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States Adding the Most Job Openings

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35. New Mexico
> Change in job openings, Feb. 2022-March 2022: -1.4% (1,000 fewer open jobs)
> Total job openings at the end of March 2022: 69,000 (7.5% of all jobs)
> March 2022 unemployment: 5.3%
> Labor force size: 948,386 people

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34. Connecticut
> Change in job openings, Feb. 2022-March 2022: -0.9% (1,000 fewer open jobs)
> Total job openings at the end of March 2022: 110,000 (6.3% of all jobs)
> March 2022 unemployment: 4.6%
> Labor force size: 1,879,419 people

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33. Nevada
> Change in job openings, Feb. 2022-March 2022: -0.9% (1,000 fewer open jobs)
> Total job openings at the end of March 2022: 114,000 (7.3% of all jobs)
> March 2022 unemployment: 5.0%
> Labor force size: 1,503,263 people

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32. Alabama
> Change in job openings, Feb. 2022-March 2022: -0.7% (1,000 fewer open jobs)
> Total job openings at the end of March 2022: 147,000 (6.6% of all jobs)
> March 2022 unemployment: 2.9%
> Labor force size: 2,270,463 people

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31. California
> Change in job openings, Feb. 2022-March 2022: -0.5% (7,000 fewer open jobs)
> Total job openings at the end of March 2022: 1,279,000 (6.8% of all jobs)
> March 2022 unemployment: 4.9%
> Labor force size: 19,131,273 people

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