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

Total

4,940 5,008 5,198 5,008 5,245 5,224 3.4 3.4 3.6 3.4 3.6 3.6

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,603 4,662 4,882 4,681 4,914 4,912 3.8 3.8 4.0 3.8 4.0 4.0

Mining and logging

27 32 25 23 31 25 4.1 4.7 3.6 3.3 4.3 3.5

Construction

291 339 374 377 341 351 4.3 4.9 5.4 5.5 5.0 5.1

Manufacturing

267 280 318 317 325 321 2.2 2.3 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6

Durable goods

163 155 173 162 171 182 2.1 2.0 2.2 2.1 2.2 2.4

Nondurable goods

104 125 146 155 153 139 2.2 2.7 3.1 3.3 3.3 3.0

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,025 1,056 1,063 948 1,051 1,058 3.8 3.9 3.9 3.5 3.8 3.9

Wholesale trade

138 135 132 116 116 128 2.4 2.3 2.2 2.0 2.0 2.2

Retail trade

699 749 745 663 747 735 4.4 4.7 4.7 4.2 4.7 4.6

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

188 171 186 168 187 195 3.4 3.1 3.3 3.0 3.3 3.5

Information

71 79 79 74 79 70 2.5 2.9 2.9 2.7 2.9 2.6

Financial activities

177 182 201 184 213 193 2.1 2.2 2.4 2.2 2.5 2.3

Finance and insurance

116 127 126 110 132 122 1.9 2.0 2.0 1.8 2.1 2.0

Real estate and rental and leasing

61 55 75 74 81 71 2.9 2.5 3.4 3.4 3.7 3.2

Professional and business services

964 999 1,033 1,001 1,116 1,142 4.8 4.9 5.0 4.9 5.4 5.5

Education and health services

613 548 635 594 625 610 2.7 2.4 2.8 2.6 2.7 2.6

Educational services

101 59 90 86 92 95 2.8 1.6 2.5 2.4 2.5 2.6

Health care and social assistance

512 488 545 508 532 515 2.7 2.5 2.8 2.6 2.7 2.6

Leisure and hospitality

952 968 966 943 942 936 6.1 6.1 6.1 5.9 5.9 5.9

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

154 140 137 133 137 148 6.9 6.2 6.1 5.9 6.1 6.5

Accommodation and food services

799 828 829 810 804 788 6.0 6.1 6.1 6.0 5.9 5.8

Other services

215 179 188 220 192 205 3.8 3.1 3.3 3.8 3.3 3.6

Government

338 347 315 328 331 313 1.5 1.6 1.4 1.5 1.5 1.4

Federal

34 35 37 34 26 30 1.2 1.2 1.3 1.2 0.9 1.1

State and local

303 312 278 293 305 283 1.6 1.6 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.4

State and local education

153 168 130 147 139 135 1.5 1.6 1.2 1.4 1.3 1.3

State and local, excluding education

150 144 148 147 166 147 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.8 1.6

REGION(3)

Northeast

767 866 816 808 839 847 2.9 3.2 3.0 3.0 3.1 3.1

South

1,883 1,971 2,057 1,992 2,190 2,120 3.6 3.7 3.9 3.7 4.1 4.0

Midwest

1,121 1,057 1,162 1,044 1,096 1,102 3.5 3.3 3.6 3.2 3.4 3.4

West

1,169 1,114 1,163 1,165 1,119 1,155 3.6 3.3 3.5 3.5 3.4 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.
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Last Modified Date: August 08, 2017