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)
Feb.
2015
Jan.
2016
Feb.
2016(p)
Feb.
2015
Jan.
2016
Feb.
2016(p)

Total

2,215 2,835 2,429 1.6 2.0 1.7

INDUSTRY

Total private

2,106 2,689 2,315 1.8 2.3 1.9

Mining and logging

10 18 9 1.2 2.4 1.2

Construction

97 75 81 1.6 1.2 1.3

Manufacturing

103 131 126 0.8 1.1 1.0

Durable goods

58 77 72 0.7 1.0 0.9

Nondurable goods

45 55 53 1.0 1.2 1.2

Trade, transportation, and utilities

482 673 545 1.8 2.5 2.0

Wholesale trade

58 92 79 1.0 1.6 1.4

Retail trade

356 496 397 2.3 3.2 2.5

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

68 85 68 1.3 1.6 1.3

Information

39 44 30 1.4 1.6 1.1

Financial activities

72 112 103 0.9 1.4 1.3

Finance and insurance

48 82 65 0.8 1.3 1.1

Real estate and rental and leasing

24 30 38 1.2 1.4 1.8

Professional and business services

441 559 485 2.3 2.8 2.5

Education and health services

320 357 314 1.5 1.6 1.4

Educational services

22 44 28 0.6 1.3 0.8

Health care and social assistance

298 313 287 1.6 1.7 1.5

Leisure and hospitality

432 603 534 3.0 4.1 3.6

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

33 52 49 1.7 2.6 2.5

Accommodation and food services

399 551 485 3.2 4.3 3.8

Other services

111 117 88 2.0 2.1 1.6

Government

109 146 115 0.5 0.7 0.5

Federal

10 14 11 0.3 0.5 0.4

State and local

100 132 104 0.5 0.7 0.5

State and local education

42 67 44 0.4 0.7 0.4

State and local, excluding education

58 65 60 0.7 0.7 0.7

REGION(3)

Northeast

278 418 338 1.1 1.6 1.3

South

933 1,193 978 1.8 2.3 1.9

Midwest

472 589 590 1.5 1.9 1.9

West

533 635 522 1.7 2.0 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: April 05, 2016