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.
2015
Aug.
2016
Sept.
2016(p)
Sept.
2015
Aug.
2016
Sept.
2016(p)

Total

2,929 3,851 3,270 2.1 2.7 2.3

INDUSTRY

Total private

2,776 3,595 3,059 2.3 2.9 2.5

Mining and logging

17 17 17 2.2 2.5 2.5

Construction

140 187 117 2.1 2.7 1.7

Manufacturing

161 198 164 1.3 1.6 1.3

Durable goods

95 105 94 1.2 1.4 1.2

Nondurable goods

66 93 71 1.4 2.0 1.5

Trade, transportation, and utilities

662 811 727 2.5 3.0 2.7

Wholesale trade

92 106 80 1.6 1.8 1.3

Retail trade

478 603 508 3.1 3.8 3.2

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

92 102 139 1.7 1.9 2.5

Information

42 50 53 1.5 1.8 1.9

Financial activities

100 130 85 1.2 1.5 1.0

Finance and insurance

64 92 55 1.1 1.5 0.9

Real estate and rental and leasing

36 37 30 1.7 1.7 1.4

Professional and business services

481 726 597 2.4 3.6 2.9

Education and health services

361 478 402 1.6 2.1 1.8

Educational services

43 89 49 1.3 2.8 1.4

Health care and social assistance

318 389 354 1.7 2.0 1.8

Leisure and hospitality

699 848 784 4.5 5.2 5.0

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

77 113 99 3.4 4.4 4.3

Accommodation and food services

622 736 685 4.7 5.4 5.1

Other services

114 150 113 2.0 2.6 2.0

Government

153 256 211 0.7 1.2 1.0

Federal

14 18 14 0.5 0.6 0.5

State and local

140 238 197 0.7 1.3 1.0

State and local education

72 124 87 0.7 1.4 0.8

State and local, excluding education

68 113 111 0.8 1.2 1.2

REGION(3)

Northeast

464 587 511 1.8 2.2 1.9

South

1,153 1,528 1,282 2.2 2.9 2.4

Midwest

673 835 673 2.1 2.6 2.1

West

640 901 804 2.0 2.7 2.4

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 08, 2016