Table 10. Quits levels and rates by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted

Table 10. Quits levels and rates by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted(1)
Industry and region Levels (in thousands) Rates(2)
Sept.
2013
Aug.
2014
Sept.
2014(p)
Sept.
2013
Aug.
2014
Sept.
2014(p)

Total

2,554 3,245 2,993 1.9 2.3 2.1

INDUSTRY

Total private

2,424 3,014 2,805 2.1 2.5 2.4

Mining and logging

14 22 19 1.6 2.4 2.1

Construction

102 169 132 1.7 2.7 2.1

Manufacturing

129 168 149 1.1 1.4 1.2

Durable goods

69 97 80 0.9 1.2 1.0

Nondurable goods

60 72 70 1.3 1.6 1.5

Trade, transportation, and utilities

588 698 609 2.3 2.6 2.3

Wholesale trade

59 80 86 1.0 1.4 1.5

Retail trade

453 518 432 3.0 3.4 2.8

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

76 99 91 1.5 1.9 1.7

Information

33 50 40 1.2 1.9 1.5

Financial activities

111 135 108 1.4 1.7 1.3

Finance and insurance

72 85 73 1.2 1.4 1.2

Real estate and rental and leasing

39 49 35 1.9 2.4 1.7

Professional and business services

491 537 547 2.6 2.8 2.8

Education and health services

318 379 390 1.5 1.8 1.8

Educational services

39 58 44 1.2 1.9 1.3

Health care and social assistance

279 321 345 1.6 1.8 1.9

Leisure and hospitality

529 716 673 3.6 4.7 4.5

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

59 91 78 2.8 3.9 3.6

Accommodation and food services

470 625 595 3.8 4.8 4.7

Other services

110 140 138 2.0 2.5 2.5

Government

130 230 188 0.6 1.1 0.9

Federal

12 10 12 0.4 0.4 0.4

State and local

118 220 176 0.6 1.2 0.9

REGION(3)

Northeast

393 456 458 1.5 1.8 1.8

South

1,005 1,297 1,151 2.0 2.6 2.3

Midwest

607 815 733 2.0 2.6 2.3

West

550 676 651 1.8 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) 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 13, 2014