How many job openings in the US will the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) report for February 2024?

Started Dec 01, 2023 06:00PM UTC
Closed Mar 01, 2024 08:01AM UTC

Amid higher interest rates, job openings in the US have fallen in 2023 but are still at historically elevated levels (Investopedia). The question will be suspended on 29 February 2024 and the outcome determined using BLS data as first reported by the Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED) database for February 2024, expected in April 2024 (FRED, BLS - JOLTS Release Schedule). As of the launch of this question, the total number of job openings reported for February 2023 was 9,974 (in thousands), or 9.974 million.

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The question closed "More than 8.6 million but fewer than 9.2 million" with a closing date of 1 March 2024.

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Possible Answer Correct? Final Crowd Forecast
Fewer than 6.8 million 0%
Between 6.8 million and 7.4 million, inclusive 0%
More than 7.4 million but fewer than 8.0 million 6%
Between 8.0 million and 8.6 million, inclusive 34%
More than 8.6 million but fewer than 9.2 million 44%
Between 9.2 million and 9.8 million, inclusive 14%
More than 9.8 million 2%

Crowd Forecast Profile

Participation Level
Number of Forecasters 51
Average for questions older than 6 months: 203
Number of Forecasts 155
Average for questions older than 6 months: 578
Accuracy
Participants in this question vs. all forecasters average

Most Accurate

Relative Brier Score

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-0.134827
2.
-0.132449
3.
-0.104108
4.
-0.103084
5.
-0.094308

Recent Consensus, Probability Over Time

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