Table 9. Total separations levels and rates by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted

Table 9. Total separations levels and rates by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted(1)
Industry and region Levels (in thousands) Rates(2)
Sept.
2015
Aug.
2016
Sept.
2016(p)
Sept.
2015
Aug.
2016
Sept.
2016(p)

Total

5,341 6,105 5,238 3.7 4.2 3.6

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,978 5,584 4,823 4.1 4.5 3.9

Mining and logging

36 34 26 4.5 5.0 3.8

Construction

320 370 286 4.8 5.3 4.2

Manufacturing

300 344 293 2.4 2.8 2.4

Durable goods

181 201 172 2.3 2.6 2.2

Nondurable goods

120 142 121 2.6 3.1 2.6

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,013 1,151 1,040 3.8 4.2 3.8

Wholesale trade

132 164 125 2.2 2.7 2.1

Retail trade

710 827 708 4.6 5.2 4.5

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

171 160 206 3.1 2.9 3.8

Information

80 82 76 2.9 2.9 2.8

Financial activities

180 224 163 2.2 2.7 2.0

Finance and insurance

111 158 106 1.8 2.6 1.7

Real estate and rental and leasing

69 65 57 3.3 3.0 2.6

Professional and business services

1,020 1,139 1,003 5.1 5.6 4.9

Education and health services

574 731 570 2.6 3.3 2.5

Educational services

73 137 74 2.2 4.3 2.1

Health care and social assistance

501 593 496 2.7 3.1 2.6

Leisure and hospitality

1,199 1,273 1,145 7.8 7.8 7.3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

257 269 240 11.5 10.6 10.4

Accommodation and food services

942 1,003 905 7.2 7.3 6.7

Other services

256 237 219 4.6 4.1 3.8

Government

363 521 415 1.7 2.5 1.9

Federal

37 40 39 1.3 1.4 1.4

State and local

326 481 376 1.7 2.6 1.9

State and local education

131 231 133 1.3 2.6 1.3

State and local, excluding education

195 249 243 2.2 2.7 2.7

REGION(3)

Northeast

950 1,106 959 3.6 4.1 3.6

South

2,015 2,360 1,930 3.9 4.5 3.7

Midwest

1,159 1,308 1,093 3.6 4.1 3.4

West

1,217 1,331 1,256 3.8 4.0 3.8

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: November 08, 2016