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
2017
Feb.
2018
Mar.
2018
Apr.
2018
May
2018
June
2018(p)
June
2017
Feb.
2018
Mar.
2018
Apr.
2018
May
2018
June
2018(p)

Total

3,166 3,208 3,387 3,349 3,480 3,402 2.2 2.2 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3

INDUSTRY

Total private

3,001 3,045 3,217 3,166 3,287 3,211 2.4 2.4 2.6 2.5 2.6 2.5

Mining and logging

14 21 21 22 23 22 2.1 2.9 2.9 3.1 3.1 2.9

Construction

133 150 149 154 162 157 1.9 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.2 2.2

Manufacturing

194 215 211 204 197 194 1.6 1.7 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.5

Durable goods

105 122 126 116 111 105 1.4 1.6 1.6 1.5 1.4 1.3

Nondurable goods

90 93 85 88 86 90 1.9 2.0 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.9

Trade, transportation, and utilities

656 626 667 688 737 739 2.4 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.7 2.7

Wholesale trade

82 86 84 84 86 80 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.3

Retail trade

472 424 461 486 512 538 3.0 2.7 2.9 3.0 3.2 3.4

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

102 116 122 119 138 121 1.8 2.0 2.1 2.0 2.4 2.1

Information

42 49 43 48 56 48 1.5 1.8 1.6 1.7 2.0 1.7

Financial activities

113 118 101 97 110 120 1.3 1.4 1.2 1.1 1.3 1.4

Finance and insurance

68 83 62 45 66 68 1.1 1.3 1.0 0.7 1.0 1.1

Real estate and rental and leasing(3)

45 35 39 52 44 52 2.1 1.6 1.7 2.3 2.0 2.3

Professional and business services

624 690 715 671 692 701 3.1 3.3 3.4 3.2 3.3 3.3

Education and health services

426 406 433 433 468 442 1.8 1.7 1.8 1.8 2.0 1.9

Educational services

51 48 46 52 50 36 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.4 1.4 1.0

Health care and social assistance

375 358 387 381 417 406 1.9 1.8 2.0 1.9 2.1 2.0

Leisure and hospitality

659 694 731 724 714 690 4.1 4.3 4.5 4.4 4.4 4.2

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

66 67 92 70 71 70 2.8 2.9 3.9 3.0 3.0 3.0

Accommodation and food services

593 627 639 653 643 620 4.3 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.6 4.4

Other services(3)

141 76 145 125 129 98 2.4 1.3 2.5 2.1 2.2 1.7

Government

165 163 171 184 193 191 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.9 0.9

Federal

16 14 15 16 15 15 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.6

State and local

148 149 156 168 178 175 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.9

State and local education

74 78 79 90 93 92 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.9

State and local, excluding education

75 71 77 78 85 83 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.9

REGION(4)

Northeast

461 422 438 460 471 442 1.7 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.7 1.6

South

1,292 1,376 1,419 1,385 1,457 1,426 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.6 2.7 2.6

Midwest

659 647 718 717 775 792 2.0 2.0 2.2 2.2 2.4 2.4

West

755 764 813 786 777 742 2.2 2.2 2.4 2.3 2.3 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 07, 2018