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)(2) Rates(3)
June
2014
Feb.
2015
Mar.
2015
Apr.
2015
May
2015
June
2015(p)
June
2014
Feb.
2015
Mar.
2015
Apr.
2015
May
2015
June
2015(p)

Total

2,469 2,720 2,769 2,709 2,730 2,748 1.8 1.9 2.0 1.9 1.9 1.9

INDUSTRY

Total private(4)

2,340 2,571 2,611 2,562 2,579 2,590 2.0 2.2 2.2 2.1 2.2 2.2

Construction

103 118 122 120 115 111 1.7 1.9 1.9 1.9 1.8 1.7

Manufacturing

113 131 129 141 122 139 0.9 1.1 1.0 1.1 1.0 1.1

Durable goods

60 75 72 80 71 79 0.8 1.0 0.9 1.0 0.9 1.0

Nondurable goods

53 56 56 62 51 60 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.4 1.1 1.3

Trade, transportation, and utilities(5)

583 564 649 611 624 628 2.2 2.1 2.4 2.3 2.3 2.3

Retail trade

437 413 492 446 444 469 2.8 2.7 3.2 2.9 2.8 3.0

Professional and business services

450 516 474 506 516 511 2.4 2.6 2.4 2.6 2.6 2.6

Education and health services(6)

321 388 353 346 358 350 1.5 1.8 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6

Health care and social assistance

284 357 313 309 315 309 1.6 1.9 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7

Leisure and hospitality

538 560 613 562 573 585 3.7 3.7 4.1 3.7 3.8 3.9

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

52 52 46 47 53 55 2.5 2.4 2.2 2.2 2.5 2.5

Accommodation and food services

486 508 567 515 520 531 3.9 3.9 4.4 4.0 4.0 4.1

Government(7)

129 149 158 147 151 158 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7

State and local

119 137 147 136 140 148 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.8

REGION(8)

Northeast

312 348 398 388 381 375 1.2 1.3 1.5 1.5 1.4 1.4

South

1,071 1,098 1,128 1,125 1,123 1,121 2.1 2.1 2.2 2.2 2.2 2.2

Midwest

563 631 629 603 632 607 1.8 2.0 2.0 1.9 2.0 1.9

West

524 643 613 593 595 646 1.7 2.0 1.9 1.9 1.9 2.0

Footnotes
(1) Quits are the number of quits during the entire month.
(2) Detail will not necessarily add to totals because of the independent seasonal adjustment of the various series and because not all series are shown.
(3) The quits rate is the number of quits during the entire month as a percent of total employment.
(4) Includes mining and logging, information, financial activities, and other services, not shown separately.
(5) Includes wholesale trade and transportation, warehousing, and utilities, not shown separately.
(6) Includes educational services, not shown separately.
(7) Includes federal government, not shown separately.
(8) 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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