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States Adding the Most Job Openings

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30. Illinois
> Change in job openings, Feb. 2022-March 2022: No change
> Total job openings at the end of March 2022: 468,000 (7.2% of all jobs)
> March 2022 unemployment: 4.7%
> Labor force size: 6,430,758 people

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29. Pennsylvania
> Change in job openings, Feb. 2022-March 2022: No change
> Total job openings at the end of March 2022: 411,000 (6.5% of all jobs)
> March 2022 unemployment: 4.9%
> Labor force size: 6,387,365 people

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28. West Virginia
> Change in job openings, Feb. 2022-March 2022: No change
> Total job openings at the end of March 2022: 60,000 (7.9% of all jobs)
> March 2022 unemployment: 3.7%
> Labor force size: 794,175 people

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27. Montana
> Change in job openings, Feb. 2022-March 2022: No change
> Total job openings at the end of March 2022: 44,000 (8.0% of all jobs)
> March 2022 unemployment: 2.3%
> Labor force size: 558,466 people

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26. South Dakota
> Change in job openings, Feb. 2022-March 2022: No change
> Total job openings at the end of March 2022: 32,000 (6.7% of all jobs)
> March 2022 unemployment: 2.5%
> Labor force size: 472,658 people

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