Unemployed and job openings, by industry (in millions)

Industry Unemployed Job openings
Professional and business services 0.8936 1.0756
Health care and social assistance 0.6102 0.9106
Retail trade 0.9987 0.5608
Accommodation and food services 0.9018 0.6763
Government 0.5732 0.4967
Finance and insurance 0.1607 0.2545
Durable goods manufacturing 0.4101 0.1965
Other services 0.3405 0.1745
Wholesale trade 0.1363 0.1682
Transportation, warehousing, and utilities 0.2753 0.2084
Information 0.1076 0.1057
Construction 0.6237 0.1453
Nondurable goods manufacturing 0.2668 0.1283
Educational services 0.2128 0.0972
Real estate and rental and leasing 0.0864 0.0764
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 0.1907 0.0675
Mining and logging 0.0840 0.0179

Note: Because the data are not seasonally adjusted, these are 12-month averages, October 2014–September 2015.

Source: EPI analysis of data from the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey and the Current Population Survey

View the underlying data on epi.org.