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
2018
May
2019
June
2019(p)
June
2018
May
2019
June
2019(p)

Total

7,286 7,277 7,225 4.6 4.6 4.5

INDUSTRY

Total private

6,613 6,581 6,473 4.9 4.9 4.7

Mining and logging

28 30 31 3.7 3.9 3.9

Construction

323 376 347 4.1 4.7 4.3

Manufacturing

475 503 503 3.6 3.8 3.7

Durable goods

296 320 319 3.6 3.8 3.8

Nondurable goods

178 183 183 3.6 3.7 3.7

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,489 1,276 1,389 5.1 4.4 4.8

Wholesale trade

216 218 217 3.6 3.5 3.5

Retail trade

981 742 866 5.8 4.5 5.2

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

292 317 306 4.7 5.0 4.8

Information

130 107 105 4.4 3.7 3.6

Financial activities

365 335 357 4.1 3.7 3.9

Finance and insurance

264 249 232 4.0 3.8 3.5

Real estate and rental and leasing

101 86 124 4.2 3.6 5.0

Professional and business services

1,244 1,302 1,291 5.6 5.7 5.6

Education and health services

1,271 1,277 1,289 5.1 5.0 5.1

Educational services

145 122 125 4.0 3.1 3.4

Health care and social assistance

1,126 1,155 1,164 5.4 5.4 5.4

Leisure and hospitality

1,070 1,086 930 5.9 6.0 5.1

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

146 138 93 5.1 5.1 3.3

Accommodation and food services

924 948 837 6.1 6.2 5.4

Other services

217 290 232 3.5 4.6 3.7

Government

673 696 753 2.9 3.0 3.2

Federal

115 110 105 3.9 3.8 3.6

State and local

558 586 647 2.8 2.8 3.2

State and local education

222 203 266 2.2 1.9 2.5

State and local, excluding education

336 383 382 3.4 4.0 3.9

REGION(3)

Northeast

1,213 1,270 1,207 4.2 4.4 4.1

South

2,691 2,692 2,672 4.7 4.6 4.6

Midwest

1,742 1,701 1,681 5.0 4.9 4.8

West

1,640 1,614 1,665 4.5 4.4 4.5

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 06, 2019