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
2017
Feb.
2018
Mar.
2018
Apr.
2018
May
2018
June
2018(p)
June
2017
Feb.
2018
Mar.
2018
Apr.
2018
May
2018
June
2018(p)

Total

6,125 6,078 6,633 6,840 6,659 6,662 4.0 3.9 4.3 4.4 4.3 4.3

INDUSTRY

Total private

5,572 5,489 6,026 6,263 6,052 6,053 4.3 4.2 4.6 4.7 4.6 4.6

Mining and logging(3)

28 24 22 27 34 31 4.0 3.2 3.0 3.6 4.5 4.1

Construction(3)

202 180 235 243 253 263 2.8 2.4 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5

Manufacturing

411 414 421 452 474 482 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.4 3.6 3.7

Durable goods(3)

229 261 253 281 296 307 2.9 3.2 3.1 3.4 3.6 3.7

Nondurable goods(3)

182 153 168 171 178 175 3.7 3.1 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.5

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,050 1,093 1,231 1,298 1,308 1,272 3.7 3.8 4.3 4.5 4.5 4.4

Wholesale trade(3)

230 174 199 214 183 216 3.8 2.8 3.2 3.5 3.0 3.5

Retail trade

622 663 733 771 793 807 3.8 4.0 4.4 4.6 4.7 4.8

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities(3)

198 256 299 313 332 248 3.3 4.2 4.9 5.1 5.4 4.1

Information(3)

99 118 152 188 132 119 3.4 4.1 5.2 6.3 4.5 4.1

Financial activities

364 406 368 335 350 385 4.1 4.5 4.1 3.8 3.9 4.3

Finance and insurance

291 339 281 237 262 282 4.4 5.1 4.3 3.6 4.0 4.3

Real estate and rental and leasing(3)

73 67 87 98 88 103 3.2 2.9 3.7 4.2 3.8 4.4

Professional and business services

1,150 1,016 1,160 1,254 1,159 1,133 5.3 4.7 5.3 5.7 5.3 5.1

Education and health services

1,214 1,192 1,269 1,287 1,248 1,294 5.0 4.8 5.1 5.2 5.0 5.2

Educational services(3)

100 81 103 114 112 132 2.7 2.1 2.7 3.0 2.9 3.4

Health care and social assistance

1,114 1,111 1,166 1,173 1,136 1,161 5.4 5.3 5.6 5.6 5.4 5.5

Leisure and hospitality

826 812 900 940 877 898 4.9 4.8 5.2 5.5 5.1 5.2

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

92 84 86 113 88 93 3.8 3.4 3.5 4.6 3.6 3.8

Accommodation and food services

734 728 815 827 789 805 5.1 5.0 5.5 5.6 5.4 5.5

Other services(3)

228 234 268 239 218 174 3.8 3.9 4.4 3.9 3.6 2.9

Government

552 590 607 577 607 610 2.4 2.6 2.6 2.5 2.6 2.7

Federal(3)

94 69 96 82 97 90 3.2 2.4 3.3 2.9 3.4 3.1

State and local

458 520 511 495 510 520 2.3 2.6 2.6 2.5 2.5 2.6

State and local education

148 180 174 175 173 186 1.4 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.6 1.8

State and local, excluding education(3)

311 340 337 320 337 334 3.3 3.6 3.6 3.4 3.6 3.5

REGION(4)

Northeast

1,045 1,019 1,134 1,196 1,104 1,142 3.7 3.6 4.0 4.2 3.9 4.0

South

2,208 2,182 2,329 2,405 2,414 2,408 4.0 3.9 4.1 4.3 4.3 4.2

Midwest

1,472 1,465 1,629 1,656 1,667 1,629 4.3 4.3 4.7 4.8 4.8 4.7

West

1,400 1,412 1,541 1,582 1,474 1,484 4.0 4.0 4.3 4.4 4.1 4.2

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 07, 2018