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JOLTS Historical Data: December 2000 - April 2001

Table 6. Total separations levels(1) by industry and census region
 
(In thousands)
 
      Industry and census region           Dec.   Jan.   Feb.   Mar.   Apr.
                                           2000   2001   2001   2001   2001
 
Total.................................... 4,474  4,709  3,737  4,436  4,156
 
                 INDUSTRY 
 
 Total private........................... 4,183  4,422  3,545  4,266  3,949
  Mining.................................    13     16      9     14     14
  Construction...........................   447    342    406    352    302
  Manufacturing..........................   521    569    503    568    522
   Durable goods.........................   262    349    294    303    336
   Nondurable goods......................   258    220    209    266    187
  Transportation and public utilities....   220    235    193    196    214
  Wholesale trade........................   208    195    160    219    223
  Retail trade........................... 1,281  1,584    990  1,340  1,180
  Finance, insurance, and real estate....   181    155    167    191    152
  Services............................... 1,312  1,326  1,117  1,386  1,341
 
 Government..............................   292    288    192    170    207
  Federal................................    65     52     34     21     26
  State and local........................   227    236    158    149    180
 
              CENSUS REGION 
 
  Northeast..............................   717    665    517    700    661
  South.................................. 1,426  1,625  1,445  1,737  1,584
  Midwest................................ 1,071  1,286  1,041    928    995
  West................................... 1,260  1,134    734  1,072    915
 
 
   1 Total separations are the number of total separations during the 
entire month.
   NOTE: The States (including the District of Columbia) that comprise the
census 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.

Last Modified Date: July 30, 2002