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December 2018 Global Job-Opening-to-Application Ratio is 2.13, an increase of 0.37 from the Previous month.
***The December 2018 Global Job-Opening-to-Application Ratio is 2.13***
Daijob Global Recruiting Co. Ltd (Head office: Minato-ku, Tokyo; President: Yuji Shinohara), a subsidiary of Human Holdings Co. Ltd, which operates the bilingual job search site Daijob.com, summarized the global job-opening-to-application ratio as of the end of December 2018.
※The global job-opening-to-application ratio expresses the supply-demand balance for job openings for bilingual job seekers (with at least two languages) with business level skills (job-opening-to-application ration= = job openings ÷ job seekers)
The December 2018 Global Job-Opening-to-Application Ratio is 2.13, an increase of 0.37 from the Previous month.
Global Job Openings to Job-Seekers Ratio by Industry
▼Top 3 Job Industries
・Electricity/Gas/Heating/Water Supply 5.50（+2.30 from November 2018）
・Medical/Social Welfare 4.00（+2.80 from November 2018）
・Finance/Insurance 3.59（+0.20 from November 2018）
Looking at the global job-opening-application-ratio by industry, the top-three industries for December 2018 were Electricity/Gas/Heating/Water Supply; Medical/Social Welfare; Finance/Insurance.
Compared to the previous month, the number of job openings increased in the following six industries: Wholesale/Retail; Accommodation/Food Services; Electricity/Gas/Heating/Water Supply; Transportation/Postal; Medical/Social Welfare; Agriculture/Forestry/Fishers/Mining.
Additionally, compared to the previous month, the number job seekers increased in the following three industries: Construction/Real Estate/Goods Rental; Telecommunications; Agriculture/Forestry/Fishers/Mining.
◆Global Job-Opening-to-Application Ratio by Job Category
▼Top 3 Job Categories
・Medical/Pharmaceuticals/Bio/Materials/Food 8.29（+1.96 from November 2018）
・Affairs/Human Resources/Legal Affairs 6.93（+2.49 from November 2018）
・Electricity(Appliance/Semiconductor) 6.13（+0.22 from November 2018）
Looking at the global job-opening-to-application-ratio by job categories, the top-three job categories for December 2018 were Medical/Pharmaceutical/Material/Food; Affairs/Human Resources/Legal Affairs; Electronics (Appliance/Semiconductor).
Compared to the previous month, the number of job openings increased in the following 14 categories: Machinery(Automotive/Plant Engineering/Precision Equipment); Medical/Pharmaceuticals/Bio/Materials/Food; Building/Construction/Equipment/Real Estate; Finance/Accounting; Administrative; Marketing/PR; Customer Service; Sales/Consulting/Medical/Social Welfare/Nursing; Finance/Banking/Securities/Insurance; Creative(Internet Related); Creative(Advertisement/Publication/Broadcast/Video/Other); Government/Non-profit/Other.
Additionally, compared to the previous month, the number of job seekers increased in the following 6 categories: Machinery(Automotive/Plant Engineering/Precision Equipment); Building/Construction/Equipment/Real Estate; Marketing/PR; Consulting; Finance/Banking/Securities/Insurance; Property/Real Estate/Assets.