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Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey

Metadata Updated: May 16, 2022

The Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) program provides national estimates of rates and levels for job openings, hires, and total separations. Total separations are further broken out into quits, layoffs and discharges, and other separations. Unadjusted counts and rates of all data elements are published by supersector and select sector based on the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). The number of unfilled jobs—used to calculate the job openings rate—is an important measure of the unmet demand for labor. With that statistic, it is possible to paint a more complete picture of the U.S. labor market than by looking solely at the unemployment rate, a measure of the excess supply of labor. Information on labor turnover is valuable in the proper analysis and interpretation of labor market developments and as a complement to the unemployment rate.

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Metadata Created Date May 16, 2022
Metadata Updated Date May 16, 2022

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Harvested from BLS Data

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date May 16, 2022
Metadata Updated Date May 16, 2022
Publisher Bureau of Labor Statistics
Identifier DOL-BLS-3050-01
Data First Published 2019-12-17
Data Last Modified 2019
Public Access Level public
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Publisher Hierarchy U.S. Department of Labor > Bureau of Labor Statistics
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