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)
May
2014
Apr.
2015
May
2015(p)
May
2014
Apr.
2015
May
2015(p)

Total

2,565 2,761 2,748 1.8 2.0 1.9

INDUSTRY

Total private

2,401 2,645 2,569 2.1 2.2 2.1

Mining and logging

17 14 17 1.9 1.7 2.1

Construction

131 129 129 2.1 2.1 2.0

Manufacturing

129 149 126 1.1 1.2 1.0

Durable goods

75 86 74 1.0 1.1 1.0

Nondurable goods

54 62 52 1.2 1.4 1.1

Trade, transportation, and utilities

620 633 623 2.4 2.4 2.3

Wholesale trade

91 87 86 1.6 1.5 1.5

Retail trade

464 460 456 3.0 3.0 2.9

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

65 86 81 1.3 1.6 1.5

Information

44 41 42 1.6 1.5 1.5

Financial activities

85 118 108 1.1 1.5 1.3

Finance and insurance

53 79 65 0.9 1.3 1.1

Real estate and rental and leasing

32 39 43 1.6 1.9 2.1

Professional and business services

444 522 484 2.3 2.7 2.5

Education and health services

319 347 360 1.5 1.6 1.6

Educational services

39 31 46 1.1 0.9 1.3

Health care and social assistance

280 316 314 1.6 1.7 1.7

Leisure and hospitality

493 581 560 3.3 3.9 3.6

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

47 42 50 2.2 2.0 2.2

Accommodation and food services

446 540 510 3.5 4.2 3.9

Other services

119 111 120 2.1 2.0 2.1

Government

164 116 179 0.7 0.5 0.8

Federal

11 10 12 0.4 0.4 0.4

State and local

153 106 166 0.8 0.5 0.8

REGION(3)

Northeast

343 391 384 1.3 1.5 1.4

South

1,068 1,198 1,116 2.1 2.3 2.2

Midwest

585 588 620 1.9 1.8 1.9

West

568 584 628 1.8 1.8 2.0

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: July 07, 2015