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)
Apr.
2015
Mar.
2016
Apr.
2016(p)
Apr.
2015
Mar.
2016
Apr.
2016(p)

Total

2,734 2,651 2,938 1.9 1.9 2.0

INDUSTRY

Total private

2,615 2,520 2,805 2.2 2.1 2.3

Mining and logging

14 13 10 1.6 1.9 1.4

Construction

124 135 116 2.0 2.1 1.8

Manufacturing

147 135 144 1.2 1.1 1.2

Durable goods

87 77 82 1.1 1.0 1.1

Nondurable goods

61 58 62 1.3 1.3 1.4

Trade, transportation, and utilities

627 594 630 2.4 2.2 2.3

Wholesale trade

87 88 89 1.5 1.5 1.5

Retail trade

452 434 454 2.9 2.8 2.9

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

88 72 87 1.7 1.3 1.6

Information

42 32 39 1.5 1.1 1.4

Financial activities

121 96 107 1.5 1.2 1.3

Finance and insurance

82 51 67 1.4 0.8 1.1

Real estate and rental and leasing

39 45 39 1.9 2.2 1.9

Professional and business services

529 499 611 2.7 2.5 3.0

Education and health services

355 355 385 1.6 1.6 1.7

Educational services

30 25 30 0.8 0.7 0.8

Health care and social assistance

325 331 355 1.8 1.7 1.9

Leisure and hospitality

545 560 636 3.7 3.7 4.1

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

42 43 63 2.0 2.1 2.9

Accommodation and food services

503 517 573 3.9 4.0 4.3

Other services

110 101 128 2.0 1.8 2.3

Government

119 131 133 0.5 0.6 0.6

Federal

10 13 13 0.4 0.5 0.5

State and local

109 118 119 0.6 0.6 0.6

State and local education

43 47 47 0.4 0.4 0.4

State and local, excluding education

66 71 73 0.7 0.8 0.8

REGION(3)

Northeast

386 345 339 1.5 1.3 1.3

South

1,184 1,064 1,261 2.3 2.0 2.4

Midwest

575 602 635 1.8 1.9 2.0

West

589 640 703 1.8 2.0 2.1

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: June 08, 2016