5.4

Education and health services

4.6 4.9 4.8 2.7 2.9 2.8 2.5 2.7 2.7

Educational services(1)

2.9 2.8 2.6 2.5 2.7 2.4 1.8 2.1 2.1

Health care and social assistance

4.9 5.3 5.2 2.7 2.9 2.9 2.6 2.8 2.8

Leisure and hospitality

4.4 5.1 4.6 5.9 6.2 6.0 6.0 6.2 6.3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

3.2 3.4 3.8 5.3 7.0 6.2 6.7 7.2 6.8

Accommodation and food services

4.6 5.4 4.7 6.0 6.0 5.9 5.8 6.1 6.3

Other services(1)

3.1 3.8 4.6 3.2 3.8 3.0 3.3 4.6 3.3

Government

2.3 2.2 2.3 1.6 1.5 1.6 1.5 1.5 1.5

Federal(1)

3.5 2.3 2.8 1.5 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3

State and local

2.2 2.2 2.2 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6

State and local education

1.4 1.4 1.7 1.6 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.3

State and local, excluding education(1)

3.1 3.1 2.8 1.8 1.8 1.9 1.8 1.8 1.8

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: November 07, 2017