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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
Mar.
2014
Feb.
2015
Mar.
2015(p)
Mar.
2014
Feb.
2015
Mar.
2015(p)
Mar.
2014
Feb.
2015
Mar.
2015(p)

LEVELS BY INDUSTRY
(in thousands)

Total

4,210 5,144 4,994 4,744 5,011 5,067 4,519 4,793 4,983

Total private(1)

3,794 4,656 4,506 4,434 4,700 4,736 4,210 4,466 4,653

Construction

123 160 147 259 326 297 244 311 325

Manufacturing

278 323 320 252 259 254 247 264 264

Durable goods

163 206 194 145 154 150 130 157 153

Nondurable goods

115 117 125 107 105 103 116 107 111

Trade, transportation, and utilities(2)

755 903 859 1,027 1,042 1,110 991 956 1,108

Retail trade

495 543 495 712 714 767 702 652 764

Professional and business services

779 940 985 1,000 1,033 1,053 938 1,006 980

Education and health services(3)

715 925 851 574 619 583 550 558 532

Health care and social assistance

647 818 760 486 527 512 457 496 466

Leisure and hospitality

633 734 739 821 919 931 771 859 920

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

64 73 92 126 147 147 123 153 147

Accommodation and food services

569 661 647 695 772 784 647 706 773

Government(4)

415 488 488 309 311 331 308 327 329

State and local

349 420 426 276 278 298 274 293 295

RATES BY INDUSTRY
(percent)

Total

3.0 3.5 3.4 3.4 3.6 3.6 3.3 3.4 3.5

Total private(1)

3.2 3.8 3.6 3.8 3.9 4.0 3.6 3.7 3.9

Construction

2.0 2.5 2.3 4.3 5.1 4.7 4.0 4.9 5.1

Manufacturing

2.2 2.6 2.5 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.0 2.1 2.1

Durable goods

2.1 2.6 2.4 1.9 2.0 1.9 1.7 2.0 2.0

Nondurable goods

2.5 2.5 2.7 2.4 2.3 2.3 2.6 2.4 2.4

Trade, transportation, and utilities(2)

2.8 3.3 3.1 3.9 3.9 4.1 3.8 3.6 4.1

Retail trade

3.1 3.4 3.1 4.7 4.6 4.9 4.6 4.2 4.9

Professional and business services

4.0 4.6 4.8 5.3 5.3 5.4 5.0 5.2 5.0

Education and health services(3)

3.2 4.1 3.7 2.7 2.8 2.7 2.6 2.6 2.4

Health care and social assistance

3.5 4.3 4.0 2.7 2.9 2.8 2.6 2.7 2.5

Leisure and hospitality

4.2 4.7 4.7 5.6 6.1 6.2 5.3 5.7 6.1

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

3.0 3.3 4.1 6.1 6.9 6.9 5.9 7.2 6.9

Accommodation and food services

4.4 4.9 4.8 5.6 6.0 6.1 5.2 5.5 6.0

Government(4)

1.9 2.2 2.2 1.4 1.4 1.5 1.4 1.5 1.5

State and local

1.8 2.1 2.2 1.4 1.4 1.6 1.4 1.5 1.5

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: May 12, 2015
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