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)
Apr.
2016
Dec.
2016
Jan.
2017
Feb.
2017
Mar.
2017
Apr.
2017(p)
Apr.
2016
Dec.
2016
Jan.
2017
Feb.
2017
Mar.
2017
Apr.
2017(p)

Total

4,962 5,084 5,247 5,008 5,198 4,973 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.4 3.6 3.4

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,598 4,754 4,908 4,662 4,882 4,643 3.8 3.9 4.0 3.8 4.0 3.8

Mining and logging

30 22 32 32 25 24 4.4 3.3 4.8 4.7 3.6 3.4

Construction

339 369 361 339 374 372 5.1 5.4 5.3 4.9 5.4 5.4

Manufacturing

267 287 304 280 318 315 2.2 2.3 2.5 2.3 2.6 2.5

Durable goods

159 163 163 155 173 163 2.0 2.1 2.1 2.0 2.2 2.1

Nondurable goods

108 124 141 125 146 152 2.3 2.7 3.0 2.7 3.1 3.2

Trade, transportation, and utilities

992 958 1,012 1,056 1,063 928 3.6 3.5 3.7 3.9 3.9 3.4

Wholesale trade

140 142 150 135 132 115 2.4 2.4 2.5 2.3 2.2 1.9

Retail trade

685 631 670 749 745 645 4.3 4.0 4.2 4.7 4.7 4.1

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

167 185 192 171 186 168 3.0 3.3 3.4 3.1 3.3 3.0

Information

81 82 87 79 79 66 2.9 3.0 3.2 2.9 2.9 2.4

Financial activities

173 162 198 182 201 163 2.1 1.9 2.4 2.2 2.4 1.9

Finance and insurance

103 107 133 127 126 108 1.7 1.7 2.1 2.0 2.0 1.7

Real estate and rental and leasing

70 55 65 55 75 55 3.3 2.5 3.0 2.5 3.4 2.5

Professional and business services

1,031 1,132 1,068 999 1,033 1,035 5.2 5.5 5.2 4.9 5.0 5.0

Education and health services

556 596 639 548 635 595 2.5 2.6 2.8 2.4 2.8 2.6

Educational services

83 73 82 59 90 87 2.3 2.0 2.3 1.6 2.5 2.4

Health care and social assistance

473 522 557 488 545 508 2.5 2.7 2.9 2.5 2.8 2.6

Leisure and hospitality

955 974 987 968 966 927 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.1 6.1 5.8

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

130 156 135 140 137 137 5.9 7.0 6.0 6.2 6.1 6.1

Accommodation and food services

824 817 852 828 829 790 6.2 6.1 6.3 6.1 6.1 5.8

Other services

173 172 219 179 188 220 3.0 3.0 3.8 3.1 3.3 3.8

Government

364 330 339 347 315 331 1.6 1.5 1.5 1.6 1.4 1.5

Federal

44 41 38 35 37 37 1.6 1.4 1.4 1.2 1.3 1.3

State and local

320 289 301 312 278 294 1.7 1.5 1.5 1.6 1.4 1.5

State and local education

164 133 151 168 130 147 1.6 1.3 1.5 1.6 1.2 1.4

State and local, excluding education

156 156 149 144 148 147 1.7 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6

REGION(3)

Northeast

751 812 840 866 816 783 2.8 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.0 2.9

South

1,937 1,966 1,991 1,971 2,057 1,994 3.7 3.7 3.8 3.7 3.9 3.7

Midwest

1,076 1,128 1,177 1,057 1,162 1,069 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.3 3.6 3.3

West

1,198 1,178 1,239 1,114 1,163 1,128 3.6 3.5 3.7 3.3 3.5 3.4

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: June 06, 2017