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JOLTS Historical Data: December 2000 - April 2001

Table 8. Quits levels(1) by industry and census region
 
(In thousands)
 
      Industry and census region           Dec.   Jan.   Feb.   Mar.   Apr.
                                           2000   2001   2001   2001   2001
 
Total.................................... 2,306  2,442  2,337  2,488  2,506
 
                 INDUSTRY 
 
 Total private........................... 2,178  2,257  2,211  2,382  2,395
  Mining.................................     8      6      6      8      7
  Construction...........................    77    111    155    169    186
  Manufacturing..........................   226    272    206    249    225
   Durable goods.........................   112    142    124    136    126
   Nondurable goods......................   114    129     82    113     98
  Transportation and public utilities....   109    123    140     97    121
  Wholesale trade........................    71     84    100    126    111
  Retail trade...........................   811    813    781    802    861
  Finance, insurance, and real estate....   130    107    116    130     91
  Services...............................   747    741    708    801    794
 
 Government..............................   128    185    126    106    111
  Federal................................    28     32     23     14     19
  State and local........................    99    153    102     92     92
 
              CENSUS REGION 
 
  Northeast..............................   369    340    343    406    365
  South..................................   794    909    982    920    961
  Midwest................................   601    683    575    581    616
  West...................................   542    511    437    581    564
 
 
   1 Quits are the number of quits 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