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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
Nov.
2014
Oct.
2015
Nov.
2015(p)
Nov.
2014
Oct.
2015
Nov.
2015(p)
Nov.
2014
Oct.
2015
Nov.
2015(p)

LEVELS BY INDUSTRY
(in thousands)

Total nonfarm

4,886 5,349 5,431 5,026 5,168 5,197 4,628 4,901 4,930

Total private(1)

4,424 4,859 4,926 4,714 4,821 4,852 4,338 4,537 4,602

Construction

130 121 135 326 319 359 298 273 305

Manufacturing

332 310 294 269 265 274 224 267 274

Durable goods

206 183 183 158 150 154 126 150 155

Nondurable goods

126 127 111 111 115 119 98 118 118

Trade, transportation, and utilities(2)

850 990 907 1,123 1,065 1,080 1,043 990 1,038

Retail trade

497 596 532 774 749 754 729 705 731

Professional and business services

1,009 1,042 1,108 968 1,050 999 906 1,005 999

Education and health services(3)

825 1,052 1,113 578 631 639 522 585 596

Health care and social assistance

752 952 1,009 512 549 545 454 497 511

Leisure and hospitality

616 728 764 908 980 1,013 838 921 912

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

44 53 66 135 156 129 131 146 126

Accommodation and food services

571 675 698 774 825 884 707 775 786

Government(4)

462 490 506 312 348 345 289 364 329

State and local

400 424 429 268 308 304 254 323 289

RATES BY INDUSTRY
(percent)

Total nonfarm

3.4 3.6 3.7 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.3 3.4 3.5

Total private(1)

3.6 3.9 3.9 4.0 4.0 4.0 3.7 3.8 3.8

Construction

2.0 1.8 2.0 5.2 4.9 5.5 4.8 4.2 4.7

Manufacturing

2.6 2.5 2.3 2.2 2.2 2.2 1.8 2.2 2.2

Durable goods

2.6 2.3 2.3 2.0 1.9 2.0 1.6 1.9 2.0

Nondurable goods

2.7 2.7 2.4 2.5 2.5 2.6 2.2 2.6 2.6

Trade, transportation, and utilities(2)

3.1 3.5 3.2 4.2 3.9 4.0 3.9 3.7 3.8

Retail trade

3.1 3.6 3.3 5.0 4.8 4.8 4.7 4.5 4.6

Professional and business services

5.0 5.0 5.3 5.0 5.3 5.0 4.7 5.0 5.0

Education and health services(3)

3.7 4.5 4.8 2.7 2.8 2.9 2.4 2.6 2.7

Health care and social assistance

4.0 4.8 5.1 2.8 2.9 2.9 2.5 2.6 2.7

Leisure and hospitality

4.0 4.5 4.7 6.1 6.4 6.6 5.6 6.0 5.9

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

2.0 2.4 2.9 6.3 7.1 5.9 6.1 6.7 5.7

Accommodation and food services

4.3 4.9 5.0 6.1 6.3 6.7 5.5 5.9 6.0

Government(4)

2.1 2.2 2.2 1.4 1.6 1.6 1.3 1.7 1.5

State and local

2.0 2.2 2.2 1.4 1.6 1.6 1.3 1.7 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: January 12, 2016
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