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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)
July
2019
Mar.
2020
Apr.
2020
May
2020
June
2020
July
2020(p)
July
2019
Mar.
2020
Apr.
2020
May
2020
June
2020
July
2020(p)

Total

5,769 14,643 9,975 4,236 4,899 5,007 3.8 9.7 7.6 3.2 3.6 3.6

INDUSTRY

Total private

5,427 14,243 9,536 3,935 4,656 4,722 4.2 11.1 8.8 3.5 4.0 4.0

Mining and logging

26 42 67 31 28 28 3.6 6.0 10.2 4.9 4.4 4.5

Construction

381 756 835 292 343 354 5.1 9.9 12.7 4.2 4.8 4.9

Manufacturing

325 804 762 285 392 353 2.5 6.3 6.6 2.4 3.2 2.9

Durable goods

177 474 511 180 241 197 2.2 5.9 7.2 2.5 3.2 2.6

Nondurable goods

148 329 251 105 152 157 3.1 6.9 5.8 2.4 3.4 3.5

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,218 2,408 1,953 936 1,077 1,167 4.4 8.7 8.0 3.8 4.2 4.5

Wholesale trade

168 252 281 166 166 146 2.8 4.2 5.1 3.0 2.9 2.6

Retail trade

801 1,654 1,267 530 640 752 5.1 10.6 9.5 3.9 4.4 5.1

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

249 502 405 240 271 269 4.0 8.1 7.2 4.3 4.8 4.7

Information

109 107 128 56 54 55 3.8 3.7 4.9 2.2 2.1 2.1

Financial activities

236 350 299 160 177 190 2.7 4.0 3.5 1.9 2.1 2.2

Finance and insurance

146 169 112 104 122 118 2.3 2.6 1.7 1.6 1.9 1.8

Real estate and rental and leasing

90 181 187 57 55 73 3.9 7.7 8.8 2.7 2.6 3.4

Professional and business services

1,144 1,714 1,359 875 926 1,008 5.4 8.0 7.1 4.5 4.7 5.1

Education and health services

674 1,747 1,323 538 603 584 2.8 7.1 6.1 2.4 2.6 2.5

Educational services

84 327 277 58 55 67 2.2 8.6 8.3 1.7 1.6 1.9

Health care and social assistance

589 1,420 1,046 480 548 517 2.9 6.9 5.7 2.5 2.8 2.7

Leisure and hospitality

1,108 5,345 1,989 640 858 807 6.7 32.7 23.2 6.4 7.2 6.4

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

148 599 314 105 136 116 6.1 24.5 27.2 8.8 9.2 7.4

Accommodation and food services

959 4,746 1,675 534 722 691 6.8 34.1 22.5 6.1 6.9 6.3

Other services

206 969 821 121 199 175 3.5 16.4 17.9 2.5 3.9 3.3

Government

342 400 439 302 243 285 1.5 1.8 2.0 1.4 1.1 1.3

Federal

37 39 39 53 42 46 1.3 1.4 1.3 1.9 1.5 1.6

State and local

305 361 400 248 200 239 1.5 1.8 2.1 1.4 1.1 1.3

State and local education

158 180 170 128 70 119 1.5 1.7 1.7 1.3 0.7 1.2

State and local, excluding education

148 181 230 120 130 120 1.6 1.9 2.6 1.4 1.5 1.4

REGION(3)

Northeast

861 2,807 1,851 727 841 766 3.1 10.1 7.7 3.0 3.3 3.0

South

2,235 4,978 3,429 1,675 1,862 1,851 4.0 9.0 7.2 3.4 3.7 3.6

Midwest

1,254 3,635 2,170 900 1,080 1,170 3.8 11.0 7.6 3.1 3.6 3.9

West

1,419 3,222 2,525 933 1,115 1,220 4.0 9.1 8.3 3.0 3.5 3.8

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 09, 2020