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)
June
2013
May
2014
June
2014(p)
June
2013
May
2014
June
2014(p)

Total

2,362 2,520 2,717 1.7 1.8 1.9

INDUSTRY

Total private

2,168 2,361 2,535 1.9 2.0 2.1

Mining and logging

17 18 15 1.9 2.0 1.6

Construction

112 130 122 1.9 2.2 2.0

Manufacturing

119 124 123 1.0 1.0 1.0

Durable goods

64 73 65 0.8 1.0 0.8

Nondurable goods

55 51 58 1.2 1.1 1.3

Trade, transportation, and utilities

468 601 603 1.8 2.3 2.3

Wholesale trade

63 89 72 1.1 1.5 1.2

Retail trade

333 447 442 2.2 2.9 2.9

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

72 65 89 1.4 1.3 1.7

Information

38 51 35 1.4 1.9 1.3

Financial activities

96 85 95 1.2 1.1 1.2

Finance and insurance

65 54 66 1.1 0.9 1.1

Real estate and rental and leasing

31 31 29 1.5 1.5 1.4

Professional and business services

454 443 479 2.4 2.3 2.5

Education and health services

311 302 363 1.5 1.4 1.7

Educational services

46 38 56 1.5 1.1 1.8

Health care and social assistance

265 264 306 1.5 1.5 1.7

Leisure and hospitality

475 492 593 3.2 3.3 3.9

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

50 50 60 2.2 2.3 2.5

Accommodation and food services

424 442 533 3.4 3.5 4.1

Other services

79 114 106 1.4 2.1 1.9

Government

194 159 182 0.9 0.7 0.8

Federal

11 11 11 0.4 0.4 0.4

State and local

183 148 171 1.0 0.8 0.9

REGION(3)

Northeast

326 332 338 1.3 1.3 1.3

South

962 1,033 1,201 1.9 2.0 2.4

Midwest

577 602 637 1.9 1.9 2.0

West

497 553 541 1.6 1.8 1.7

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: August 12, 2014