Total hires, layoffs, and quits, 2000-2022

Date Hires Quits Layoffs
Dec-2000 5,426 2,882 2,018
Jan-2001 5,722 3,245 2,220
Feb-2001 5,303 3,053 1,855
Mar-2001 5,528 3,054 2,133
Apr-2001 5,204 3,163 1,883
May-2001 5,410 2,993 2,029
Jun-2001 5,109 2,878 2,015
Jul-2001 5,244 2,947 2,038
Aug-2001 5,223 2,928 2,011
Sep-2001 4,954 2,703 2,107
Oct-2001 5,078 2,795 2,319
Nov-2001 4,914 2,560 2,255
Dec-2001 4,829 2,559 1,922
Jan-2002 4,855 2,845 1,907
Feb-2002 4,801 2,572 1,978
Mar-2002 4,706 2,493 1,883
Apr-2002 4,928 2,624 1,956
May-2002 4,857 2,537 1,967
Jun-2002 4,869 2,522 2,015
Jul-2002 4,946 2,561 2,102
Aug-2002 4,871 2,561 1,923
Sep-2002 4,879 2,521 2,022
Oct-2002 4,798 2,423 1,935
Nov-2002 4,792 2,403 1,944
Dec-2002 4,893 2,501 2,007
Jan-2003 5,058 2,429 2,109
Feb-2003 4,714 2,490 2,015
Mar-2003 4,470 2,394 1,949
Apr-2003 4,600 2,279 1,998
May-2003 4,678 2,291 2,072
Jun-2003 4,682 2,315 2,076
Jul-2003 4,639 2,271 2,062
Aug-2003 4,666 2,195 2,162
Sep-2003 4,799 2,354 1,932
Oct-2003 4,902 2,415 1,969
Nov-2003 4,767 2,411 1,951
Dec-2003 4,984 2,444 2,007
Jan-2004 4,900 2,354 2,037
Feb-2004 4,788 2,448 1,985
Mar-2004 5,227 2,582 2,065
Apr-2004 5,152 2,534 2,010
May-2004 4,976 2,428 1,914
Jun-2004 5,009 2,659 1,887
Jul-2004 4,891 2,609 1,885
Aug-2004 5,013 2,586 1,974
Sep-2004 5,062 2,531 2,027
Oct-2004 5,149 2,550 1,903
Nov-2004 5,181 2,789 2,037
Dec-2004 5,153 2,695 1,951
Jan-2005 5,201 2,732 2,008
Feb-2005 5,276 2,651 2,068
Mar-2005 5,273 2,747 2,188
Apr-2005 5,362 2,741 1,957
May-2005 5,271 2,763 2,021
Jun-2005 5,376 2,754 2,015
Jul-2005 5,328 2,735 1,898
Aug-2005 5,409 2,957 1,905
Sep-2005 5,493 3,046 2,032
Oct-2005 5,124 2,863 1,873
Nov-2005 5,344 2,895 1,769
Dec-2005 5,294 2,849 1,923
Jan-2006 5,271 2,945 1,784
Feb-2006 5,474 2,965 1,882
Mar-2006 5,524 2,956 1,888
Apr-2006 5,215 2,778 1,853
May-2006 5,498 3,002 1,991
Jun-2006 5,455 3,042 1,817
Jul-2006 5,573 3,047 1,860
Aug-2006 5,373 3,056 1,775
Sep-2006 5,288 2,888 1,831
Oct-2006 5,375 2,983 1,898
Nov-2006 5,495 3,043 1,926
Dec-2006 5,214 2,999 1,772
Jan-2007 5,426 2,956 1,922
Feb-2007 5,160 2,933 1,850
Mar-2007 5,479 2,997 1,882
Apr-2007 5,353 2,911 2,000
May-2007 5,469 3,010 1,967
Jun-2007 5,267 2,910 1,845
Jul-2007 5,217 2,951 1,896
Aug-2007 5,358 3,014 2,033
Sep-2007 5,344 2,691 2,188
Oct-2007 5,398 2,926 1,998
Nov-2007 5,176 2,784 1,966
Dec-2007 5,119 2,773 1,915
Jan-2008 5,071 2,847 1,989
Feb-2008 5,077 2,881 1,995
Mar-2008 4,924 2,661 1,918
Apr-2008 4,948 2,837 1,958
May-2008 4,691 2,607 1,950
Jun-2008 4,893 2,595 2,172
Jul-2008 4,637 2,489 2,071
Aug-2008 4,682 2,445 2,190
Sep-2008 4,499 2,468 2,088
Oct-2008 4,548 2,347 2,250
Nov-2008 4,104 2,157 2,290
Dec-2008 4,348 2,084 2,482
Jan-2009 4,095 1,976 2,581
Feb-2009 4,061 1,952 2,599
Mar-2009 3,858 1,834 2,575
Apr-2009 3,888 1,712 2,654
May-2009 3,758 1,683 2,231
Jun-2009 3,639 1,685 2,261
Jul-2009 3,857 1,685 2,267
Aug-2009 3,810 1,555 2,119
Sep-2009 3,944 1,627 2,195
Oct-2009 3,838 1,660 2,028
Nov-2009 4,024 1,810 1,913
Dec-2009 4,004 1,766 2,033
Jan-2010 3,904 1,742 1,880
Feb-2010 3,864 1,844 1,825
Mar-2010 4,302 1,856 1,924
Apr-2010 4,159 1,897 1,749
May-2010 4,420 1,813 1,762
Jun-2010 4,111 1,911 2,075
Jul-2010 4,163 1,785 2,166
Aug-2010 4,046 1,842 1,890
Sep-2010 4,034 1,895 1,832
Oct-2010 4,173 1,846 1,745
Nov-2010 4,182 1,887 1,849
Dec-2010 4,299 1,977 1,854
Jan-2011 4,000 1,832 1,827
Feb-2011 4,231 1,958 1,755
Mar-2011 4,430 2,033 1,794
Apr-2011 4,296 1,882 1,792
May-2011 4,261 1,965 1,904
Jun-2011 4,366 1,923 1,942
Jul-2011 4,261 1,986 1,845
Aug-2011 4,298 2,031 1,845
Sep-2011 4,429 2,041 1,872
Oct-2011 4,370 1,997 1,794
Nov-2011 4,365 2,039 1,912
Dec-2011 4,356 1,981 1,801
Jan-2012 4,457 2,030 1,797
Feb-2012 4,560 2,130 1,903
Mar-2012 4,575 2,167 1,784
Apr-2012 4,389 2,134 1,880
May-2012 4,533 2,138 1,969
Jun-2012 4,440 2,152 1,892
Jul-2012 4,327 2,072 1,722
Aug-2012 4,450 2,069 1,894
Sep-2012 4,302 1,950 1,805
Oct-2012 4,389 2,035 1,891
Nov-2012 4,489 2,078 1,921
Dec-2012 4,452 2,051 1,700
Jan-2013 4,487 2,280 1,678
Feb-2013 4,571 2,298 1,664
Mar-2013 4,369 2,124 1,787
Apr-2013 4,572 2,296 1,793
May-2013 4,663 2,234 1,836
Jun-2013 4,440 2,203 1,761
Jul-2013 4,561 2,363 1,713
Aug-2013 4,730 2,316 1,816
Sep-2013 4,726 2,302 1,892
Oct-2013 4,518 2,372 1,675
Nov-2013 4,622 2,391 1,630
Dec-2013 4,614 2,287 1,770
Jan-2014 4,626 2,311 1,806
Feb-2014 4,696 2,411 1,767
Mar-2014 4,763 2,449 1,703
Apr-2014 4,880 2,474 1,764
May-2014 4,808 2,483 1,710
Jun-2014 4,925 2,507 1,761
Jul-2014 5,008 2,633 1,781
Aug-2014 4,810 2,549 1,699
Sep-2014 5,149 2,732 1,718
Oct-2014 5,111 2,718 1,835
Nov-2014 4,978 2,600 1,726
Dec-2014 5,192 2,552 1,857
Jan-2015 5,061 2,764 1,789
Feb-2015 5,127 2,741 1,757
Mar-2015 5,126 2,754 1,973
Apr-2015 5,196 2,705 1,856
May-2015 5,142 2,743 1,711
Jun-2015 5,125 2,756 1,821
Jul-2015 5,150 2,764 1,703
Aug-2015 5,163 2,879 1,773
Sep-2015 5,287 2,778 1,964
Oct-2015 5,338 2,810 1,845
Nov-2015 5,358 2,897 1,779
Dec-2015 5,540 3,056 1,803
Jan-2016 5,220 2,875 1,805
Feb-2016 5,470 2,994 1,894
Mar-2016 5,359 2,917 1,850
Apr-2016 5,294 2,955 1,771
May-2016 5,197 3,009 1,825
Jun-2016 5,281 3,018 1,750
Jul-2016 5,426 2,967 1,759
Aug-2016 5,327 2,998 1,860
Sep-2016 5,306 3,047 1,588
Oct-2016 5,210 3,074 1,664
Nov-2016 5,308 3,026 1,751
Dec-2016 5,343 2,989 1,708
Jan-2017 5,499 3,188 1,745
Feb-2017 5,350 3,089 1,711
Mar-2017 5,395 3,150 1,762
Apr-2017 5,272 3,028 1,710
May-2017 5,477 3,111 1,794
Jun-2017 5,635 3,154 1,970
Jul-2017 5,497 3,097 1,910
Aug-2017 5,519 3,103 1,868
Sep-2017 5,450 3,190 1,787
Oct-2017 5,581 3,219 1,837
Nov-2017 5,494 3,186 1,747
Dec-2017 5,421 3,222 1,732
Jan-2018 5,480 3,060 1,953
Feb-2018 5,644 3,195 1,784
Mar-2018 5,641 3,309 1,797
Apr-2018 5,599 3,364 1,734
May-2018 5,845 3,384 1,754
Jun-2018 5,763 3,381 1,815
Jul-2018 5,676 3,437 1,813
Aug-2018 5,803 3,431 1,790
Sep-2018 5,601 3,414 1,772
Oct-2018 5,867 3,487 1,828
Nov-2018 5,833 3,502 1,933
Dec-2018 5,754 3,407 1,831
Jan-2019 5,778 3,545 1,735
Feb-2019 5,684 3,558 1,789
Mar-2019 5,706 3,527 1,702
Apr-2019 6,010 3,491 1,967
May-2019 5,704 3,468 1,753
Jun-2019 5,769 3,486 1,762
Jul-2019 5,928 3,624 1,844
Aug-2019 5,862 3,557 1,786
Sep-2019 5,954 3,452 1,961
Oct-2019 5,779 3,453 1,819
Nov-2019 5,845 3,530 1,777
Dec-2019 5,941 3,516 1,919
Jan-2020 6,005 3,578 1,821
Feb-2020 6,025 3,445 1,973
Mar-2020 5,222 2,951 13,026
Apr-2020 4,031 2,038 9,191
May-2020 8,145 2,244 2,180
Jun-2020 7,438 2,580 2,279
Jul-2020 6,188 2,973 1,850
Aug-2020 5,998 2,901 1,598
Sep-2020 5,898 3,158 1,531
Oct-2020 6,105 3,297 1,687
Nov-2020 5,885 3,258 2,097
Dec-2020 5,660 3,368 1,928
Jan-2021 5,719 3,311 1,582
Feb-2021 6,028 3,439 1,641
Mar-2021 6,208 3,695 1,512
Apr-2021 6,121 4,015 1,384
May-2021 6,092 3,838 1,343
Jun-2021 6,414 4,035 1,361
Jul-2021 6,556 4,088 1,440
Aug-2021 6,362 4,126 1,404
Sep-2021 6,504 4,253 1,405
Oct-2021 6,460 4,132 1,342
Nov-2021 6,705 4,510 1,295
Dec-2021 6,450 4,403 1,262
Jan-2022 6,426 4,258 1,403
Feb-2022 6,832 4,384 1,354
Mar-2022 6,645 4,449 1,416
Apr-2022 6,527 4,327 1,312
May-2022 6,507 4,274 1,416
Jun-2022 6,456 4,253 1,400
Jul-2022 6,238 4,058 1,390
Aug-2022 6,334 4,184 1,490
Sep-2022 6,096 4,060 1,329
Oct-2022 6,111 4,047 1,445
Nov-2022 6,034 4,102 1,418
Dec-2022 6,165 4,087 1,468

Note: Shaded areas denote recessions.

Source: EPI analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey

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