Infographic 1
Unemployment declines as job vacancies increase

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Infographic description

The title of the infographic is "Unemployment declines as job vacancies increase"

Infographic description

This is a linear chart.

The first vertical axis shows the number of job vacancies and unemployment level (in thousands) from 0 to 2,000, by increments of 200.

The second vertical axis shows the unemployment to job vacancy ratio from 0 to 4.5, by increments of 0.5.

The horizontal axis shows months from October 2020 to June 2022.

The royal blue line represents the total number of job vacancies in the last 21 months (in thousands), with 615.4 in October 2020, 552.8 in November 2020, 475.3 in December 2020, 492.5 in January 2021, 534.6 in February 2021, 628.5 in March 2021, 690.4 in April 2021, 703.1 in May 2021, 792.8 in June 2021, 826.6 in July 2021, 916.1 in August 2021, 984.9 in September 2021, 959.7 in October 2021, 891.2 in November 2021, 875.5 in December 2021, 949.4 in January 2022, 831.4 in February 2022, 975.3 in March 2022, 997.8 in April 2022, 1,001.8 in May 2022, and 1,034.8 in June 2022.

The light blue line represents the unemployment level in the last 21 months (in thousands), with 1,657.4 in October 2020, 1,618.9 in November 2020, 1,612.7 in December 2020, 1,945.3 in January 2021, 1,720.4 in February 2021, 1,631.7 in March 2021, 1,688.6 in April 2021, 1,706.7 in May 2021, 1,526.0 in June 2021, 1,602.9 in July 2021, 1,647.6 in August 2021, 1,300.4 in September 2021, 1,232.3 in October 2021, 1,145.6 in November 2021, 1,091.4 in December 2021, 1,369.4 in January 2022, 1,160.4 in February 2022, 1,171.7 in March 2022, 1,126.2 in April 2022, 1,071.7 in May 2022, and 988.9 in June 2022.

The red line represents the unemployment to job vacancy ratio in the last 21 months, with 2.7 in October 2020, 2.9 in November 2020, 3.4 in December 2020, 3.9 in January 2021, 3.2 in February 2021, 2.6 in March 2021, 2.4 in April 2021, 2.4 in May 2021, 1.9 in June 2021, 1.9 in July 2021, 1.8 in August 2021, 1.3 in September 2021, 1.3 in October 2021, 1.3 in November 2021, 1.2 in December 2021, 1.6 in January 2022, 1.4 in February 2022, 1.2 in March 2022, 1.1 in April 2022, 1.1 in May 2022, and 1.0 in June 2022.

Source(s): Job Vacancy and Wage Survey (5217), table 14-10-0372-01 and custom tabulation.

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