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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
Sept.
2013
Aug.
2014
Sept.
2014(p)
Sept.
2013
Aug.
2014
Sept.
2014(p)
Sept.
2013
Aug.
2014
Sept.
2014(p)

LEVELS BY INDUSTRY
(in thousands)

Total

3,948 4,853 4,735 4,701 4,742 5,026 4,500 4,531 4,788

Total private(1)

3,559 4,411 4,290 4,408 4,450 4,711 4,231 4,247 4,480

Construction

117 121 98 304 330 276 288 316 260

Manufacturing

252 296 285 259 236 280 243 237 268

Durable goods

169 179 170 159 139 157 141 134 144

Nondurable goods

84 118 115 100 97 123 102 103 124

Trade, transportation, and utilities(2)

800 821 830 960 1,011 1,007 894 987 965

Retail trade

511 500 508 662 686 686 639 681 666

Professional and business services

644 928 964 1,028 1,049 1,145 969 974 1,069

Education and health services(3)

684 866 899 546 514 635 518 484 584

Health care and social assistance

618 789 803 472 437 548 441 410 505

Leisure and hospitality

541 700 658 818 845 881 833 818 869

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

58 71 53 141 136 140 147 142 136

Accommodation and food services

482 629 605 677 709 742 686 675 733

Government(4)

389 443 445 293 293 315 269 284 308

State and local

342 378 373 267 265 285 238 259 278

RATES BY INDUSTRY
(percent)

Total

2.8 3.4 3.3 3.4 3.4 3.6 3.3 3.3 3.4

Total private(1)

3.0 3.6 3.5 3.8 3.8 4.0 3.7 3.6 3.8

Construction

2.0 2.0 1.6 5.2 5.4 4.5 4.9 5.2 4.3

Manufacturing

2.1 2.4 2.3 2.2 1.9 2.3 2.0 1.9 2.2

Durable goods

2.2 2.3 2.2 2.1 1.8 2.0 1.9 1.7 1.9

Nondurable goods

1.9 2.6 2.5 2.2 2.2 2.8 2.3 2.3 2.8

Trade, transportation, and utilities(2)

3.0 3.0 3.0 3.7 3.8 3.8 3.4 3.7 3.6

Retail trade

3.3 3.1 3.2 4.4 4.5 4.5 4.2 4.4 4.3

Professional and business services

3.3 4.6 4.7 5.5 5.4 5.9 5.2 5.0 5.5

Education and health services(3)

3.1 3.9 4.0 2.6 2.4 2.9 2.4 2.2 2.7

Health care and social assistance

3.4 4.2 4.2 2.6 2.4 3.0 2.5 2.3 2.8

Leisure and hospitality

3.6 4.6 4.3 5.7 5.8 6.0 5.8 5.6 5.9

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

2.8 3.3 2.4 6.9 6.5 6.6 7.3 6.8 6.5

Accommodation and food services

3.8 4.8 4.6 5.5 5.6 5.9 5.6 5.4 5.8

Government(4)

1.7 2.0 2.0 1.3 1.3 1.4 1.2 1.3 1.4

State and local

1.8 1.9 1.9 1.4 1.4 1.5 1.2 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: November 13, 2014
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