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Table A. Job openings, hires, and total separations by industry, seasonally adjusted

Table A. Job openings, hires, and total separations by industry, seasonally adjusted
Category Job openings Hires Total separations
May
2014
Apr.
2015
May
2015(p)
May
2014
Apr.
2015
May
2015(p)
May
2014
Apr.
2015
May
2015(p)

LEVELS BY INDUSTRY
(in thousands)

Total

4,608 5,334 5,363 4,805 5,034 5,000 4,543 4,895 4,743

Total private(1)

4,179 4,849 4,852 4,517 4,698 4,668 4,250 4,574 4,433

Construction

127 137 149 323 345 322 288 300 287

Manufacturing

292 335 347 241 252 240 228 262 237

Durable goods

174 215 209 152 144 142 133 153 142

Nondurable goods

118 120 139 89 109 98 96 109 95

Trade, transportation, and utilities(2)

762 951 983 1,080 1,039 1,073 1,026 1,028 1,044

Retail trade

437 530 550 754 722 749 719 713 713

Professional and business services

881 1,070 1,097 955 1,040 1,010 900 1,005 944

Education and health services(3)

806 992 967 550 598 607 500 520 547

Health care and social assistance

729 893 870 479 517 516 426 450 469

Leisure and hospitality

762 716 737 879 907 927 834 948 880

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

85 67 68 154 130 151 133 132 116

Accommodation and food services

676 649 669 725 777 776 701 816 763

Government(4)

430 485 511 288 336 331 293 321 309

State and local

370 414 446 258 300 291 262 285 271

RATES BY INDUSTRY
(percent)

Total

3.2 3.6 3.6 3.5 3.6 3.5 3.3 3.5 3.3

Total private(1)

3.5 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.6 3.8 3.7

Construction

2.0 2.1 2.3 5.3 5.4 5.0 4.7 4.7 4.5

Manufacturing

2.3 2.6 2.7 2.0 2.0 1.9 1.9 2.1 1.9

Durable goods

2.2 2.7 2.6 2.0 1.8 1.8 1.7 2.0 1.8

Nondurable goods

2.6 2.6 3.0 2.0 2.4 2.2 2.1 2.4 2.1

Trade, transportation, and utilities(2)

2.8 3.4 3.5 4.1 3.9 4.0 3.9 3.8 3.9

Retail trade

2.8 3.3 3.4 4.9 4.6 4.8 4.7 4.6 4.6

Professional and business services

4.4 5.2 5.3 5.0 5.3 5.1 4.7 5.1 4.8

Education and health services(3)

3.6 4.3 4.2 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.3 2.4 2.5

Health care and social assistance

3.9 4.6 4.5 2.7 2.8 2.8 2.4 2.4 2.5

Leisure and hospitality

4.9 4.5 4.6 6.0 6.0 6.1 5.7 6.3 5.8

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

3.9 3.0 3.0 7.3 6.0 7.0 6.4 6.2 5.4

Accommodation and food services

5.1 4.8 4.9 5.8 6.0 6.0 5.6 6.3 5.9

Government(4)

1.9 2.2 2.3 1.3 1.5 1.5 1.3 1.5 1.4

State and local

1.9 2.1 2.3 1.3 1.6 1.5 1.4 1.5 1.4

Footnotes
(1) Includes mining and logging, information, financial activities, and other services, not shown separately.
(2) Includes wholesale trade and transportation, warehousing, and utilities, not shown separately.
(3) Includes educational services, not shown separately.
(4) Includes federal government, not shown separately.
(p) Preliminary

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Last Modified Date: July 07, 2015
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