The number of job openings fell to 7.217 million in July 2019 from a downwardly revised 7.248 million in the previous month and below market expectations of 7.311 million. The job openings level declined in wholesale trade (-55,000) and in federal government (-11,000), but increased in information (+42,000) and in mining and logging (+11,000). The number of job openings were down in the South and Northeast. Job Offers in the United States averaged 4440.66 Thousand from 2000 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 7626 Thousand in November of 2018 and a record low of 2264 Thousand in July of 2009.

Job Offers in the United States is expected to be 7200.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Job Offers in the United States to stand at 7000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Job Openings is projected to trend around 6600.00 Thousand in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-06-10 02:00 PM JOLTs Job Openings Apr 7.449M 7.474M 7.479M 7.4M
2019-07-09 02:00 PM JOLTs Job Openings May 7.323M 7.372M 7.47M 7.415M
2019-08-06 02:00 PM JOLTs Job Openings Jun 7.348M 7.384M 7.317M 7.1M
2019-09-10 02:00 PM JOLTs Job Openings Jul 7.217M 7.248M 7.311M 7.2M
2019-10-09 02:00 PM JOLTs Job Openings Aug 7.217M 7.1M
2019-11-05 03:00 PM JOLTs Job Openings Sep 7.2M
2019-12-17 03:00 PM JOLTs Job Openings Oct


United States Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.70 3.70 10.80 2.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 130.00 159.00 1118.00 -1959.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 96.00 131.00 1092.00 -1766.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls 34.00 28.00 427.00 -260.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls 3.00 4.00 655.00 -1715.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 208.00 206.00 695.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 1661.00 1674.00 6635.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
ADP Employment Change 195.00 142.00 360.00 -706.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 157878.00 157288.00 157878.00 57635.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 6044.00 6063.00 15352.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 0.40 0.30 0.60 -0.20 percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.40 34.30 34.60 33.70 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 63.20 63.00 67.30 58.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 0.71 0.87 4.40 0.08 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 8.60 8.50 19.50 7.80 percent [+]
Labour Costs 111.98 111.28 111.98 17.00 Index Points [+]
Productivity 107.54 106.93 107.54 25.99 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 7471.00 7225.00 7884.00 2157.00 Thousand [+]
Job Offers 7217.00 7248.00 7626.00 2264.00 Thousand [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 53480.00 38845.00 248475.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 23.59 23.46 23.59 2.50 USD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 22.19 22.13 22.19 1.27 USD/Hour [+]
Wage Growth 5.20 5.45 13.78 -5.88 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 7.25 7.25 7.25 0.25 USD/Hour [+]
Employment Cost Index 0.60 0.70 2.00 0.20 percent [+]
Population 327.17 325.15 327.17 76.09 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 66.00 66.00 66.00 66.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 66.00 66.00 66.00 66.00 [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1960.00 1760.00 2340.00 1760.00 USD/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 4520.00 4330.00 4950.00 4330.00 USD/Month [+]
Employment Rate 60.90 60.70 64.70 55.00 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 130789.00 130429.00 130789.00 64640.00 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 26974.00 26861.00 28134.00 10086.00 Thousand [+]
Living Wage Family 2380.00 2270.00 2380.00 2160.00 USD/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1660.00 1560.00 1660.00 1450.00 USD/Month [+]


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 September of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7217.00 7248.00 7626.00 2264.00 2000 - 2019 Thousand Monthly
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