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
2016
Mar.
2017
Apr.
2017
May
2017
June
2017
July
2017(p)
July
2016
Mar.
2017
Apr.
2017
May
2017
June
2017
July
2017(p)

Total

5,001 5,198 5,008 5,245 5,309 5,332 3.5 3.6 3.4 3.6 3.6 3.6

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,674 4,882 4,681 4,914 4,997 5,008 3.8 4.0 3.8 4.0 4.0 4.0

Mining and logging

24 25 23 31 25 28 3.6 3.6 3.3 4.3 3.5 3.9

Construction

311 374 377 341 340 373 4.6 5.4 5.5 5.0 4.9 5.4

Manufacturing

269 318 317 325 315 321 2.2 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.5 2.6

Durable goods

160 173 162 171 182 179 2.1 2.2 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.3

Nondurable goods

109 146 155 153 133 142 2.3 3.1 3.3 3.3 2.9 3.0

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,017 1,063 948 1,051 1,063 1,012 3.7 3.9 3.5 3.8 3.9 3.7

Wholesale trade

146 132 116 116 131 141 2.5 2.2 2.0 2.0 2.2 2.4

Retail trade

697 745 663 747 737 690 4.4 4.7 4.2 4.7 4.7 4.4

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

174 186 168 187 196 182 3.1 3.3 3.0 3.3 3.5 3.2

Information

83 79 74 79 67 78 3.0 2.9 2.7 2.9 2.4 2.8

Financial activities

171 201 184 213 200 197 2.1 2.4 2.2 2.5 2.4 2.3

Finance and insurance

105 126 110 132 130 121 1.7 2.0 1.8 2.1 2.1 1.9

Real estate and rental and leasing

66 75 74 81 70 75 3.1 3.4 3.4 3.7 3.2 3.4

Professional and business services

1,070 1,033 1,001 1,116 1,182 1,151 5.3 5.0 4.9 5.4 5.7 5.6

Education and health services

590 635 594 625 619 611 2.6 2.8 2.6 2.7 2.7 2.6

Educational services

90 90 86 92 93 74 2.5 2.5 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.0

Health care and social assistance

500 545 508 532 526 537 2.6 2.8 2.6 2.7 2.7 2.7

Leisure and hospitality

954 966 943 942 980 983 6.1 6.1 5.9 5.9 6.1 6.1

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

143 137 133 137 170 177 6.4 6.1 5.9 6.1 7.5 7.8

Accommodation and food services

811 829 810 804 809 807 6.1 6.1 6.0 5.9 5.9 5.9

Other services

185 188 220 192 206 255 3.3 3.3 3.8 3.3 3.6 4.4

Government

327 315 328 331 312 324 1.5 1.4 1.5 1.5 1.4 1.4

Federal

37 37 34 26 31 39 1.3 1.3 1.2 0.9 1.1 1.4

State and local

290 278 293 305 282 285 1.5 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.4 1.5

State and local education

131 130 147 139 131 139 1.3 1.2 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.3

State and local, excluding education

159 148 147 166 150 146 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.8 1.6 1.6

REGION(3)

Northeast

832 816 808 839 865 881 3.1 3.0 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3

South

1,976 2,057 1,992 2,190 2,164 2,139 3.8 3.9 3.7 4.1 4.1 4.0

Midwest

1,095 1,162 1,044 1,096 1,143 1,214 3.4 3.6 3.2 3.4 3.5 3.7

West

1,099 1,163 1,165 1,119 1,138 1,097 3.3 3.5 3.5 3.4 3.4 3.3

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.
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Last Modified Date: September 12, 2017