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

Total

9,265 11,448 11,283 11,344 11,855 11,400 6.0 7.1 7.0 7.0 7.3 7.0

INDUSTRY

Total private

8,309 10,343 10,235 10,256 10,812 10,392 6.3 7.5 7.4 7.4 7.7 7.4

Mining and logging

22 34 37 36 45 44 3.9 5.5 5.8 5.7 6.9 6.6

Construction

329 359 383 383 426 449 4.3 4.6 4.8 4.8 5.3 5.6

Manufacturing

865 746 859 785 877 996 6.6 5.6 6.4 5.9 6.5 7.3

Durable goods

484 422 500 467 536 589 6.0 5.1 6.0 5.6 6.4 6.9

Nondurable goods

381 324 360 318 340 407 7.6 6.4 7.0 6.2 6.6 7.8

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,773 1,942 1,832 1,993 2,036 1,958 6.1 6.4 6.1 6.5 6.6 6.4

Wholesale trade

261 295 294 317 295 282 4.4 4.9 4.8 5.2 4.8 4.6

Retail trade

1,016 1,036 1,029 1,139 1,263 1,101 6.2 6.2 6.2 6.7 7.4 6.5

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

496 611 510 537 478 575 7.0 8.2 6.9 7.2 6.4 7.6

Information

126 232 217 180 226 244 4.3 7.4 6.9 5.8 7.1 7.6

Financial activities

428 470 502 453 508 534 4.7 5.0 5.4 4.8 5.4 5.6

Finance and insurance

285 355 376 319 375 366 4.2 5.1 5.4 4.6 5.4 5.3

Real estate and rental and leasing

143 115 126 134 133 168 6.0 4.8 5.2 5.4 5.4 6.7

Professional and business services

1,660 2,021 2,078 2,038 2,330 2,181 7.3 8.5 8.7 8.5 9.5 9.0

Education and health services

1,543 2,187 2,146 2,256 2,278 2,004 6.1 8.4 8.2 8.6 8.6 7.6

Educational services

149 217 178 204 211 203 4.1 5.5 4.6 5.2 5.3 5.1

Health care and social assistance

1,394 1,970 1,968 2,052 2,067 1,801 6.5 8.9 8.9 9.2 9.2 8.1

Leisure and hospitality

1,201 1,990 1,698 1,720 1,660 1,513 8.1 11.7 10.0 10.0 9.7 8.9

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

159 205 175 203 207 173 7.8 8.6 7.3 8.3 8.4 7.1

Accommodation and food services

1,042 1,785 1,523 1,517 1,453 1,340 8.1 12.2 10.4 10.3 9.9 9.2

Other services

362 362 483 412 426 470 6.3 6.1 7.9 6.8 7.0 7.6

Government

956 1,105 1,048 1,088 1,044 1,008 4.2 4.8 4.5 4.7 4.5 4.3

Federal

149 167 125 162 128 94 4.9 5.5 4.2 5.3 4.3 3.2

State and local

807 938 924 926 915 914 4.1 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.5 4.5

State and local education

302 361 373 380 327 334 2.9 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.1 3.1

State and local, excluding education

504 577 551 545 588 579 5.3 6.0 5.8 5.7 6.1 6.0

REGION(3)

Northeast

1,649 1,923 1,952 1,911 1,980 1,822 6.0 6.8 6.8 6.7 6.9 6.3

South

3,588 4,330 4,237 4,262 4,650 4,411 6.2 7.2 7.1 7.1 7.6 7.3

Midwest

2,022 2,530 2,587 2,487 2,533 2,648 6.1 7.3 7.4 7.1 7.2 7.5

West

2,007 2,664 2,507 2,684 2,693 2,519 5.6 7.1 6.7 7.1 7.1 6.7

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: June 01, 2022