Job openings rate, December 2009
February 18, 2010
The job openings rate (seasonally adjusted) was little changed in December, at 1.9 percent. The rate has been 1.8 percent or 1.9 percent since March 2009.
In December, the job openings rate increased in State and local government and decreased in the Midwest.
Over the 12 months ending in December, the job openings rate (not seasonally adjusted) decreased for total nonfarm and total private and was unchanged in government. The job openings rate also decreased over that period in educational services and in health care and social assistance, as well as in the South and Midwest regions.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Job openings rate, December 2009 on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2010/ted_20100218.htm (visited October 19, 2017).
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