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United States Job Openings | 2000-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

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The number of job openings in the United States fell to 6.082 million in August 2017 from a downwardly revised 6.140 million in July and below market expectations of 6.125 million. The largest decreases in job openings were recorded in other services (-95,000), educational services (-51,000), and nondurable goods manufacturing (-48,000). By contrast, job openings rose in health care and social assistance (71,000) and in durable goods manufacturing (31,000). Job Offers in the United States averaged 4010.23 Thousand from 2000 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 6140 Thousand in July of 2017 and a record low of 2196 Thousand in July of 2009.


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Calendar
GMT


Actual

Previous

Consensus


TEForecast
2017-08-08 02:00 PM
JOLTs Job Openings


6.163M

5.702M


5.6M
2017-09-12 02:00 PM
JOLTs Job Openings


6.17M

6.116M

5.960M

6M
2017-10-11 02:00 PM
JOLTs Job Openings


6.082M

6.140M

6.125M

6M
2017-11-07 03:00 PM
JOLTs Job Openings



6.082M


6.2M
2017-12-11 03:00 PM
JOLTs Job Openings





6.1M




United States Job Openings


In the United States, job openings refer to all positions that are open (not filled) on the last business day of the month. Job openings are part of the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS). The survey collects data from around 16400 nonfarm establishments including retailers and manufacturers, as well as federal, state, and local government entities in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. The JOLTS assesses the unmet demand for labor in the U.S. labor market and gained attention in 2014 as favorite labor market indicator of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. This page provides the latest reported value for – United States Job Openings – plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Job Openings – actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases – was last updated on October of 2017.






Actual

Previous

Highest

Lowest

Dates

Unit

Frequency

6082.00 6140.00 6140.00 2196.00 2000 – 2017
Thousand

Monthly


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Last


Russia

1652370.00
Sep/17


Switzerland

51896.00
Dec/16


United States

6082.00
Aug/17

Source

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