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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
Oct.
2020
Sept.
2021
Oct.
2021(p)
Oct.
2020
Sept.
2021
Oct.
2021(p)
Oct.
2020
Sept.
2021
Oct.
2021(p)

LEVELS BY INDUSTRY
(in thousands)


Total

6,873 10,602 11,033 6,035 6,546 6,464 5,427 6,147 5,892

Total private

6,173 9,614 10,118 5,696 6,206 6,100 4,878 5,821 5,545

Mining and logging

21 37 37 19 18 24 20 16 23

Construction

253 354 410 401 361 378 343 321 342

Manufacturing

545 948 1,009 384 483 495 354 452 424

Durable goods

302 568 584 226 264 274 205 243 225

Nondurable goods

243 380 425 159 219 221 149 209 199

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,160 2,020 1,996 1,276 1,375 1,315 1,129 1,282 1,200

Wholesale trade

178 319 330 136 179 167 122 167 153

Retail trade

703 1,073 1,055 739 896 867 740 861 856

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

278 629 611 401 301 280 268 255 191

Information

117 155 180 123 109 124 78 97 98

Financial activities

304 438 446 250 299 207 208 267 190

Finance and insurance

225 322 321 152 224 128 131 207 119

Real estate and rental and leasing

79 115 125 99 75 78 78 59 71

Professional and business services

1,225 1,784 1,819 1,102 1,230 1,244 1,036 1,134 1,145

Education and health services

1,394 1,940 1,999 727 808 811 709 806 776

Educational services

116 134 176 88 59 113 84 89 86

Health care and social assistance

1,278 1,806 1,823 639 749 698 625 717 690

Leisure and hospitality

888 1,530 1,781 1,154 1,243 1,248 828 1,158 1,111

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

97 186 183 145 193 165 115 167 153

Accommodation and food services

792 1,344 1,598 1,009 1,050 1,082 713 992 958

Other services

266 407 442 258 279 256 172 288 235

Government

700 988 914 339 340 364 549 326 347

Federal

103 136 140 47 42 43 198 45 46

State and local

598 852 775 292 298 322 351 281 300

State and local education

228 261 299 138 127 164 196 149 140

State and local, excluding education

369 591 476 154 171 157 155 132 160




RATES BY INDUSTRY
(percent)


Total

4.6 6.7 6.9 4.2 4.4 4.4 3.8 4.2 4.0

Total private

4.9 7.1 7.4 4.7 4.9 4.8 4.0 4.6 4.4

Mining and logging

3.4 5.4 5.3 3.2 2.8 3.7 3.3 2.5 3.5

Construction

3.3 4.5 5.2 5.5 4.8 5.0 4.7 4.3 4.6

Manufacturing

4.3 7.1 7.4 3.2 3.9 3.9 2.9 3.6 3.4

Durable goods

3.9 6.8 7.0 3.0 3.4 3.5 2.7 3.1 2.9

Nondurable goods

5.0 7.5 8.2 3.4 4.6 4.7 3.2 4.4 4.2

Trade, transportation, and utilities

4.1 6.8 6.7 4.8 5.0 4.7 4.2 4.6 4.3

Wholesale trade

3.1 5.3 5.4 2.4 3.1 2.9 2.2 2.9 2.7

Retail trade

4.4 6.5 6.4 4.9 5.8 5.6 4.9 5.6 5.5

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

4.3 8.9 8.6 6.5 4.7 4.3 4.4 3.9 2.9

Information

4.2 5.3 6.1 4.6 3.9 4.4 2.9 3.5 3.5

Financial activities

3.4 4.7 4.8 2.9 3.4 2.3 2.4 3.0 2.1

Finance and insurance

3.3 4.7 4.7 2.3 3.4 2.0 2.0 3.2 1.8

Real estate and rental and leasing

3.4 4.7 5.1 4.5 3.2 3.4 3.5 2.6 3.1

Professional and business services

5.7 7.8 7.9 5.4 5.8 5.9 5.1 5.4 5.4

Education and health services

5.7 7.6 7.8 3.1 3.4 3.4 3.0 3.4 3.3

Educational services

3.3 3.6 4.6 2.6 1.6 3.1 2.5 2.5 2.4

Health care and social assistance

6.1 8.2 8.3 3.2 3.7 3.5 3.1 3.6 3.4

Leisure and hospitality

6.1 9.1 10.3 8.5 8.1 8.0 6.1 7.5 7.2

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

5.2 7.8 7.6 8.1 8.8 7.5 6.5 7.6 6.9

Accommodation and food services

6.3 9.3 10.7 8.5 8.0 8.1 6.0 7.5 7.2

Other services

4.6 6.6 7.1 4.7 4.9 4.4 3.1 5.0 4.1

Government

3.1 4.3 4.0 1.6 1.5 1.7 2.5 1.5 1.6

Federal

3.3 4.5 4.6 1.6 1.5 1.5 6.6 1.5 1.6

State and local

3.1 4.3 3.9 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.9 1.5 1.6

State and local education

2.3 2.5 2.9 1.4 1.3 1.6 2.0 1.5 1.4

State and local, excluding education

3.9 6.2 5.0 1.7 1.9 1.8 1.7 1.5 1.8

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Last Modified Date: December 08, 2021