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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
Feb.
2013
Jan.
2014
Feb.
2014(p)
Feb.
2013
Jan.
2014
Feb.
2014(p)
Feb.
2013
Jan.
2014
Feb.
2014(p)

LEVELS BY INDUSTRY
(in thousands)

Total

4,015 3,874 4,173 4,551 4,516 4,587 4,212 4,419 4,384

Total private(1)

3,591 3,477 3,780 4,234 4,228 4,287 3,919 4,113 4,089

Construction

123 124 120 379 281 273 323 241 238

Manufacturing

299 259 250 241 244 234 228 242 236

Durable goods

193 155 143 147 138 139 138 138 136

Nondurable goods

106 103 107 94 106 95 90 104 99

Trade, transportation, and utilities(2)

653 675 784 933 921 986 879 947 936

Retail trade

425 379 489 655 607 675 605 655 644

Professional and business services

765 614 816 849 980 975 764 940 914

Education and health services(3)

695 700 706 522 556 524 500 561 486

Health care and social assistance

636 631 628 461 475 440 428 471 420

Leisure and hospitality

500 618 592 800 789 824 746 763 807

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

56 110 64 122 117 129 108 106 127

Accommodation and food services

444 508 528 678 672 695 637 657 679

Government(4)

424 396 393 317 288 300 293 306 295

State and local

355 345 340 271 262 273 251 261 263

RATES BY INDUSTRY
(percent)

Total

2.9 2.7 2.9 3.4 3.3 3.3 3.1 3.2 3.2

Total private(1)

3.1 2.9 3.2 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.4 3.6 3.5

Construction

2.1 2.0 2.0 6.6 4.7 4.6 5.6 4.1 4.0

Manufacturing

2.4 2.1 2.0 2.0 2.0 1.9 1.9 2.0 2.0

Durable goods

2.5 2.0 1.8 2.0 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8

Nondurable goods

2.3 2.3 2.3 2.1 2.4 2.1 2.0 2.3 2.2

Trade, transportation, and utilities(2)

2.5 2.5 2.9 3.6 3.5 3.8 3.4 3.6 3.6

Retail trade

2.8 2.4 3.1 4.4 4.0 4.4 4.0 4.3 4.2

Professional and business services

4.0 3.1 4.1 4.6 5.2 5.1 4.2 5.0 4.8

Education and health services(3)

3.2 3.2 3.2 2.5 2.6 2.5 2.4 2.6 2.3

Health care and social assistance

3.5 3.4 3.4 2.6 2.7 2.5 2.4 2.6 2.3

Leisure and hospitality

3.4 4.1 3.9 5.7 5.5 5.7 5.3 5.3 5.6

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

2.7 5.0 3.0 6.1 5.6 6.1 5.4 5.1 6.1

Accommodation and food services

3.5 3.9 4.1 5.6 5.4 5.6 5.3 5.3 5.5

Government(4)

1.9 1.8 1.8 1.4 1.3 1.4 1.3 1.4 1.4

State and local

1.8 1.8 1.7 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.3 1.4 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: April 08, 2014
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