Job openings rates by industry in January 2007
March 14, 2007
On the last business day of January 2007, there were 4.4 million job openings in the United States, and the job openings rate was 3.1 percent.
In January, the job openings rate rose in construction but fell in retail trade, leisure and hospitality, and accommodations and food services.
The industries with the highest job openings rate in January 2007 were professional and business services (4.1 percent) and leisure and hospitality and education and health services (3.9 percent each).
These data are from the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey. The above data are seasonally adjusted. Data for January 2007 are preliminary and subject to revision. Find additional information in "Job Openings and Labor Turnover: January 2007," (PDF) (TXT) news release USDL 07-0373.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Job openings rates by industry in January 2007 on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2007/mar/wk2/art03.htm (visited January 22, 2017).
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