Table 4. Quits levels and rates by industry and region, seasonally adjusted

Table 4. Quits 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

2,724 2,948 2,909 2,942 2,979 2,980 1.9 2.1 2.0 2.0 2.1 2.1

INDUSTRY

Total private

2,566 2,780 2,738 2,775 2,785 2,807 2.1 2.3 2.2 2.3 2.3 2.3

Mining and logging

15 15 11 12 13 12 1.8 2.1 1.6 1.7 2.0 1.8

Construction

108 158 118 120 110 125 1.7 2.4 1.8 1.8 1.7 1.9

Manufacturing

127 142 139 142 136 140 1.0 1.2 1.1 1.2 1.1 1.1

Durable goods

80 79 79 80 77 79 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0

Nondurable goods

47 63 59 62 59 61 1.0 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3

Trade, transportation, and utilities

610 656 624 623 649 652 2.3 2.4 2.3 2.3 2.4 2.4

Wholesale trade

80 88 83 67 89 94 1.4 1.5 1.4 1.1 1.5 1.6

Retail trade

438 492 447 462 459 464 2.8 3.1 2.8 2.9 2.9 2.9

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

92 77 94 94 101 94 1.7 1.4 1.7 1.7 1.9 1.7

Information

44 36 41 36 36 46 1.6 1.3 1.5 1.3 1.3 1.6

Financial activities

93 98 106 112 103 99 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.2 1.2

Finance and insurance

60 53 66 74 71 63 1.0 0.9 1.1 1.2 1.2 1.0

Real estate and rental and leasing(3)

34 45 40 38 32 36 1.6 2.2 1.9 1.8 1.5 1.7

Professional and business services

468 545 558 547 542 553 2.4 2.7 2.8 2.7 2.7 2.7

Education and health services

356 386 382 405 410 400 1.6 1.7 1.7 1.8 1.8 1.8

Educational services

48 35 38 53 51 49 1.4 1.0 1.1 1.5 1.4 1.4

Health care and social assistance

308 351 344 352 359 351 1.7 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.9 1.8

Leisure and hospitality

609 644 645 678 645 639 4.0 4.2 4.2 4.4 4.2 4.1

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

53 56 63 65 58 62 2.4 2.5 2.8 3.0 2.6 2.8

Accommodation and food services

556 588 582 612 587 577 4.3 4.4 4.4 4.6 4.4 4.3

Other services(3)

137 101 115 100 140 142 2.4 1.8 2.0 1.8 2.5 2.5

Government

158 168 171 168 194 173 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.9 0.8

Federal

13 14 14 11 13 12 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.4

State and local

144 154 157 156 181 161 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.9 0.8

State and local education

75 74 73 70 96 71 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.9 0.7

State and local, excluding education

69 79 84 86 85 90 0.8 0.9 0.9 1.0 0.9 1.0

REGION(4)

Northeast

402 399 339 394 407 453 1.5 1.5 1.3 1.5 1.5 1.7

South

1,170 1,165 1,194 1,197 1,199 1,190 2.3 2.2 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3

Midwest

607 684 673 691 660 658 1.9 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.0 2.0

West

546 700 703 661 713 679 1.7 2.1 2.1 2.0 2.2 2.1

Footnotes
(1) Quits are the number of quits during the entire month.
(2) The quits rate is the number of quits during the entire month as a percent of total employment.
(3) No regular seasonal movements could be identified in this series; therefore, identical numbers appear for the unadjusted and seasonally adjusted series.
(4) 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