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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
Apr.
2014
Mar.
2015
Apr.
2015(p)
Apr.
2014
Mar.
2015
Apr.
2015(p)
Apr.
2014
Mar.
2015
Apr.
2015(p)

LEVELS BY INDUSTRY
(in thousands)

Total

4,417 5,109 5,376 4,790 5,088 5,007 4,522 5,065 4,881

Total private(1)

4,050 4,626 4,887 4,497 4,759 4,669 4,253 4,735 4,553

Construction

110 168 153 304 307 326 269 345 284

Manufacturing

282 333 327 251 257 256 238 264 259

Durable goods

183 211 209 150 152 148 142 152 153

Nondurable goods

99 122 119 101 105 108 97 112 107

Trade, transportation, and utilities(2)

848 880 968 1,051 1,105 1,039 1,018 1,120 1,033

Retail trade

541 515 543 742 756 718 733 768 714

Professional and business services

866 1,014 1,058 987 1,073 1,035 935 1,019 1,001

Education and health services(3)

732 903 1,009 590 591 596 549 536 522

Health care and social assistance

661 810 910 510 518 513 481 465 452

Leisure and hospitality

679 740 734 849 928 915 798 933 949

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

90 92 67 151 152 123 143 150 132

Accommodation and food services

589 649 667 698 776 792 654 783 817

Government(4)

367 483 489 292 329 339 269 331 328

State and local

305 416 418 262 294 303 238 296 293

RATES BY INDUSTRY
(percent)

Total

3.1 3.5 3.7 3.5 3.6 3.5 3.3 3.6 3.5

Total private(1)

3.4 3.7 3.9 3.9 4.0 3.9 3.6 4.0 3.8

Construction

1.8 2.6 2.3 5.0 4.8 5.1 4.4 5.4 4.4

Manufacturing

2.3 2.6 2.6 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.0 2.1 2.1

Durable goods

2.3 2.6 2.6 2.0 2.0 1.9 1.9 1.9 2.0

Nondurable goods

2.1 2.6 2.6 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.1 2.5 2.4

Trade, transportation, and utilities(2)

3.1 3.2 3.5 4.0 4.1 3.9 3.9 4.2 3.9

Retail trade

3.4 3.2 3.4 4.8 4.9 4.6 4.8 4.9 4.6

Professional and business services

4.4 4.9 5.1 5.2 5.5 5.3 4.9 5.2 5.1

Education and health services(3)

3.3 4.0 4.4 2.8 2.7 2.7 2.6 2.5 2.4

Health care and social assistance

3.6 4.2 4.7 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.7 2.5 2.4

Leisure and hospitality

4.4 4.7 4.7 5.8 6.2 6.1 5.5 6.2 6.3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

4.1 4.1 3.0 7.2 7.1 5.8 6.9 7.0 6.2

Accommodation and food services

4.5 4.8 4.9 5.6 6.0 6.1 5.2 6.1 6.3

Government(4)

1.7 2.2 2.2 1.3 1.5 1.5 1.2 1.5 1.5

State and local

1.6 2.1 2.1 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.2 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: June 09, 2015
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