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
2018
Mar.
2019
Apr.
2019
May
2019
June
2019
July
2019(p)
July
2018
Mar.
2019
Apr.
2019
May
2019
June
2019
July
2019(p)

Total

5,675 5,508 5,687 5,557 5,513 5,759 3.8 3.7 3.8 3.7 3.6 3.8

INDUSTRY

Total private

5,281 5,171 5,335 5,208 5,174 5,419 4.2 4.0 4.2 4.1 4.0 4.2

Mining and logging

38 38 31 24 24 28 5.1 5.1 4.1 3.2 3.1 3.7

Construction

365 350 405 390 407 379 5.0 4.7 5.4 5.2 5.4 5.1

Manufacturing

364 364 357 334 331 325 2.9 2.8 2.8 2.6 2.6 2.5

Durable goods

194 204 205 188 180 178 2.4 2.5 2.5 2.3 2.2 2.2

Nondurable goods

170 161 152 147 151 148 3.6 3.4 3.2 3.1 3.2 3.1

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,124 1,115 1,137 1,134 1,118 1,177 4.1 4.0 4.1 4.1 4.0 4.2

Wholesale trade

131 138 136 148 152 166 2.2 2.3 2.3 2.5 2.6 2.8

Retail trade

782 738 781 768 767 770 4.9 4.7 4.9 4.9 4.9 4.9

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

210 239 219 219 199 241 3.5 3.9 3.6 3.6 3.3 3.9

Information

84 91 105 91 90 111 3.0 3.2 3.8 3.2 3.2 3.9

Financial activities

217 172 225 211 219 227 2.5 2.0 2.6 2.4 2.5 2.6

Finance and insurance

140 120 135 134 125 138 2.2 1.9 2.1 2.1 2.0 2.2

Real estate and rental and leasing

77 51 90 78 94 88 3.4 2.2 3.9 3.4 4.1 3.8

Professional and business services

1,129 1,150 1,174 1,139 1,059 1,157 5.4 5.4 5.5 5.3 4.9 5.4

Education and health services

647 683 637 622 611 678 2.7 2.8 2.6 2.6 2.5 2.8

Educational services

104 91 91 95 89 98 2.8 2.4 2.4 2.5 2.3 2.6

Health care and social assistance

543 592 546 527 522 580 2.7 2.9 2.7 2.6 2.6 2.8

Leisure and hospitality

1,106 1,014 1,067 1,047 1,096 1,116 6.8 6.1 6.4 6.3 6.6 6.7

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

192 132 147 173 136 151 8.0 5.3 6.0 7.0 5.6 6.2

Accommodation and food services

915 882 919 874 960 965 6.5 6.2 6.5 6.1 6.7 6.8

Other services

207 193 197 215 218 222 3.5 3.3 3.3 3.6 3.7 3.7

Government

394 337 353 349 339 340 1.8 1.5 1.6 1.5 1.5 1.5

Federal

38 41 32 34 33 37 1.3 1.5 1.1 1.2 1.2 1.3

State and local

356 297 321 315 306 304 1.8 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.5

State and local education

164 156 165 178 174 169 1.6 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.7 1.6

State and local, excluding education

192 140 156 137 132 135 2.1 1.5 1.7 1.5 1.4 1.5

REGION(3)

Northeast

861 856 816 924 896 848 3.1 3.1 2.9 3.3 3.2 3.0

South

2,237 2,315 2,344 2,078 2,114 2,203 4.1 4.2 4.2 3.8 3.8 4.0

Midwest

1,277 1,160 1,236 1,216 1,224 1,292 3.9 3.5 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.9

West

1,299 1,177 1,292 1,339 1,278 1,417 3.8 3.4 3.7 3.8 3.7 4.0

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: September 10, 2019