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)
Dec.
2013
Nov.
2014
Dec.
2014(p)
Dec.
2013
Nov.
2014
Dec.
2014(p)

Total

2,007 2,204 2,220 1.5 1.6 1.6

INDUSTRY

Total private

1,907 2,110 2,111 1.6 1.8 1.8

Mining and logging

15 15 10 1.7 1.6 1.1

Construction

58 65 106 1.0 1.1 1.7

Manufacturing

84 85 96 0.7 0.7 0.8

Durable goods

47 42 54 0.6 0.5 0.7

Nondurable goods

37 43 42 0.8 1.0 0.9

Trade, transportation, and utilities

467 556 573 1.7 2.0 2.1

Wholesale trade

35 84 68 0.6 1.4 1.1

Retail trade

340 395 416 2.1 2.5 2.6

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

92 77 89 1.8 1.4 1.7

Information

33 42 33 1.2 1.5 1.2

Financial activities

61 90 86 0.8 1.1 1.1

Finance and insurance

40 52 63 0.7 0.9 1.0

Real estate and rental and leasing

21 39 23 1.0 1.9 1.1

Professional and business services

483 401 384 2.6 2.0 2.0

Education and health services

264 270 270 1.2 1.2 1.2

Educational services

22 22 26 0.6 0.6 0.7

Health care and social assistance

242 248 244 1.3 1.4 1.3

Leisure and hospitality

363 494 478 2.6 3.4 3.3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

41 33 36 2.1 1.7 1.8

Accommodation and food services

323 461 442 2.6 3.7 3.5

Other services

80 91 74 1.5 1.7 1.3

Government

100 94 109 0.5 0.4 0.5

Federal

10 10 9 0.4 0.4 0.3

State and local

91 84 100 0.5 0.4 0.5

REGION(3)

Northeast

282 294 324 1.1 1.1 1.2

South

817 932 934 1.6 1.8 1.8

Midwest

430 504 446 1.4 1.6 1.4

West

478 473 516 1.5 1.5 1.6

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: February 10, 2015