Table 15. Annual total separations levels by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted

Table 15. Annual total separations levels by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted(1) [in thousands]
Industry and region 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015

Total

48,214 50,143 51,951 55,625 58,943

INDUSTRY

Total private

44,760 46,638 48,443 52,098 54,957

Mining and logging

242 357 334 363 448

Construction

3,967 3,886 3,639 3,433 3,618

Manufacturing

2,838 2,810 2,775 2,927 3,142

Durable goods

1,546 1,654 1,651 1,672 1,873

Nondurable goods

1,292 1,155 1,125 1,256 1,270

Trade, transportation, and utilities

9,503 10,082 10,578 12,196 12,536

Wholesale trade

1,391 1,477 1,369 1,666 1,607

Retail trade

6,495 6,844 7,397 8,556 8,798

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

1,618 1,760 1,811 1,973 2,132

Information

738 758 804 883 920

Financial activities

1,851 2,104 2,331 2,203 2,218

Finance and insurance

1,162 1,361 1,545 1,457 1,477

Real estate and rental and leasing

687 741 789 746 742

Professional and business services

9,805 10,011 10,504 11,439 11,972

Education and health services

5,441 5,802 6,164 6,358 6,648

Educational services

821 867 863 896 929

Health care and social assistance

4,620 4,934 5,302 5,462 5,718

Leisure and hospitality

8,211 8,652 9,147 10,118 11,046

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

1,477 1,470 1,502 1,720 1,705

Accommodation and food services

6,736 7,180 7,647 8,399 9,343

Other services

2,164 2,178 2,161 2,179 2,413

Government

3,451 3,504 3,509 3,526 3,984

Federal

372 395 440 382 462

State and local

3,080 3,108 3,070 3,144 3,524

State and local education

1,625 1,539 1,567 1,481 1,735

State and local, excluding education

1,456 1,570 1,501 1,665 1,789

REGION(2)

Northeast

8,125 8,291 8,473 8,738 9,207

South

18,515 19,728 20,353 21,945 23,354

Midwest

11,077 11,342 11,161 12,253 12,972

West

10,494 10,783 11,965 12,690 13,408

Footnotes
(1) The annual total separations level is the total number of total separations during the entire year.
(2) 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.

NOTE: Data have been revised to incorporate the annual updates to the Current Employment Statistics employment estimates.

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Last Modified Date: March 17, 2016