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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
2013
May
2014
June
2014(p)
June
2013
May
2014
June
2014(p)

Total

3,954 4,630 4,712 2.8 3.2 3.3

INDUSTRY

Total private

3,514 4,161 4,203 3.0 3.4 3.4

Mining and logging

24 32 26 2.7 3.4 2.8

Construction

136 137 141 2.2 2.2 2.2

Manufacturing

206 298 312 1.7 2.4 2.5

Durable goods

138 176 194 1.8 2.3 2.5

Nondurable goods

68 122 118 1.5 2.7 2.6

Trade, transportation, and utilities

772 736 752 2.9 2.7 2.8

Wholesale trade

104 150 144 1.8 2.5 2.4

Retail trade

541 426 438 3.5 2.7 2.8

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

128 160 170 2.5 3.0 3.2

Information

91 91 111 3.3 3.3 4.0

Financial activities

323 285 336 3.9 3.5 4.0

Finance and insurance

256 228 257 4.2 3.7 4.2

Real estate and rental and leasing

67 57 79 3.2 2.7 3.6

Professional and business services

654 863 921 3.4 4.3 4.5

Education and health services

647 806 778 3.0 3.6 3.5

Educational services

61 73 80 1.9 2.1 2.4

Health care and social assistance

586 732 698 3.2 3.9 3.7

Leisure and hospitality

515 790 712 3.3 5.0 4.5

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

48 100 72 2.0 4.4 2.9

Accommodation and food services

468 690 640 3.6 5.2 4.7

Other services

145 122 114 2.5 2.2 2.0

Government

440 469 509 2.0 2.1 2.3

Federal

50 63 73 1.8 2.3 2.6

State and local

390 406 436 2.0 2.0 2.2

REGION(3)

Northeast

687 814 803 2.6 3.0 3.0

South

1,537 1,701 1,788 3.0 3.3 3.4

Midwest

884 1,092 1,054 2.8 3.4 3.2

West

846 1,023 1,067 2.7 3.2 3.3

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, 2014
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