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
Mar.
2018
Feb.
2019
Mar.
2019(p)
Mar.
2018
Feb.
2019
Mar.
2019(p)
Mar.
2018
Feb.
2019
Mar.
2019(p)

LEVELS BY INDUSTRY
(in thousands)


Total

6,894 7,142 7,488 5,625 5,695 5,660 5,446 5,576 5,434

Total private

6,236 6,437 6,800 5,282 5,333 5,315 5,108 5,206 5,102

Mining and logging(1)

26 27 23 37 35 40 30 37 37

Construction(1)

234 287 360 362 367 361 358 364 353

Manufacturing

426 480 476 364 351 355 351 347 366

Durable goods(1)

250 305 318 214 192 187 200 192 203

Nondurable goods(1)

176 175 158 149 159 168 151 154 163

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,399 1,340 1,432 1,106 1,143 1,100 1,087 1,114 1,119

Wholesale trade

187 220 226 133 147 139 131 141 144

Retail trade

900 861 860 742 744 718 753 720 729

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities(1)

311 258 345 231 252 242 203 253 246

Information(1)

130 133 169 98 85 95 86 89 89

Financial activities

396 334 368 184 197 181 175 182 161

Finance and insurance

308 268 247 117 133 124 113 140 109

Real estate and rental and leasing(1)

88 65 122 68 64 57 62 42 51

Professional and business services

1,213 1,424 1,435 1,175 1,175 1,168 1,139 1,122 1,123

Education and health services

1,253 1,212 1,296 701 715 715 675 710 652

Educational services(1)

103 100 109 85 99 102 94 110 96

Health care and social assistance

1,150 1,112 1,187 616 617 613 581 600 556

Leisure and hospitality

935 988 1,023 1,040 1,079 1,099 999 1,044 1,017

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

94 106 111 192 178 169 184 166 134

Accommodation and food services

840 882 912 848 901 930 816 878 883

Other services

225 214 217 215 186 202 207 197 185

Government

659 705 688 344 362 345 338 370 333

Federal(1)

112 130 115 32 36 37 33 36 37

State and local

547 575 573 312 326 308 306 335 296

State and local education

193 224 231 153 169 165 150 172 152

State and local, excluding education(1)

354 350 342 159 157 143 156 162 143





RATES BY INDUSTRY
(percent)


Total

4.4 4.5 4.7 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.7 3.6

Total private

4.7 4.8 5.0 4.2 4.2 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.0

Mining and logging(1)

3.4 3.5 3.0 5.1 4.6 5.2 4.2 4.9 4.9

Construction(1)

3.2 3.7 4.6 5.0 4.9 4.9 5.0 4.9 4.7

Manufacturing

3.3 3.6 3.6 2.9 2.7 2.8 2.8 2.7 2.9

Durable goods(1)

3.1 3.6 3.8 2.7 2.4 2.3 2.5 2.4 2.5

Nondurable goods(1)

3.6 3.5 3.2 3.2 3.3 3.5 3.2 3.2 3.4

Trade, transportation, and utilities

4.8 4.6 4.9 4.0 4.1 4.0 3.9 4.0 4.0

Wholesale trade

3.1 3.6 3.7 2.3 2.5 2.3 2.2 2.4 2.4

Retail trade

5.4 5.2 5.2 4.7 4.7 4.5 4.8 4.6 4.6

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities(1)

5.0 4.1 5.4 3.9 4.1 4.0 3.4 4.2 4.0

Information(1)

4.4 4.5 5.7 3.5 3.0 3.4 3.0 3.2 3.1

Financial activities

4.4 3.7 4.1 2.2 2.3 2.1 2.0 2.1 1.9

Finance and insurance

4.7 4.1 3.7 1.9 2.1 2.0 1.8 2.2 1.7

Real estate and rental and leasing(1)

3.8 2.8 5.0 3.0 2.8 2.5 2.8 1.8 2.2

Professional and business services

5.5 6.3 6.3 5.6 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.3 5.3

Education and health services

5.1 4.8 5.1 3.0 3.0 3.0 2.9 3.0 2.7

Educational services(1)

2.7 2.6 2.8 2.3 2.6 2.7 2.5 2.9 2.5

Health care and social assistance

5.5 5.2 5.5 3.1 3.0 3.0 2.9 3.0 2.7

Leisure and hospitality

5.4 5.6 5.8 6.4 6.5 6.6 6.2 6.3 6.1

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

3.8 4.1 4.3 8.1 7.2 6.8 7.7 6.7 5.4

Accommodation and food services

5.7 5.9 6.0 6.1 6.4 6.5 5.9 6.2 6.2

Other services

3.7 3.5 3.5 3.7 3.2 3.4 3.6 3.3 3.1

Government

2.9 3.0 3.0 1.5 1.6 1.5 1.5 1.6 1.5

Federal(1)

3.9 4.5 3.9 1.1 1.3 1.3 1.2 1.3 1.3

State and local

2.7 2.8 2.8 1.6 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.5

State and local education

1.8 2.1 2.2 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.4 1.6 1.5

State and local, excluding education(1)

3.7 3.7 3.6 1.7 1.7 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.5

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: May 07, 2019