Table 4. Quits levels and rates by industry and region, seasonally adjusted

Table 4. Quits 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

2,980 3,036 3,138 3,044 3,206 3,134 2.1 2.1 2.2 2.1 2.2 2.1

INDUSTRY

Total private

2,798 2,865 2,962 2,887 3,035 2,968 2.3 2.3 2.4 2.3 2.5 2.4

Mining and logging

13 17 13 11 14 14 1.9 2.5 1.9 1.6 2.0 2.0

Construction

104 162 164 159 142 138 1.5 2.4 2.4 2.3 2.1 2.0

Manufacturing

138 184 183 178 202 194 1.1 1.5 1.5 1.4 1.6 1.6

Durable goods

81 97 94 94 104 103 1.0 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.3 1.3

Nondurable goods

57 88 89 84 98 91 1.2 1.9 1.9 1.8 2.1 2.0

Trade, transportation, and utilities

650 672 678 581 675 642 2.4 2.5 2.5 2.1 2.5 2.3

Wholesale trade

88 71 76 72 72 69 1.5 1.2 1.3 1.2 1.2 1.2

Retail trade

463 492 498 420 498 467 2.9 3.1 3.1 2.7 3.1 2.9

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

99 109 105 89 104 106 1.8 2.0 1.9 1.6 1.9 1.9

Information

37 48 43 37 31 40 1.3 1.7 1.6 1.4 1.2 1.5

Financial activities

105 85 105 111 131 103 1.3 1.0 1.2 1.3 1.6 1.2

Finance and insurance

69 57 71 71 80 59 1.1 0.9 1.1 1.1 1.3 0.9

Real estate and rental and leasing(3)

35 28 34 40 52 44 1.7 1.3 1.5 1.8 2.4 2.0

Professional and business services

560 569 618 630 616 664 2.8 2.8 3.0 3.1 3.0 3.2

Education and health services

407 371 426 402 421 420 1.8 1.6 1.9 1.7 1.8 1.8

Educational services

50 41 48 45 45 52 1.4 1.1 1.3 1.2 1.2 1.4

Health care and social assistance

357 330 379 357 376 368 1.9 1.7 2.0 1.8 1.9 1.9

Leisure and hospitality

650 660 649 667 690 640 4.2 4.2 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.0

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

65 76 76 77 67 58 2.9 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.0 2.6

Accommodation and food services

585 584 573 590 623 582 4.4 4.3 4.2 4.3 4.6 4.3

Other services(3)

136 97 83 111 112 112 2.4 1.7 1.4 1.9 2.0 2.0

Government

182 171 176 157 172 166 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.8 0.7

Federal

13 16 16 14 11 14 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.5

State and local

169 155 159 143 160 153 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.8 0.8

State and local education

86 74 72 75 78 76 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7

State and local, excluding education

83 81 87 67 83 77 0.9 0.9 1.0 0.7 0.9 0.8

REGION(4)

Northeast

410 426 419 446 472 455 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.7 1.7

South

1,204 1,267 1,308 1,220 1,311 1,290 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.3 2.5 2.4

Midwest

653 694 695 639 691 650 2.0 2.1 2.1 2.0 2.1 2.0

West

713 649 715 740 733 738 2.2 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.2 2.2

Footnotes
(1) Quits are the number of quits during the entire month.
(2) The quits rate is the number of quits during the entire month as a percent of total employment.
(3) No regular seasonal movements could be identified in this series; therefore, identical numbers appear for the unadjusted and seasonally adjusted series.
(4) 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