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)
July
2015
Mar.
2016
Apr.
2016
May
2016
June
2016
July
2016(p)
July
2015
Mar.
2016
Apr.
2016
May
2016
June
2016
July
2016(p)

Total

4,794 5,096 5,015 4,978 4,964 4,937 3.4 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.4 3.4

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,458 4,747 4,660 4,642 4,612 4,611 3.7 3.9 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.8

Mining and logging

32 40 35 26 28 24 4.0 5.6 4.9 3.7 4.0 3.5

Construction

274 334 354 338 293 297 4.3 5.0 5.3 5.1 4.4 4.5

Manufacturing

253 288 279 294 264 258 2.0 2.3 2.3 2.4 2.1 2.1

Durable goods

161 171 160 183 160 158 2.1 2.2 2.1 2.4 2.1 2.1

Nondurable goods

91 116 119 111 103 100 2.0 2.5 2.6 2.4 2.2 2.2

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,071 1,043 1,012 1,010 1,047 1,022 4.0 3.8 3.7 3.7 3.8 3.7

Wholesale trade

158 145 144 132 138 148 2.7 2.4 2.4 2.2 2.3 2.5

Retail trade

739 747 702 706 711 708 4.7 4.7 4.4 4.4 4.5 4.4

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

174 151 166 173 198 167 3.2 2.8 3.0 3.2 3.6 3.1

Information

81 67 82 75 68 77 2.9 2.4 2.9 2.7 2.5 2.8

Financial activities

174 191 188 186 177 168 2.1 2.3 2.3 2.2 2.1 2.0

Finance and insurance

112 116 113 126 118 108 1.9 1.9 1.9 2.0 1.9 1.8

Real estate and rental and leasing

61 76 74 60 58 60 2.9 3.6 3.5 2.8 2.7 2.8

Professional and business services

940 1,042 1,004 966 943 1,030 4.8 5.2 5.0 4.8 4.7 5.1

Education and health services

541 557 570 593 618 586 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.6

Educational services

76 73 83 92 102 92 2.2 2.1 2.4 2.6 2.9 2.6

Health care and social assistance

465 484 486 501 517 494 2.5 2.5 2.6 2.6 2.7 2.6

Leisure and hospitality

873 972 950 969 950 958 5.8 6.3 6.2 6.3 6.1 6.2

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

105 144 131 155 155 141 4.9 6.5 5.9 7.0 6.9 6.2

Accommodation and food services

767 828 819 815 795 817 5.9 6.3 6.2 6.2 6.0 6.2

Other services

220 213 187 184 224 192 3.9 3.7 3.3 3.2 3.9 3.4

Government

336 349 355 335 352 327 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.5 1.6 1.5

Federal

42 39 38 32 34 33 1.5 1.4 1.4 1.2 1.2 1.2

State and local

294 310 317 303 317 294 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.5

State and local education

135 171 165 146 164 135 1.3 1.7 1.6 1.4 1.6 1.3

State and local, excluding education

159 139 153 157 153 159 1.8 1.5 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7

REGION(3)

Northeast

689 797 783 749 787 853 2.6 3.0 2.9 2.8 2.9 3.2

South

1,931 1,891 1,917 1,946 1,885 1,931 3.7 3.6 3.7 3.7 3.6 3.7

Midwest

1,094 1,287 1,118 1,139 1,115 1,085 3.4 4.0 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.4

West

1,080 1,121 1,197 1,143 1,176 1,067 3.3 3.4 3.7 3.5 3.6 3.3

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: September 07, 2016