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.
2015
July
2016
Aug.
2016
Sept.
2016
Oct.
2016
Nov.
2016(p)
Nov.
2015
July
2016
Aug.
2016
Sept.
2016
Oct.
2016
Nov.
2016(p)

Total

4,958 4,991 5,052 4,936 4,966 5,028 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.4 3.4 3.5

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,616 4,665 4,696 4,578 4,631 4,682 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.8 3.8

Mining and logging

35 25 31 26 33 27 4.6 3.7 4.6 3.9 4.9 4.0

Construction

292 294 327 296 311 325 4.5 4.4 4.9 4.4 4.6 4.8

Manufacturing

267 263 268 278 269 275 2.2 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.2 2.2

Durable goods

154 160 157 166 157 162 2.0 2.1 2.1 2.2 2.0 2.1

Nondurable goods

113 103 111 112 113 113 2.5 2.2 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.5

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,040 1,068 1,009 1,039 1,046 1,045 3.8 3.9 3.7 3.8 3.8 3.8

Wholesale trade

127 146 147 117 121 134 2.2 2.5 2.5 2.0 2.0 2.2

Retail trade

744 750 707 722 736 705 4.7 4.7 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.4

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

169 172 156 199 189 207 3.1 3.1 2.8 3.6 3.4 3.8

Information

79 81 72 89 72 70 2.9 2.9 2.6 3.2 2.6 2.5

Financial activities

190 173 186 163 156 157 2.3 2.1 2.2 2.0 1.9 1.9

Finance and insurance

136 107 123 107 98 116 2.2 1.7 2.0 1.7 1.6 1.9

Real estate and rental and leasing

54 66 63 56 59 41 2.6 3.1 2.9 2.6 2.7 1.9

Professional and business services

1,020 1,045 1,008 1,009 1,016 1,020 5.1 5.2 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.0

Education and health services

600 584 595 560 591 592 2.7 2.6 2.6 2.5 2.6 2.6

Educational services

97 93 85 69 68 71 2.8 2.6 2.4 1.9 1.9 2.0

Health care and social assistance

503 491 510 491 523 520 2.7 2.6 2.7 2.5 2.7 2.7

Leisure and hospitality

939 944 988 928 965 996 6.1 6.1 6.4 6.0 6.2 6.4

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

130 140 193 147 149 143 5.9 6.2 8.6 6.6 6.7 6.4

Accommodation and food services

809 804 795 781 815 853 6.2 6.1 6.0 5.9 6.1 6.4

Other services

154 188 211 191 173 174 2.7 3.3 3.7 3.3 3.0 3.0

Government

342 326 357 357 334 346 1.6 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.5 1.6

Federal

42 36 37 37 33 37 1.5 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.2 1.3

State and local

300 289 320 320 302 309 1.6 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.6 1.6

State and local education

160 132 162 152 137 150 1.6 1.3 1.6 1.5 1.3 1.5

State and local, excluding education

140 158 157 169 165 159 1.6 1.7 1.7 1.9 1.8 1.7

REGION(3)

Northeast

797 848 876 799 791 826 3.0 3.2 3.3 3.0 2.9 3.1

South

1,952 2,003 1,960 1,922 1,927 1,959 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.6 3.7 3.7

Midwest

1,112 1,068 1,052 1,037 1,119 1,071 3.5 3.3 3.3 3.2 3.5 3.3

West

1,098 1,072 1,164 1,178 1,128 1,172 3.4 3.3 3.5 3.6 3.4 3.6

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: January 10, 2017