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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
Nov.
2019
Oct.
2020
Nov.
2020(p)
Nov.
2019
Oct.
2020
Nov.
2020(p)
Nov.
2019
Oct.
2020
Nov.
2020(p)

LEVELS BY INDUSTRY
(in thousands)


Total

6,793 6,632 6,527 5,857 5,912 5,979 5,657 5,142 5,413

Total private

6,070 5,936 5,858 5,485 5,578 5,639 5,307 4,674 5,009

Mining and logging(1)

20 21 18 22 17 30 29 21 18

Construction(1)

215 246 236 426 400 399 416 331 351

Manufacturing

401 531 498 357 376 397 318 350 340

Durable goods(1)

270 296 248 212 218 219 184 200 199

Nondurable goods(1)

131 236 250 145 158 179 134 150 141

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,271 1,083 1,105 1,170 1,278 1,278 1,198 1,123 1,088

Wholesale trade

188 180 171 156 135 148 147 131 139

Retail trade

752 643 663 763 777 780 816 739 697

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities(1)

331 260 271 251 366 349 235 253 252

Information(1)

136 122 77 90 103 60 79 56 67

Financial activities

348 291 281 236 227 236 213 193 173

Finance and insurance

259 215 220 149 144 160 143 111 118

Real estate and rental and leasing(1)

88 76 61 87 84 76 70 82 55

Professional and business services

1,217 1,220 1,274 1,157 1,116 1,291 1,131 1,011 1,039

Education and health services

1,311 1,373 1,315 730 735 753 663 647 656

Educational services(1)

146 122 101 107 91 99 89 80 89

Health care and social assistance

1,165 1,250 1,214 623 644 654 574 567 567

Leisure and hospitality

966 817 801 1,078 1,044 982 1,063 777 1,097

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

120 99 92 187 132 143 175 100 93

Accommodation and food services

845 718 709 891 912 839 888 678 1,004

Other services

185 233 251 220 282 215 197 163 179

Government

723 696 669 371 334 339 350 469 405

Federal(1)

117 94 97 51 50 52 41 202 132

State and local

606 601 573 321 284 287 309 266 273

State and local education

220 221 211 160 128 127 157 135 128

State and local, excluding education(1)

386 380 361 160 156 160 152 132 145




RATES BY INDUSTRY
(percent)


Total

4.3 4.5 4.4 3.9 4.2 4.2 3.7 3.6 3.8

Total private

4.5 4.7 4.6 4.2 4.6 4.7 4.1 3.9 4.1

Mining and logging(1)

2.7 3.2 2.9 3.1 2.8 4.8 4.0 3.3 3.0

Construction(1)

2.8 3.2 3.1 5.7 5.5 5.4 5.5 4.5 4.8

Manufacturing

3.0 4.2 3.9 2.8 3.1 3.2 2.5 2.9 2.8

Durable goods(1)

3.2 3.7 3.1 2.6 2.9 2.9 2.3 2.6 2.6

Nondurable goods(1)

2.6 4.9 5.1 3.0 3.4 3.9 2.8 3.3 3.1

Trade, transportation, and utilities

4.4 3.9 3.9 4.2 4.8 4.8 4.3 4.2 4.0

Wholesale trade

3.1 3.1 2.9 2.6 2.4 2.6 2.5 2.3 2.5

Retail trade

4.6 4.1 4.2 4.9 5.1 5.2 5.2 4.9 4.6

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities(1)

5.1 4.2 4.3 4.0 6.2 5.7 3.8 4.3 4.1

Information(1)

4.5 4.5 2.9 3.1 3.9 2.3 2.7 2.1 2.6

Financial activities

3.8 3.2 3.1 2.7 2.6 2.7 2.4 2.2 2.0

Finance and insurance

3.9 3.2 3.3 2.3 2.2 2.5 2.2 1.7 1.8

Real estate and rental and leasing(1)

3.6 3.3 2.7 3.7 3.8 3.4 3.0 3.7 2.5

Professional and business services

5.4 5.6 5.9 5.4 5.5 6.3 5.3 4.9 5.1

Education and health services

5.1 5.6 5.3 3.0 3.2 3.2 2.7 2.8 2.8

Educational services(1)

3.7 3.4 2.9 2.8 2.6 2.9 2.3 2.3 2.6

Health care and social assistance

5.3 5.9 5.7 3.0 3.2 3.3 2.8 2.9 2.9

Leisure and hospitality

5.5 5.8 5.6 6.4 7.8 7.3 6.3 5.8 8.2

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

4.6 5.4 4.9 7.6 7.6 8.0 7.1 5.7 5.2

Accommodation and food services

5.6 5.8 5.7 6.2 7.8 7.2 6.2 5.8 8.6

Other services

3.0 4.1 4.4 3.7 5.1 3.9 3.3 3.0 3.2

Government

3.1 3.1 3.0 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.5 2.2 1.9

Federal(1)

3.9 3.1 3.2 1.8 1.7 1.8 1.4 6.8 4.6

State and local

3.0 3.1 3.0 1.6 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.4 1.5

State and local education

2.0 2.3 2.2 1.5 1.3 1.3 1.5 1.4 1.3

State and local, excluding education(1)

4.0 4.0 3.9 1.7 1.7 1.8 1.6 1.5 1.6

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: January 12, 2021