Table 3. Total separations levels and rates by industry and region, seasonally adjusted

Table 3. Total separations levels and rates by industry and region, seasonally adjusted(1)
Industry and region Levels (in thousands) Rates(2)
Apr.
2015
Dec.
2015
Jan.
2016
Feb.
2016
Mar.
2016
Apr.
2016(p)
Apr.
2015
Dec.
2015
Jan.
2016
Feb.
2016
Mar.
2016
Apr.
2016(p)

Total

4,887 5,128 4,977 5,159 5,096 4,988 3.5 3.6 3.5 3.6 3.5 3.5

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,558 4,774 4,631 4,812 4,747 4,630 3.8 3.9 3.8 4.0 3.9 3.8

Mining and logging

39 45 43 42 40 33 4.7 5.9 5.7 5.8 5.6 4.6

Construction

299 283 279 325 334 337 4.7 4.3 4.2 4.9 5.0 5.1

Manufacturing

259 263 266 304 288 279 2.1 2.1 2.2 2.5 2.3 2.3

Durable goods

151 162 158 187 171 159 1.9 2.1 2.0 2.4 2.2 2.1

Nondurable goods

108 101 108 117 116 120 2.4 2.2 2.4 2.5 2.5 2.6

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,018 1,074 1,052 1,052 1,043 1,011 3.8 4.0 3.9 3.9 3.8 3.7

Wholesale trade

127 133 142 137 145 148 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.3 2.4 2.5

Retail trade

712 762 725 751 747 707 4.6 4.8 4.6 4.7 4.7 4.4

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

178 178 185 164 151 156 3.3 3.3 3.4 3.0 2.8 2.9

Information

68 61 79 70 67 82 2.5 2.2 2.9 2.5 2.4 2.9

Financial activities

207 203 215 219 191 184 2.6 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.3 2.2

Finance and insurance

133 142 154 156 116 112 2.2 2.3 2.5 2.6 1.9 1.8

Real estate and rental and leasing

74 62 60 63 76 72 3.6 2.9 2.9 3.0 3.6 3.4

Professional and business services

1,027 1,095 1,053 1,072 1,042 1,002 5.3 5.5 5.3 5.4 5.2 5.0

Education and health services

531 578 557 552 557 569 2.4 2.6 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5

Educational services

68 74 77 86 73 76 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.4 2.1 2.2

Health care and social assistance

463 504 480 466 484 492 2.5 2.7 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.6

Leisure and hospitality

929 1,003 907 1,011 972 934 6.2 6.5 5.9 6.6 6.3 6.0

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

135 141 157 132 144 126 6.3 6.5 7.2 6.0 6.5 5.7

Accommodation and food services

794 862 750 879 828 808 6.2 6.6 5.7 6.7 6.3 6.1

Other services

182 168 181 165 213 201 3.2 3.0 3.2 2.9 3.7 3.5

Government

329 354 346 348 349 358 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6

Federal

36 40 41 40 39 40 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.4 1.4 1.5

State and local

293 314 304 308 310 318 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6

State and local education

144 161 168 167 171 175 1.4 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.7

State and local, excluding education

149 153 137 141 139 143 1.7 1.7 1.5 1.6 1.5 1.6

REGION(3)

Northeast

750 855 775 808 797 780 2.9 3.2 2.9 3.0 3.0 2.9

South

1,958 2,011 1,906 2,000 1,891 1,954 3.8 3.9 3.7 3.8 3.6 3.7

Midwest

1,115 1,105 1,114 1,181 1,287 1,101 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.7 4.0 3.4

West

1,063 1,156 1,182 1,170 1,121 1,154 3.3 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.4 3.5

Footnotes
(1) Total separations are the number of total separations during the entire month.
(2) The total separations rate is the number of total separations during the entire month as a percent of total employment.
(3) The states (including the District of Columbia) that comprise the regions are: Northeast: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont; South: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia; Midwest: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin; West: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.
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Last Modified Date: June 08, 2016