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.
2017
Dec.
2017
Jan.
2018
Feb.
2018
Mar.
2018
Apr.
2018(p)
Apr.
2017
Dec.
2017
Jan.
2018
Feb.
2018
Mar.
2018
Apr.
2018(p)

Total

5,111 5,314 5,319 5,173 5,322 5,408 3.5 3.6 3.6 3.5 3.6 3.6

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,775 4,959 4,989 4,844 4,986 5,054 3.9 4.0 4.0 3.9 4.0 4.0

Mining and logging

19 31 31 32 34 30 2.9 4.5 4.4 4.4 4.7 4.1

Construction

380 291 337 305 352 324 5.5 4.1 4.7 4.3 4.9 4.5

Manufacturing

314 337 343 350 342 333 2.5 2.7 2.7 2.8 2.7 2.6

Durable goods

164 189 195 192 198 193 2.1 2.4 2.5 2.4 2.5 2.4

Nondurable goods

150 148 148 159 145 140 3.2 3.1 3.1 3.3 3.0 3.0

Trade, transportation, and utilities

960 1,050 1,061 1,010 1,067 1,093 3.5 3.8 3.8 3.6 3.8 3.9

Wholesale trade

120 143 149 135 131 136 2.0 2.4 2.5 2.3 2.2 2.3

Retail trade

669 686 714 672 732 743 4.2 4.3 4.5 4.2 4.6 4.7

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

170 221 198 202 205 214 3.0 3.8 3.4 3.5 3.5 3.7

Information

76 88 93 84 75 82 2.7 3.2 3.4 3.0 2.7 3.0

Financial activities

193 172 212 199 171 192 2.3 2.0 2.5 2.3 2.0 2.2

Finance and insurance

116 121 147 148 106 119 1.9 1.9 2.3 2.3 1.7 1.9

Real estate and rental and leasing

78 51 65 51 64 73 3.6 2.3 2.9 2.3 2.9 3.3

Professional and business services

1,003 1,180 1,074 1,081 1,163 1,136 4.9 5.7 5.2 5.2 5.6 5.4

Education and health services

616 626 656 644 615 634 2.7 2.7 2.8 2.7 2.6 2.7

Educational services

93 98 89 96 91 86 2.5 2.6 2.4 2.6 2.5 2.3

Health care and social assistance

524 529 566 548 525 548 2.7 2.7 2.9 2.8 2.7 2.8

Leisure and hospitality

969 981 988 984 973 1,031 6.1 6.0 6.1 6.1 6.0 6.3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

147 142 157 157 145 171 6.3 6.0 6.7 6.7 6.2 7.3

Accommodation and food services

822 839 831 827 828 860 6.0 6.1 6.0 5.9 6.0 6.2

Other services

245 204 195 155 194 199 4.3 3.5 3.3 2.7 3.3 3.4

Government

336 354 330 330 336 355 1.5 1.6 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.6

Federal

40 36 32 41 40 41 1.4 1.3 1.1 1.5 1.4 1.5

State and local

296 319 298 288 296 313 1.5 1.6 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.6

State and local education

150 165 156 142 149 169 1.4 1.6 1.5 1.4 1.4 1.6

State and local, excluding education

146 153 141 147 147 145 1.6 1.7 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.6

REGION(3)

Northeast

816 771 813 758 773 803 3.0 2.8 3.0 2.8 2.8 2.9

South

2,039 2,116 2,186 2,123 2,166 2,206 3.8 3.9 4.1 3.9 4.0 4.1

Midwest

1,087 1,164 1,116 1,045 1,125 1,130 3.4 3.6 3.4 3.2 3.4 3.4

West

1,169 1,263 1,204 1,248 1,258 1,270 3.5 3.7 3.5 3.7 3.7 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.
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Last Modified Date: June 05, 2018