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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)
Mar.
2021
Nov.
2021
Dec.
2021
Jan.
2022
Feb.
2022
Mar.
2022(p)
Mar.
2021
Nov.
2021
Dec.
2021
Jan.
2022
Feb.
2022
Mar.
2022(p)

Total

5,540 6,197 6,042 6,044 6,082 6,321 3.8 4.2 4.1 4.0 4.0 4.2

INDUSTRY

Total private

5,212 5,810 5,648 5,673 5,676 5,917 4.3 4.6 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.6

Mining and logging

15 15 17 18 17 21 2.8 2.6 2.9 3.1 2.9 3.5

Construction

353 374 329 325 344 389 4.8 5.0 4.4 4.3 4.5 5.1

Manufacturing

414 418 434 457 473 484 3.4 3.3 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8

Durable goods

235 243 244 246 261 251 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.3 3.2

Nondurable goods

179 175 190 211 212 233 3.9 3.7 4.0 4.5 4.4 4.9

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,188 1,338 1,330 1,308 1,311 1,371 4.3 4.8 4.7 4.6 4.6 4.8

Wholesale trade

153 167 142 161 156 159 2.7 2.9 2.5 2.8 2.7 2.7

Retail trade

744 899 916 865 895 931 4.9 5.8 5.9 5.5 5.7 5.9

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

292 272 272 282 260 280 4.5 4.0 4.0 4.1 3.7 4.0

Information

87 93 112 122 83 82 3.1 3.2 3.8 4.2 2.9 2.8

Financial activities

195 201 206 233 201 202 2.2 2.3 2.3 2.6 2.3 2.3

Finance and insurance

128 140 135 163 144 141 2.0 2.1 2.1 2.5 2.2 2.1

Real estate and rental and leasing

67 61 70 70 57 62 3.0 2.7 3.0 3.0 2.4 2.6

Professional and business services

1,106 1,227 1,150 1,133 1,178 1,254 5.3 5.6 5.3 5.2 5.4 5.7

Education and health services

690 857 800 805 785 775 2.9 3.6 3.3 3.4 3.3 3.2

Educational services

80 90 84 89 102 93 2.3 2.4 2.3 2.4 2.7 2.5

Health care and social assistance

611 767 716 716 683 682 3.0 3.8 3.5 3.5 3.4 3.3

Leisure and hospitality

958 1,072 1,029 1,052 1,054 1,103 7.1 7.2 6.8 6.9 6.8 7.1

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

107 132 123 143 134 143 5.9 6.1 5.6 6.5 6.0 6.3

Accommodation and food services

851 939 906 909 920 960 7.3 7.4 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.2

Other services

204 215 241 219 229 237 3.8 3.9 4.3 3.9 4.1 4.2

Government

328 387 395 371 407 404 1.5 1.7 1.8 1.7 1.8 1.8

Federal

38 41 57 44 42 42 1.3 1.4 2.0 1.5 1.5 1.4

State and local

290 345 338 327 365 362 1.5 1.8 1.8 1.7 1.9 1.9

State and local education

139 172 174 160 192 199 1.4 1.7 1.7 1.6 1.9 1.9

State and local, excluding education

151 173 163 167 173 164 1.7 1.9 1.8 1.9 1.9 1.8

REGION(3)

Northeast

818 922 815 881 905 900 3.2 3.5 3.1 3.3 3.4 3.3

South

2,251 2,550 2,507 2,413 2,454 2,659 4.2 4.6 4.5 4.3 4.4 4.7

Midwest

1,243 1,344 1,341 1,254 1,269 1,236 4.0 4.2 4.1 3.9 3.9 3.8

West

1,228 1,381 1,380 1,497 1,455 1,526 3.7 4.0 4.0 4.3 4.2 4.3

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: May 03, 2022