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)
Mar.
2018
Nov.
2018
Dec.
2018
Jan.
2019
Feb.
2019
Mar.
2019(p)
Mar.
2018
Nov.
2018
Dec.
2018
Jan.
2019
Feb.
2019
Mar.
2019(p)

Total

5,446 5,597 5,469 5,532 5,576 5,434 3.7 3.7 3.6 3.7 3.7 3.6

INDUSTRY

Total private

5,108 5,230 5,122 5,146 5,206 5,102 4.1 4.1 4.0 4.0 4.1 4.0

Mining and logging

30 35 34 31 37 37 4.2 4.6 4.5 4.1 4.9 4.9

Construction

358 380 369 387 364 353 5.0 5.2 5.0 5.2 4.9 4.7

Manufacturing

351 361 342 355 347 366 2.8 2.8 2.7 2.8 2.7 2.9

Durable goods

200 203 175 174 192 203 2.5 2.5 2.2 2.2 2.4 2.5

Nondurable goods

151 157 167 180 154 163 3.2 3.3 3.5 3.8 3.2 3.4

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,087 1,141 1,134 1,098 1,114 1,119 3.9 4.1 4.1 3.9 4.0 4.0

Wholesale trade

131 165 143 141 141 144 2.2 2.8 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.4

Retail trade

753 741 765 735 720 729 4.8 4.7 4.8 4.6 4.6 4.6

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

203 235 226 222 253 246 3.4 3.9 3.7 3.6 4.2 4.0

Information

86 88 87 93 89 89 3.0 3.1 3.1 3.3 3.2 3.1

Financial activities

175 195 180 184 182 161 2.0 2.3 2.1 2.1 2.1 1.9

Finance and insurance

113 132 131 113 140 109 1.8 2.1 2.1 1.8 2.2 1.7

Real estate and rental and leasing

62 63 49 71 42 51 2.8 2.8 2.1 3.1 1.8 2.2

Professional and business services

1,139 1,092 1,116 1,085 1,122 1,123 5.5 5.1 5.3 5.1 5.3 5.3

Education and health services

675 651 652 662 710 652 2.9 2.7 2.7 2.8 3.0 2.7

Educational services

94 101 101 87 110 96 2.5 2.7 2.7 2.3 2.9 2.5

Health care and social assistance

581 549 551 575 600 556 2.9 2.7 2.7 2.8 3.0 2.7

Leisure and hospitality

999 1,056 1,007 1,043 1,044 1,017 6.2 6.4 6.1 6.3 6.3 6.1

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

184 177 153 151 166 134 7.7 7.3 6.3 6.1 6.7 5.4

Accommodation and food services

816 879 853 892 878 883 5.9 6.3 6.0 6.3 6.2 6.2

Other services

207 233 201 208 197 185 3.6 4.0 3.4 3.5 3.3 3.1

Government

338 367 347 386 370 333 1.5 1.6 1.5 1.7 1.6 1.5

Federal

33 35 44 32 36 37 1.2 1.3 1.6 1.2 1.3 1.3

State and local

306 332 304 353 335 296 1.6 1.7 1.5 1.8 1.7 1.5

State and local education

150 184 163 182 172 152 1.4 1.8 1.6 1.7 1.6 1.5

State and local, excluding education

156 147 141 172 162 143 1.7 1.6 1.5 1.9 1.8 1.5

REGION(3)

Northeast

855 790 820 770 779 851 3.1 2.9 3.0 2.8 2.8 3.1

South

2,150 2,253 2,197 2,280 2,378 2,243 4.0 4.1 4.0 4.1 4.3 4.1

Midwest

1,150 1,347 1,231 1,224 1,203 1,169 3.5 4.1 3.7 3.7 3.6 3.5

West

1,291 1,206 1,221 1,258 1,216 1,171 3.8 3.5 3.5 3.6 3.5 3.4

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.
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Last Modified Date: May 07, 2019