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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
Apr.
2019
Mar.
2020
Apr.
2020(p)
Apr.
2019
Mar.
2020
Apr.
2020(p)
Apr.
2019
Mar.
2020
Apr.
2020(p)

LEVELS BY INDUSTRY
(in thousands)


Total

7,284 6,011 5,046 6,000 5,111 3,524 5,763 14,643 9,888

Total private

6,540 5,284 4,401 5,625 4,744 3,305 5,414 14,243 9,467

Mining and logging(1)

31 12 10 28 19 11 30 42 69

Construction(1)

430 240 256 423 389 193 404 756 791

Manufacturing

479 310 311 359 299 305 352 804 706

Durable goods(1)

304 178 161 208 159 144 203 474 477

Nondurable goods(1)

175 132 150 151 140 161 150 329 229

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,346 1,069 882 1,145 1,137 993 1,117 2,408 1,838

Wholesale trade

264 156 150 157 136 124 136 252 261

Retail trade

740 626 513 748 764 688 752 1,654 1,194

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities(1)

342 286 219 240 237 181 229 502 383

Information(1)

120 119 122 93 74 34 104 107 149

Financial activities

343 336 252 228 218 136 218 350 339

Finance and insurance

234 262 185 148 151 104 139 169 111

Real estate and rental and leasing(1)

108 75 67 81 67 33 79 181 228

Professional and business services

1,178 1,192 883 1,248 1,103 681 1,187 1,714 1,241

Education and health services

1,377 1,193 1,076 736 663 519 675 1,747 1,423

Educational services(1)

140 106 104 105 92 67 90 327 290

Health care and social assistance

1,238 1,087 972 630 571 452 585 1,420 1,133

Leisure and hospitality

1,017 664 454 1,144 673 321 1,114 5,345 2,033

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

114 130 27 163 127 22 159 599 288

Accommodation and food services

903 534 427 982 546 299 954 4,746 1,745

Other services

218 147 156 221 168 112 214 969 879

Government

744 727 645 376 367 219 349 400 421

Federal(1)

154 131 114 37 58 45 31 39 36

State and local

590 596 531 338 309 174 318 361 384

State and local education

211 215 192 170 153 97 161 180 158

State and local, excluding education(1)

379 381 339 168 156 77 157 181 227





RATES BY INDUSTRY
(percent)


Total

4.6 3.8 3.7 4.0 3.4 2.7 3.8 9.7 7.5

Total private

4.9 3.9 3.9 4.4 3.7 3.0 4.2 11.1 8.7

Mining and logging(1)

4.0 1.7 1.5 3.8 2.7 1.7 4.0 6.0 10.4

Construction(1)

5.4 3.1 3.7 5.7 5.1 2.9 5.4 9.9 11.9

Manufacturing

3.6 2.4 2.6 2.8 2.3 2.7 2.7 6.3 6.1

Durable goods(1)

3.6 2.2 2.2 2.6 2.0 2.0 2.5 5.9 6.7

Nondurable goods(1)

3.5 2.7 3.3 3.2 2.9 3.7 3.1 6.9 5.3

Trade, transportation, and utilities

4.6 3.7 3.4 4.1 4.1 4.0 4.0 8.7 7.4

Wholesale trade

4.3 2.6 2.6 2.7 2.3 2.2 2.3 4.2 4.7

Retail trade

4.5 3.9 3.7 4.8 4.9 5.1 4.8 10.6 8.8

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities(1)

5.3 4.4 3.7 3.9 3.8 3.2 3.7 8.1 6.8

Information(1)

4.0 4.0 4.4 3.3 2.6 1.3 3.6 3.7 5.6

Financial activities

3.8 3.7 2.9 2.6 2.5 1.6 2.5 4.0 4.0

Finance and insurance

3.5 3.9 2.8 2.3 2.3 1.6 2.2 2.6 1.7

Real estate and rental and leasing(1)

4.5 3.1 3.1 3.5 2.9 1.5 3.4 7.7 10.7

Professional and business services

5.3 5.3 4.4 5.9 5.1 3.5 5.6 8.0 6.4

Education and health services

5.4 4.6 4.7 3.1 2.7 2.4 2.8 7.1 6.5

Educational services(1)

3.6 2.7 3.0 2.8 2.4 2.0 2.4 8.6 8.7

Health care and social assistance

5.7 5.0 5.0 3.1 2.8 2.4 2.9 6.9 6.1

Leisure and hospitality

5.8 3.9 4.9 6.9 4.1 3.7 6.7 32.7 23.3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

4.5 5.1 2.3 6.7 5.2 1.9 6.6 24.5 25.6

Accommodation and food services

6.0 3.7 5.3 7.0 3.9 3.9 6.8 34.1 23.0

Other services

3.6 2.4 3.2 3.7 2.8 2.4 3.6 16.4 19.0

Government

3.2 3.1 2.9 1.7 1.6 1.0 1.5 1.8 1.9

Federal(1)

5.2 4.3 3.8 1.3 2.0 1.6 1.1 1.4 1.3

State and local

2.9 2.9 2.7 1.7 1.6 0.9 1.6 1.8 2.0

State and local education

2.0 2.0 1.9 1.6 1.5 1.0 1.5 1.7 1.6

State and local, excluding education(1)

3.9 3.9 3.6 1.8 1.7 0.9 1.7 1.9 2.5

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: June 24, 2020