Table 7. Job openings levels and rates by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted

Table 7. Job openings levels and rates by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted(1)
Industry and region Levels (in thousands) Rates(2)
June
2016
May
2017
June
2017(p)
June
2016
May
2017
June
2017(p)

Total

5,467 5,701 6,138 3.6 3.7 4.0

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,891 5,168 5,527 3.8 4.0 4.2

Mining and logging

11 15 23 1.6 2.2 3.1

Construction

171 163 225 2.4 2.3 3.1

Manufacturing

363 350 388 2.8 2.7 3.0

Durable goods

206 201 214 2.6 2.5 2.7

Nondurable goods

158 149 174 3.3 3.1 3.6

Trade, transportation, and utilities

958 993 1,010 3.4 3.5 3.6

Wholesale trade

172 185 221 2.8 3.0 3.6

Retail trade

569 659 593 3.5 4.0 3.6

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

218 149 196 3.8 2.6 3.4

Information

85 88 81 2.9 3.1 2.9

Financial activities

302 332 373 3.5 3.8 4.2

Finance and insurance

219 249 296 3.4 3.8 4.5

Real estate and rental and leasing

83 83 78 3.7 3.7 3.3

Professional and business services

1,031 1,042 1,234 4.8 4.8 5.6

Education and health services

1,040 1,067 1,162 4.4 4.4 4.8

Educational services

96 99 87 2.8 2.6 2.5

Health care and social assistance

944 967 1,075 4.7 4.7 5.2

Leisure and hospitality

744 847 823 4.4 5.0 4.7

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

84 66 90 3.2 2.7 3.4

Accommodation and food services

660 781 733 4.6 5.4 5.0

Other services

187 270 208 3.1 4.5 3.4

Government

576 533 611 2.5 2.3 2.7

Federal

99 118 108 3.4 4.0 3.7

State and local

477 415 503 2.4 2.1 2.5

State and local education

169 146 190 1.7 1.3 1.9

State and local, excluding education

308 269 313 3.2 2.9 3.2

REGION(3)

Northeast

881 1,062 1,031 3.2 3.8 3.7

South

2,086 2,023 2,207 3.8 3.6 3.9

Midwest

1,207 1,327 1,471 3.6 3.9 4.3

West

1,293 1,290 1,429 3.7 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) 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