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JOLTS  
Released On 3/16/2018 10:00:00 AM For Jan, 2018
PriorPrior RevisedConsensusConsensus RangeActual
Job Openings5.811 M5.667 M5.800 M5.800 M to 5.890 M6.312 M
Definition
The Labor Department's JOLTS report tracks monthly change in job openings and offers rates on hiring and quits. The reporting period lags other employment data including the employment situation report. The word JOLTS stands for Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey.
 

Why Investors Care
Although lagging the release timing of the employment situation report by a month, JOLTS provides additional information on the labor market. The payroll survey in the employment situation report provides numbers on net job changes. JOLTS breaks down labor market data into pre-net changes—such as job openings, hires, and separations.

Frequency
Monthly

Source
Bureau of Labor Statistics

Availability
Usually second week of the month

Coverage
Coverage Data are for two months back. Data for June are released in August

Revisions
Yes


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