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)
Aug.
2013
July
2014
Aug.
2014(p)
Aug.
2013
July
2014
Aug.
2014(p)

Total

3,053 2,962 3,209 2.2 2.1 2.3

INDUSTRY

Total private

2,854 2,798 2,977 2.5 2.4 2.5

Mining and logging

16 21 22 1.8 2.2 2.4

Construction

132 139 140 2.2 2.2 2.2

Manufacturing

150 150 166 1.2 1.2 1.4

Durable goods

72 79 99 0.9 1.0 1.3

Nondurable goods

78 70 67 1.7 1.6 1.5

Trade, transportation, and utilities

683 618 678 2.6 2.3 2.6

Wholesale trade

66 74 78 1.1 1.2 1.3

Retail trade

530 453 500 3.5 2.9 3.3

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

87 92 100 1.7 1.8 1.9

Information

67 42 50 2.5 1.5 1.9

Financial activities

147 115 147 1.9 1.4 1.8

Finance and insurance

98 82 88 1.7 1.4 1.5

Real estate and rental and leasing

49 33 59 2.4 1.6 2.8

Professional and business services

564 555 541 3.0 2.9 2.8

Education and health services

382 412 374 1.8 1.9 1.8

Educational services

62 50 59 2.0 1.6 1.9

Health care and social assistance

320 362 315 1.8 2.0 1.7

Leisure and hospitality

595 631 727 4.0 4.1 4.8

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

73 73 80 3.2 3.0 3.4

Accommodation and food services

522 558 648 4.1 4.3 5.0

Other services

118 115 133 2.1 2.1 2.4

Government

200 164 231 1.0 0.8 1.1

Federal

18 9 10 0.6 0.3 0.4

State and local

182 155 221 1.0 0.9 1.2

REGION(3)

Northeast

454 383 448 1.8 1.5 1.7

South

1,216 1,205 1,288 2.5 2.4 2.6

Midwest

706 679 793 2.3 2.2 2.5

West

678 695 680 2.2 2.2 2.2

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: October 07, 2014