Table 1. Job openings levels and rates by industry and region, seasonally adjusted

Table 1. Job openings levels and rates by industry and region, seasonally adjusted(1)
Industry and region Levels (in thousands) Rates(2)
June
2018
Feb.
2019
Mar.
2019
Apr.
2019
May
2019
June
2019(p)
June
2018
Feb.
2019
Mar.
2019
Apr.
2019
May
2019
June
2019(p)

Total

7,393 7,142 7,474 7,372 7,384 7,348 4.7 4.5 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.6

INDUSTRY

Total private

6,752 6,437 6,772 6,635 6,680 6,629 5.1 4.8 5.0 4.9 4.9 4.9

Mining and logging(3)

28 27 28 32 30 31 3.7 3.5 3.5 4.0 3.8 4.0

Construction(3)

323 287 364 434 376 347 4.2 3.7 4.7 5.5 4.8 4.4

Manufacturing

475 480 461 496 503 503 3.6 3.6 3.5 3.7 3.8 3.8

Durable goods(3)

296 305 304 318 320 319 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.8 3.8 3.8

Nondurable goods(3)

178 175 158 179 183 183 3.6 3.5 3.2 3.6 3.7 3.7

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,505 1,340 1,385 1,435 1,352 1,408 5.2 4.6 4.7 4.9 4.6 4.8

Wholesale trade

210 220 220 262 220 214 3.5 3.6 3.6 4.2 3.6 3.5

Retail trade

1,003 861 825 818 815 888 6.0 5.2 5.0 4.9 4.9 5.3

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities(3)

292 258 340 355 317 306 4.7 4.1 5.3 5.5 4.9 4.8

Information(3)

130 133 137 130 107 105 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.4 3.7 3.6

Financial activities

381 334 356 354 352 375 4.3 3.7 4.0 3.9 3.9 4.2

Finance and insurance

280 268 234 224 266 251 4.2 4.1 3.6 3.4 4.0 3.8

Real estate and rental and leasing(3)

101 65 122 130 86 124 4.3 2.8 5.0 5.3 3.6 5.1

Professional and business services

1,271 1,424 1,413 1,260 1,313 1,329 5.7 6.3 6.2 5.6 5.8 5.8

Education and health services

1,321 1,212 1,355 1,254 1,329 1,342 5.3 4.8 5.3 4.9 5.2 5.2

Educational services(3)

145 100 111 147 122 125 3.7 2.6 2.9 3.7 3.1 3.2

Health care and social assistance

1,176 1,112 1,244 1,107 1,207 1,217 5.6 5.2 5.8 5.2 5.6 5.6

Leisure and hospitality

1,071 988 1,035 1,022 1,027 934 6.1 5.6 5.8 5.8 5.8 5.3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

161 106 106 105 110 99 6.3 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.3 3.9

Accommodation and food services

910 882 929 917 916 835 6.1 5.9 6.1 6.1 6.0 5.5

Other services

246 214 238 217 292 256 4.0 3.5 3.9 3.5 4.7 4.1

Government

641 705 702 737 704 719 2.8 3.0 3.0 3.2 3.0 3.1

Federal(3)

115 130 117 151 110 105 3.9 4.5 4.0 5.1 3.8 3.6

State and local

526 575 585 587 595 613 2.6 2.8 2.9 2.9 2.9 3.0

State and local education

190 224 228 215 212 232 1.8 2.1 2.1 2.0 2.0 2.2

State and local, excluding education(3)

336 350 357 372 383 382 3.5 3.7 3.7 3.9 4.0 3.9

REGION(4)

Northeast

1,262 1,201 1,224 1,065 1,271 1,250 4.4 4.2 4.2 3.7 4.4 4.3

South

2,696 2,698 2,846 2,827 2,754 2,703 4.7 4.7 4.9 4.9 4.8 4.7

Midwest

1,776 1,641 1,729 1,796 1,697 1,716 5.1 4.7 5.0 5.1 4.9 4.9

West

1,658 1,602 1,675 1,684 1,662 1,679 4.6 4.4 4.6 4.6 4.5 4.6

Footnotes
(1) Job openings are the number of job openings on the last business day of the month.
(2) The job openings rate is the number of job openings on the last business day of the month as a percent of total employment plus job openings.
(3) No regular seasonal movements could be identified in this series; therefore, identical numbers appear for the unadjusted and seasonally adjusted series.
(4) The states (including the District of Columbia) that comprise the regions are: Northeast: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont; South: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia; Midwest: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin; West: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.
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Last Modified Date: August 06, 2019