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
2016
Feb.
2017
Mar.
2017
Apr.
2017
May
2017
June
2017(p)
June
2016
Feb.
2017
Mar.
2017
Apr.
2017
May
2017
June
2017(p)

Total

5,535 5,682 5,785 5,967 5,702 6,163 3.7 3.8 3.8 3.9 3.8 4.0

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,991 5,179 5,244 5,410 5,171 5,588 3.9 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.0 4.3

Mining and logging(3)

11 20 25 24 15 23 1.6 2.9 3.4 3.3 2.1 3.1

Construction(3)

171 181 161 200 163 225 2.5 2.6 2.3 2.8 2.3 3.2

Manufacturing

363 364 404 365 350 388 2.9 2.9 3.2 2.9 2.7 3.0

Durable goods(3)

206 209 230 207 201 214 2.6 2.6 2.9 2.6 2.5 2.7

Nondurable goods(3)

158 155 174 158 149 174 3.3 3.2 3.6 3.3 3.1 3.6

Trade, transportation, and utilities

990 928 948 967 999 1,040 3.5 3.3 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.7

Wholesale trade(3)

172 175 183 210 185 221 2.9 2.9 3.0 3.4 3.0 3.6

Retail trade

600 579 593 566 666 624 3.7 3.5 3.6 3.5 4.0 3.8

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities(3)

218 174 172 190 149 196 3.8 3.0 3.0 3.3 2.6 3.4

Information(3)

85 75 83 109 88 81 3.0 2.7 3.0 3.8 3.1 2.9

Financial activities

305 360 327 388 349 374 3.5 4.1 3.7 4.4 4.0 4.2

Finance and insurance

222 285 260 283 266 297 3.5 4.4 4.0 4.3 4.1 4.5

Real estate and rental and leasing(3)

83 75 68 105 83 78 3.7 3.3 3.0 4.6 3.7 3.4

Professional and business services

1,041 976 1,152 1,093 1,029 1,208 4.9 4.5 5.3 5.0 4.7 5.5

Education and health services

1,103 1,241 1,103 1,111 1,109 1,222 4.7 5.1 4.6 4.6 4.6 5.0

Educational services(3)

96 126 87 91 99 87 2.6 3.4 2.3 2.4 2.7 2.3

Health care and social assistance

1,007 1,115 1,016 1,020 1,010 1,135 5.0 5.5 5.0 5.0 4.9 5.5

Leisure and hospitality

736 784 735 827 798 819 4.5 4.7 4.4 5.0 4.8 4.9

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

90 92 77 66 58 96 3.9 3.9 3.3 2.8 2.5 4.1

Accommodation and food services

646 693 657 761 740 723 4.6 4.9 4.6 5.3 5.2 5.0

Other services(3)

187 250 306 327 270 208 3.2 4.2 5.1 5.4 4.5 3.5

Government

544 503 541 557 531 575 2.4 2.2 2.4 2.4 2.3 2.5

Federal(3)

99 83 91 93 118 108 3.4 2.9 3.1 3.2 4.0 3.7

State and local

445 420 450 464 414 467 2.2 2.1 2.3 2.3 2.1 2.3

State and local education

137 140 163 166 145 154 1.3 1.3 1.5 1.6 1.4 1.5

State and local, excluding education(3)

308 280 288 298 269 313 3.3 3.0 3.1 3.2 2.9 3.3

REGION(4)

Northeast

897 1,102 1,033 1,103 1,057 1,057 3.3 3.9 3.7 3.9 3.8 3.8

South

2,108 2,060 2,160 2,190 2,062 2,199 3.9 3.7 3.9 4.0 3.7 4.0

Midwest

1,244 1,285 1,349 1,424 1,296 1,488 3.7 3.8 4.0 4.2 3.8 4.4

West

1,286 1,236 1,243 1,250 1,288 1,419 3.8 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.7 4.1

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 08, 2017