The number of job openings in the US fell 561,000 to 6.8 million in November 2019 from a revised 7.361 million in the previous month and well below market expectations of 7.233 million. It was the lowest level since February 2018, as openings slumped by 520 thousand in the private sector and edged down by 42 thousand in the government. The largest decreases were in retail trade (-139,000) and construction (-112,000). The number of job openings fell in the South and Midwest regions.
Job Offers in the United States averaged 4487.54 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. 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. source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Job Offers in the United States is expected to be 7100.00 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 6800.00 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.