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

Total

5,296 5,173 5,322 5,424 5,419 5,502 3.6 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.6 3.7

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,970 4,844 4,986 5,085 5,093 5,162 4.0 3.9 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.1

Mining and logging

24 32 34 34 35 35 3.5 4.4 4.7 4.6 4.8 4.8

Construction

342 305 352 318 340 357 4.9 4.3 4.9 4.4 4.7 4.9

Manufacturing

318 350 342 343 342 330 2.6 2.8 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.6

Durable goods

182 192 198 198 193 185 2.4 2.4 2.5 2.5 2.4 2.3

Nondurable goods

136 159 145 145 149 145 2.9 3.3 3.0 3.0 3.1 3.1

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,076 1,010 1,067 1,104 1,073 1,110 3.9 3.6 3.8 4.0 3.9 4.0

Wholesale trade

139 135 131 136 119 133 2.4 2.3 2.2 2.3 2.0 2.2

Retail trade

743 672 732 757 726 767 4.7 4.2 4.6 4.7 4.6 4.8

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

194 202 205 211 228 211 3.4 3.5 3.5 3.6 3.9 3.6

Information

72 84 75 85 92 89 2.6 3.0 2.7 3.1 3.3 3.2

Financial activities

190 199 171 198 191 225 2.2 2.3 2.0 2.3 2.2 2.6

Finance and insurance

120 148 106 122 120 146 1.9 2.3 1.7 1.9 1.9 2.3

Real estate and rental and leasing

70 51 64 76 71 79 3.2 2.3 2.9 3.4 3.2 3.5

Professional and business services

1,120 1,081 1,163 1,114 1,143 1,123 5.5 5.2 5.6 5.3 5.5 5.4

Education and health services

624 644 615 641 652 675 2.7 2.7 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.9

Educational services

92 96 91 91 95 79 2.5 2.6 2.5 2.5 2.6 2.1

Health care and social assistance

532 548 525 549 557 596 2.7 2.8 2.7 2.8 2.8 3.0

Leisure and hospitality

990 984 973 1,050 1,038 1,017 6.2 6.1 6.0 6.5 6.4 6.2

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

164 157 145 176 166 185 7.0 6.7 6.2 7.5 7.1 7.9

Accommodation and food services

826 827 828 874 872 832 6.0 5.9 6.0 6.3 6.3 6.0

Other services

214 155 194 199 188 200 3.7 2.7 3.3 3.4 3.2 3.4

Government

- - - - - - - - - - - -

Federal

- - - - - - - - - - - -

State and local

287 288 296 304 295 304 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.6 1.5 1.6

State and local education

133 142 149 160 144 152 1.3 1.4 1.4 1.5 1.4 1.5

State and local, excluding education

154 147 147 144 150 152 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.7

REGION(3)

Northeast

856 758 773 802 795 806 3.2 2.8 2.8 2.9 2.9 2.9

South

2,110 2,123 2,166 2,194 2,173 2,223 3.9 3.9 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.1

Midwest

1,142 1,045 1,125 1,144 1,237 1,222 3.5 3.2 3.4 3.5 3.8 3.7

West

1,188 1,248 1,258 1,285 1,214 1,252 3.5 3.7 3.7 3.8 3.6 3.7

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

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Last Modified Date: August 07, 2018