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
2017
Mar.
2018
Apr.
2018
May
2018
June
2018
July
2018(p)
July
2017
Mar.
2018
Apr.
2018
May
2018
June
2018
July
2018(p)

Total

5,406 5,321 5,424 5,419 5,514 5,534 3.7 3.6 3.7 3.6 3.7 3.7

INDUSTRY

Total private

5,065 4,986 5,085 5,093 5,172 5,187 4.1 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.1 4.1

Mining and logging

27 34 34 35 34 37 4.0 4.7 4.6 4.8 4.6 5.0

Construction

368 352 318 340 350 347 5.3 4.9 4.4 4.7 4.8 4.8

Manufacturing

332 342 343 342 337 346 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.6 2.7

Durable goods

195 198 198 193 180 187 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.4 2.3 2.3

Nondurable goods

137 145 145 149 156 159 2.9 3.0 3.0 3.1 3.3 3.3

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,019 1,067 1,104 1,073 1,116 1,139 3.7 3.8 4.0 3.9 4.0 4.1

Wholesale trade

145 131 136 119 131 125 2.5 2.2 2.3 2.0 2.2 2.1

Retail trade

690 732 757 726 778 812 4.4 4.6 4.7 4.6 4.9 5.1

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

184 205 211 228 207 202 3.2 3.5 3.6 3.9 3.5 3.4

Information

88 75 85 92 81 80 3.1 2.7 3.1 3.3 2.9 2.9

Financial activities

200 171 198 191 234 233 2.4 2.0 2.3 2.2 2.7 2.7

Finance and insurance

127 106 122 120 154 148 2.0 1.7 1.9 1.9 2.4 2.3

Real estate and rental and leasing

72 64 76 71 79 84 3.3 2.9 3.4 3.2 3.5 3.8

Professional and business services

1,147 1,163 1,114 1,143 1,132 1,072 5.6 5.6 5.3 5.5 5.4 5.1

Education and health services

619 615 641 652 665 659 2.7 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.8 2.8

Educational services

83 91 91 95 71 97 2.2 2.5 2.5 2.6 1.9 2.6

Health care and social assistance

536 525 549 557 594 561 2.7 2.7 2.8 2.8 3.0 2.8

Leisure and hospitality

1,008 973 1,050 1,038 1,018 1,047 6.3 6.0 6.5 6.4 6.2 6.4

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

205 145 176 166 173 130 8.8 6.2 7.5 7.1 7.4 5.5

Accommodation and food services

803 828 874 872 845 917 5.8 6.0 6.3 6.3 6.0 6.5

Other services

258 194 199 188 207 227 4.5 3.3 3.4 3.2 3.5 3.9

Government

341 335 339 326 341 348 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.6

Federal

38 39 35 31 32 35 1.4 1.4 1.3 1.1 1.2 1.2

State and local

303 296 304 295 309 313 1.6 1.5 1.6 1.5 1.6 1.6

State and local education

150 149 160 144 153 157 1.4 1.4 1.5 1.4 1.5 1.5

State and local, excluding education

152 147 144 150 156 156 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.7

REGION(3)

Northeast

875 773 802 795 857 781 3.2 2.8 2.9 2.9 3.1 2.8

South

2,148 2,166 2,194 2,173 2,189 2,300 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.2

Midwest

1,213 1,125 1,144 1,237 1,236 1,249 3.7 3.4 3.5 3.8 3.7 3.8

West

1,171 1,258 1,285 1,214 1,232 1,204 3.5 3.7 3.8 3.6 3.6 3.5

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

NOTE: Total nonfarm, government, federal government, and regional data in this table have been corrected for the months January 2011 through March 2018.

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Last Modified Date: September 11, 2018