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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)
Nov.
2021
July
2022
Aug.
2022
Sept.
2022
Oct.
2022
Nov.
2022(p)
Nov.
2021
July
2022
Aug.
2022
Sept.
2022
Oct.
2022
Nov.
2022(p)

Total

6,197 5,794 6,058 5,665 5,756 5,870 4.2 3.8 4.0 3.7 3.8 3.8

INDUSTRY

Total private

5,810 5,450 5,692 5,270 5,385 5,503 4.6 4.2 4.4 4.0 4.1 4.2

Mining and logging

15 19 21 20 18 19 2.6 3.0 3.3 3.1 2.9 3.0

Construction

374 355 338 343 318 286 5.0 4.6 4.4 4.4 4.1 3.7

Manufacturing

418 414 417 374 388 393 3.3 3.2 3.2 2.9 3.0 3.0

Durable goods

243 226 231 203 200 207 3.1 2.8 2.9 2.5 2.5 2.6

Nondurable goods

175 188 186 170 187 186 3.7 3.9 3.8 3.5 3.8 3.8

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,338 1,199 1,319 1,212 1,221 1,287 4.8 4.2 4.6 4.2 4.2 4.5

Wholesale trade

167 153 152 136 147 165 2.9 2.6 2.6 2.3 2.5 2.8

Retail trade

899 743 803 752 769 741 5.8 4.7 5.1 4.8 4.9 4.7

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

272 303 364 324 305 381 4.0 4.3 5.1 4.6 4.3 5.4

Information

93 90 99 93 78 97 3.2 3.0 3.3 3.0 2.6 3.2

Financial activities

201 206 238 225 208 233 2.3 2.3 2.7 2.5 2.3 2.6

Finance and insurance

140 136 159 145 134 158 2.1 2.1 2.4 2.2 2.0 2.4

Real estate and rental and leasing

61 70 79 80 74 75 2.7 3.0 3.3 3.4 3.1 3.1

Professional and business services

1,227 1,220 1,115 1,043 1,108 1,128 5.6 5.5 5.0 4.6 4.9 5.0

Education and health services

857 737 777 737 733 821 3.6 3.0 3.2 3.0 3.0 3.3

Educational services

90 80 80 87 90 79 2.4 2.1 2.1 2.3 2.3 2.1

Health care and social assistance

767 657 696 650 643 742 3.8 3.2 3.4 3.1 3.1 3.5

Leisure and hospitality

1,072 1,006 1,144 1,032 1,086 1,063 7.2 6.4 7.3 6.5 6.8 6.6

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

132 159 159 145 143 150 6.1 6.9 6.9 6.2 6.1 6.4

Accommodation and food services

939 847 986 887 943 913 7.4 6.3 7.3 6.6 6.9 6.7

Other services

215 204 224 193 228 177 3.9 3.6 3.9 3.4 4.0 3.1

Government

387 344 365 395 371 367 1.7 1.5 1.6 1.8 1.7 1.6

Federal

41 40 40 43 40 41 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.5 1.4 1.4

State and local

345 304 325 352 331 326 1.8 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.7 1.7

State and local education

172 150 159 169 167 159 1.7 1.5 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.5

State and local, excluding education

173 153 166 183 164 167 1.9 1.7 1.8 2.0 1.8 1.8

REGION(3)

Northeast

922 870 879 789 781 765 3.5 3.2 3.2 2.9 2.9 2.8

South

2,550 2,447 2,645 2,346 2,454 2,442 4.6 4.3 4.7 4.1 4.3 4.3

Midwest

1,344 1,208 1,168 1,270 1,233 1,216 4.2 3.7 3.5 3.8 3.7 3.7

West

1,381 1,268 1,366 1,259 1,288 1,446 4.0 3.6 3.8 3.5 3.6 4.0

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: January 04, 2023