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
Closing 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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Possible Answer Crowd Forecast Change in last 24 hours Change in last week Change in last month
Fewer than 6.8 million 0.75% +0.00% -0.25% -1.25%
Between 6.8 million and 7.4 million, inclusive 1.05% +0.00% +0.05% -4.95%
More than 7.4 million but fewer than 8.0 million 5.85% -0.10% -0.15% -14.15%
Between 8.0 million and 8.6 million, inclusive 33.85% +0.05% -0.15% +1.85%
More than 8.6 million but fewer than 9.2 million 46.85% +0.00% +0.85% +17.85%
Between 9.2 million and 9.8 million, inclusive 11.05% +0.05% +0.05% +1.05%
More than 9.8 million 0.60% +0.00% -0.40% -0.40%

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