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Table 3. Total separations levels and rates by industry and region, seasonally adjusted

Table 3. Total separations levels and rates by industry and region, seasonally adjusted(1)
Industry and region Levels (in thousands) Rates(2)
July
2021
Mar.
2022
Apr.
2022
May
2022
June
2022
July
2022(p)
July
2021
Mar.
2022
Apr.
2022
May
2022
June
2022
July
2022(p)

Total

5,874 6,248 5,965 6,017 6,009 5,929 4.0 4.1 3.9 4.0 4.0 3.9

INDUSTRY

Total private

5,538 5,843 5,593 5,649 5,619 5,587 4.5 4.5 4.3 4.4 4.3 4.3

Mining and logging

17 21 17 23 21 21 2.9 3.4 2.8 3.7 3.3 3.2

Construction

346 380 341 336 325 350 4.7 5.0 4.5 4.4 4.2 4.5

Manufacturing

412 488 462 438 446 437 3.3 3.8 3.6 3.4 3.5 3.4

Durable goods

214 255 248 229 239 226 2.8 3.2 3.1 2.9 3.0 2.8

Nondurable goods

198 233 214 209 207 211 4.2 4.9 4.4 4.3 4.3 4.3

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,270 1,302 1,244 1,231 1,194 1,274 4.6 4.5 4.3 4.3 4.2 4.4

Wholesale trade

169 151 172 185 161 162 3.0 2.6 2.9 3.1 2.7 2.8

Retail trade

855 871 793 776 746 760 5.6 5.5 5.0 4.9 4.7 4.8

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

246 281 279 271 287 352 3.7 4.0 4.0 3.8 4.1 5.0

Information

86 79 84 86 95 91 3.0 2.7 2.8 2.9 3.1 3.0

Financial activities

212 218 249 220 201 190 2.4 2.4 2.8 2.5 2.3 2.1

Finance and insurance

144 156 152 151 144 124 2.2 2.4 2.3 2.3 2.2 1.9

Real estate and rental and leasing

69 62 97 70 58 66 3.0 2.7 4.1 2.9 2.4 2.8

Professional and business services

1,214 1,267 1,192 1,193 1,229 1,251 5.7 5.7 5.4 5.4 5.5 5.6

Education and health services

700 761 777 824 806 741 3.0 3.2 3.2 3.4 3.3 3.0

Educational services

72 96 94 97 82 78 2.0 2.6 2.5 2.6 2.2 2.0

Health care and social assistance

629 665 683 728 723 664 3.1 3.3 3.3 3.6 3.5 3.2

Leisure and hospitality

1,064 1,077 1,000 1,069 1,074 1,015 7.5 7.0 6.4 6.9 6.9 6.4

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

127 140 141 161 156 161 6.3 6.2 6.2 7.0 6.8 6.9

Accommodation and food services

938 937 859 908 918 854 7.7 7.1 6.5 6.8 6.9 6.4

Other services

215 249 228 228 229 218 3.9 4.4 4.0 4.0 4.0 3.8

Government

336 405 373 368 390 342 1.5 1.8 1.7 1.7 1.8 1.5

Federal

44 41 43 46 47 40 1.5 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.4

State and local

292 364 330 323 343 302 1.5 1.9 1.7 1.7 1.8 1.6

State and local education

141 201 168 150 169 142 1.4 2.0 1.6 1.4 1.6 1.4

State and local, excluding education

150 163 162 173 174 160 1.7 1.8 1.8 1.9 1.9 1.8

REGION(3)

Northeast

875 875 900 857 845 868 3.4 3.3 3.3 3.2 3.1 3.2

South

2,470 2,698 2,482 2,511 2,619 2,532 4.5 4.8 4.4 4.4 4.6 4.5

Midwest

1,247 1,217 1,274 1,216 1,230 1,228 3.9 3.7 3.9 3.7 3.7 3.7

West

1,282 1,457 1,309 1,432 1,315 1,301 3.8 4.1 3.7 4.1 3.7 3.7

Footnotes
(1) Total separations are the number of total separations during the entire month.
(2) The total separations rate is the number of total separations 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.
(p) Preliminary

Last Modified Date: August 30, 2022