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Table 7. Job openings levels and rates by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted

Table 7. Job openings levels and rates by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted(1)
Industry and region Levels (in thousands) Rates(2)
June
2014
May
2015
June
2015(p)
June
2014
May
2015
June
2015(p)

Total

4,717 5,450 5,250 3.3 3.7 3.5

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,178 4,926 4,731 3.4 3.9 3.8

Mining and logging

30 18 18 3.3 2.1 2.1

Construction

169 183 159 2.6 2.8 2.4

Manufacturing

304 348 302 2.4 2.7 2.4

Durable goods

189 191 197 2.4 2.4 2.4

Nondurable goods

116 157 105 2.5 3.4 2.3

Trade, transportation, and utilities

800 975 948 2.9 3.5 3.4

Wholesale trade

155 165 161 2.6 2.7 2.6

Retail trade

472 547 547 3.0 3.4 3.4

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

173 263 240 3.2 4.7 4.3

Information

106 100 96 3.7 3.5 3.3

Financial activities

335 321 264 4.0 3.8 3.1

Finance and insurance

265 234 186 4.3 3.7 3.0

Real estate and rental and leasing

70 88 78 3.3 4.1 3.5

Professional and business services

862 1,097 1,150 4.3 5.3 5.5

Education and health services

772 961 945 3.5 4.2 4.2

Educational services

86 83 88 2.6 2.3 2.6

Health care and social assistance

686 878 858 3.7 4.5 4.4

Leisure and hospitality

691 775 690 4.3 4.8 4.2

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

64 95 58 2.6 4.0 2.3

Accommodation and food services

627 680 632 4.6 4.9 4.5

Other services

108 146 158 1.9 2.5 2.7

Government

540 524 519 2.4 2.3 2.3

Federal

62 75 73 2.2 2.7 2.6

State and local

477 450 446 2.4 2.2 2.3

REGION(3)

Northeast

801 835 791 3.0 3.1 2.9

South

1,760 2,040 2,065 3.3 3.8 3.8

Midwest

1,073 1,275 1,219 3.3 3.8 3.7

West

1,083 1,300 1,175 3.3 3.9 3.5

Footnotes
(1) Job openings are the number of job openings on the last business day of the month.
(2) The job openings rate is the number of job openings on the last business day of the month as a percent of total employment plus job openings.
(3) The states (including the District of Columbia) that comprise the regions are: Northeast: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont; South: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia; Midwest: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin; West: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.
(p) Preliminary

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Last Modified Date: August 12, 2015
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