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)
Apr.
2015
Mar.
2016
Apr.
2016(p)
Apr.
2015
Mar.
2016
Apr.
2016(p)

Total

4,813 4,446 4,846 3.4 3.1 3.4

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,583 4,206 4,599 3.9 3.5 3.8

Mining and logging

41 39 33 4.9 5.6 4.8

Construction

274 280 305 4.4 4.4 4.7

Manufacturing

257 267 275 2.1 2.2 2.2

Durable goods

155 161 160 2.0 2.1 2.1

Nondurable goods

102 105 115 2.3 2.3 2.5

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,000 915 987 3.8 3.4 3.6

Wholesale trade

133 144 158 2.3 2.4 2.7

Retail trade

704 635 688 4.6 4.0 4.4

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

163 137 141 3.1 2.5 2.6

Information

69 62 83 2.5 2.2 3.0

Financial activities

227 182 197 2.8 2.2 2.4

Finance and insurance

153 112 124 2.6 1.8 2.0

Real estate and rental and leasing

74 70 73 3.6 3.3 3.5

Professional and business services

1,106 970 1,073 5.7 4.9 5.3

Education and health services

518 498 550 2.3 2.2 2.4

Educational services

49 46 54 1.4 1.3 1.5

Health care and social assistance

469 452 495 2.5 2.4 2.6

Leisure and hospitality

915 811 902 6.1 5.4 5.9

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

154 113 130 7.4 5.5 6.0

Accommodation and food services

761 699 773 5.9 5.4 5.9

Other services

176 183 194 3.1 3.2 3.4

Government

230 241 247 1.0 1.1 1.1

Federal

32 34 35 1.2 1.2 1.3

State and local

198 207 212 1.0 1.0 1.1

State and local education

77 92 94 0.7 0.9 0.9

State and local, excluding education

121 115 118 1.4 1.3 1.3

REGION(3)

Northeast

722 650 741 2.8 2.5 2.8

South

1,979 1,695 1,955 3.9 3.3 3.7

Midwest

1,059 1,110 1,030 3.4 3.5 3.2

West

1,052 991 1,119 3.3 3.1 3.4

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