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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
Sept.
2018
Aug.
2019
Sept.
2019(p)
Sept.
2018
Aug.
2019
Sept.
2019(p)
Sept.
2018
Aug.
2019
Sept.
2019(p)

LEVELS BY INDUSTRY
(in thousands)


Total

7,392 7,301 7,024 5,670 5,884 5,934 5,558 5,732 5,808

Total private

6,771 6,562 6,300 5,327 5,489 5,565 5,216 5,385 5,454

Mining and logging(1)

34 33 32 42 21 24 37 28 24

Construction(1)

299 384 338 378 414 426 361 415 418

Manufacturing

469 470 469 336 337 351 320 320 357

Durable goods(1)

297 321 309 192 192 202 180 183 206

Nondurable goods(1)

171 149 161 145 145 149 141 137 151

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,554 1,337 1,275 1,158 1,173 1,196 1,174 1,202 1,215

Wholesale trade

227 193 202 141 145 160 135 145 164

Retail trade

978 816 714 797 782 790 838 817 814

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities(1)

349 327 359 220 245 246 201 241 237

Information(1)

110 137 162 89 95 89 92 94 79

Financial activities

353 377 356 223 235 222 209 240 213

Finance and insurance

266 269 262 148 148 141 143 151 131

Real estate and rental and leasing(1)

88 107 94 75 86 82 66 89 82

Professional and business services

1,352 1,305 1,267 1,129 1,163 1,226 1,079 1,145 1,187

Education and health services

1,282 1,330 1,191 669 686 716 628 633 655

Educational services(1)

76 135 120 89 94 93 95 98 92

Health care and social assistance

1,206 1,195 1,071 580 593 622 532 535 563

Leisure and hospitality

1,074 929 964 1,086 1,135 1,145 1,097 1,110 1,115

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

100 120 143 177 161 165 164 159 153

Accommodation and food services

974 809 821 909 973 979 932 951 962

Other services

246 261 245 216 229 170 219 199 190

Government

621 739 724 343 396 369 342 347 355

Federal(1)

83 121 102 37 70 40 36 40 41

State and local

538 618 622 306 325 329 306 307 314

State and local education

220 218 231 158 169 169 160 153 157

State and local, excluding education(1)

318 400 391 148 156 160 146 154 156





RATES BY INDUSTRY
(percent)


Total

4.7 4.6 4.4 3.8 3.9 3.9 3.7 3.8 3.8

Total private

5.1 4.8 4.7 4.2 4.3 4.3 4.1 4.2 4.2

Mining and logging(1)

4.3 4.3 4.1 5.6 2.8 3.3 5.0 3.7 3.2

Construction(1)

3.9 4.9 4.3 5.1 5.5 5.7 4.9 5.5 5.6

Manufacturing

3.6 3.5 3.5 2.6 2.6 2.7 2.5 2.5 2.8

Durable goods(1)

3.6 3.8 3.7 2.4 2.4 2.5 2.2 2.3 2.6

Nondurable goods(1)

3.5 3.0 3.2 3.0 3.0 3.1 3.0 2.9 3.1

Trade, transportation, and utilities

5.3 4.6 4.4 4.2 4.2 4.3 4.2 4.3 4.4

Wholesale trade

3.7 3.2 3.3 2.4 2.4 2.7 2.3 2.4 2.8

Retail trade

5.8 4.9 4.3 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.3 5.2 5.2

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities(1)

5.5 5.1 5.5 3.7 4.0 4.0 3.3 3.9 3.9

Information(1)

3.7 4.6 5.4 3.2 3.4 3.1 3.3 3.3 2.8

Financial activities

3.9 4.2 3.9 2.6 2.7 2.6 2.4 2.8 2.4

Finance and insurance

4.0 4.1 4.0 2.3 2.3 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.1

Real estate and rental and leasing(1)

3.7 4.4 3.9 3.3 3.7 3.5 2.9 3.8 3.5

Professional and business services

6.0 5.7 5.5 5.3 5.4 5.7 5.1 5.3 5.5

Education and health services

5.1 5.2 4.7 2.8 2.8 2.9 2.6 2.6 2.7

Educational services(1)

2.0 3.4 3.0 2.4 2.5 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.4

Health care and social assistance

5.7 5.5 4.9 2.9 2.9 3.0 2.7 2.6 2.7

Leisure and hospitality

6.2 5.3 5.5 6.6 6.8 6.8 6.7 6.6 6.7

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

4.0 4.7 5.5 7.3 6.6 6.7 6.8 6.5 6.2

Accommodation and food services

6.5 5.4 5.4 6.5 6.8 6.9 6.7 6.7 6.8

Other services

4.0 4.2 4.0 3.7 3.9 2.9 3.7 3.3 3.2

Government

2.7 3.2 3.1 1.5 1.7 1.6 1.5 1.5 1.6

Federal(1)

2.9 4.1 3.5 1.3 2.5 1.4 1.3 1.4 1.4

State and local

2.7 3.0 3.0 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.6

State and local education

2.1 2.0 2.1 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.5 1.5 1.5

State and local, excluding education(1)

3.3 4.1 4.0 1.6 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: November 05, 2019