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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)
Mar.
2021
Nov.
2021
Dec.
2021
Jan.
2022
Feb.
2022
Mar.
2022(p)
Mar.
2021
Nov.
2021
Dec.
2021
Jan.
2022
Feb.
2022
Mar.
2022(p)

Total

8,480 10,922 11,448 11,283 11,344 11,549 5.5 6.8 7.1 7.0 7.0 7.1

INDUSTRY

Total private

7,662 9,935 10,343 10,235 10,256 10,504 5.9 7.3 7.5 7.4 7.4 7.5

Mining and logging

25 35 34 37 36 40 4.4 5.6 5.5 5.8 5.7 6.2

Construction

336 366 359 383 383 396 4.3 4.7 4.6 4.8 4.8 4.9

Manufacturing

751 806 746 859 785 860 5.8 6.0 5.6 6.4 5.9 6.4

Durable goods

387 499 422 500 467 517 4.8 6.0 5.1 6.0 5.6 6.2

Nondurable goods

365 307 324 360 318 343 7.3 6.1 6.4 7.0 6.2 6.7

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,667 1,913 1,942 1,832 1,993 2,036 5.7 6.4 6.4 6.1 6.5 6.6

Wholesale trade

246 318 295 294 317 274 4.2 5.3 4.9 4.8 5.2 4.5

Retail trade

966 1,036 1,036 1,029 1,139 1,294 5.9 6.2 6.2 6.2 6.7 7.5

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

456 559 611 510 537 468 6.5 7.6 8.2 6.9 7.2 6.3

Information

111 193 232 217 180 202 3.9 6.2 7.4 6.9 5.8 6.5

Financial activities

335 492 470 502 453 505 3.7 5.3 5.0 5.4 4.8 5.4

Finance and insurance

266 372 355 376 319 370 3.9 5.4 5.1 5.4 4.6 5.3

Real estate and rental and leasing

69 119 115 126 134 135 3.0 4.9 4.8 5.2 5.4 5.4

Professional and business services

1,588 1,904 2,021 2,078 2,038 2,141 7.0 8.1 8.5 8.7 8.5 8.8

Education and health services

1,499 2,125 2,187 2,146 2,256 2,249 6.0 8.2 8.4 8.2 8.6 8.5

Educational services

129 205 217 178 204 222 3.5 5.3 5.5 4.6 5.2 5.6

Health care and social assistance

1,370 1,920 1,970 1,968 2,052 2,027 6.4 8.7 8.9 8.9 9.2 9.0

Leisure and hospitality

1,108 1,666 1,990 1,698 1,720 1,675 7.6 10.0 11.7 10.0 10.0 9.7

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

174 196 205 175 203 216 8.7 8.3 8.6 7.3 8.3 8.7

Accommodation and food services

934 1,470 1,785 1,523 1,517 1,458 7.5 10.3 12.2 10.4 10.3 9.9

Other services

241 435 362 483 412 400 4.3 7.2 6.1 7.9 6.8 6.6

Government

818 987 1,105 1,048 1,088 1,044 3.6 4.3 4.8 4.5 4.7 4.5

Federal

127 151 167 125 162 142 4.2 5.0 5.5 4.2 5.3 4.7

State and local

691 836 938 924 926 902 3.5 4.2 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.5

State and local education

266 329 361 373 380 337 2.6 3.1 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.2

State and local, excluding education

426 507 577 551 545 565 4.5 5.3 6.0 5.8 5.7 5.9

REGION(3)

Northeast

1,521 1,880 1,923 1,952 1,911 1,888 5.6 6.6 6.8 6.8 6.7 6.6

South

3,310 4,137 4,330 4,237 4,262 4,516 5.8 7.0 7.2 7.1 7.1 7.4

Midwest

1,807 2,410 2,530 2,587 2,487 2,471 5.5 7.0 7.3 7.4 7.1 7.0

West

1,841 2,495 2,664 2,507 2,684 2,674 5.2 6.7 7.1 6.7 7.1 7.1

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) 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.
(p) Preliminary

Last Modified Date: May 03, 2022