Job Seekers Ratio
Monthly analysis of the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ report on job openings and labor turnover.
Four-and-a-Half Years Since Recovery Began, No Jobs for More Than 60% of Job Seekers
| 12:05 pm, February 11, 2014
There are 10.4 million job seekers and only 4.0 million job openings, meaning that there are only enough job openings for 38.5 percent of job seekers. Thus, more than 60 percent of job seekers are not going to find a job no matter what they do.
Posted on January 17, 2014 | 11:40 am
Ratio of Job Seekers to Job Openings Holds Steady at 2.9-to-1, Equal to the Worst Month of Early 2000s Downturn
Posted on November 22, 2013 | 1:47 pm