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Job Vacancies

There were 142,300 job vacancies in Minnesota during second quarter 2018, a 5.2 percent increase over last year.

There were 0.6 unemployed job seekers for each job vacancy statewide indicating an extremely tight labor market (see graph below).

Statewide, the Health Care & Social Assistance industry had the most job vacancies, followed by Accommodation & Food Service, Retail Trade and Manufacturing.

About 82,100 job vacancies, 58 percent, were located in the Twin Cities seven-county area. The remaining 60,200 were in Greater Minnesota.

Graph- Minnesota Job Vacancies and Unemployed Workers by Quarter

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