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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)
July
2020
Mar.
2021
Apr.
2021
May
2021
June
2021
July
2021(p)
July
2020
Mar.
2021
Apr.
2021
May
2021
June
2021
July
2021(p)

Total

3,182 3,568 3,992 3,630 3,870 3,977 2.3 2.5 2.8 2.5 2.7 2.7

INDUSTRY

Total private

2,936 3,387 3,810 3,470 3,713 3,815 2.5 2.8 3.1 2.8 3.0 3.1

Mining and logging

10 9 11 10 12 10 1.7 1.5 1.9 1.7 1.9 1.5

Construction

145 198 176 156 185 199 2.0 2.7 2.4 2.1 2.5 2.7

Manufacturing

191 262 286 245 304 295 1.6 2.1 2.3 2.0 2.5 2.4

Durable goods

106 150 155 120 163 152 1.4 2.0 2.0 1.6 2.1 2.0

Nondurable goods

85 113 132 126 141 143 1.9 2.4 2.8 2.7 3.0 3.0

Trade, transportation, and utilities

757 787 947 851 905 956 2.9 2.9 3.5 3.1 3.3 3.5

Wholesale trade

89 89 111 90 105 139 1.6 1.6 2.0 1.6 1.8 2.4

Retail trade

524 543 629 596 637 678 3.6 3.6 4.1 3.9 4.2 4.4

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

144 155 206 166 164 139 2.4 2.5 3.3 2.6 2.6 2.2

Information

38 57 52 45 48 50 1.4 2.1 1.9 1.6 1.8 1.8

Financial activities

94 122 141 121 127 133 1.1 1.4 1.6 1.4 1.4 1.5

Finance and insurance

57 80 102 86 78 82 0.9 1.2 1.6 1.3 1.2 1.2

Real estate and rental and leasing

37 42 40 35 49 52 1.7 1.9 1.8 1.6 2.2 2.3

Professional and business services

572 613 763 614 684 684 2.9 2.9 3.7 3.0 3.3 3.3

Education and health services

488 507 551 523 548 568 2.1 2.2 2.4 2.2 2.3 2.4

Educational services

41 46 52 51 46 51 1.2 1.3 1.5 1.5 1.3 1.4

Health care and social assistance

447 460 499 472 502 516 2.3 2.3 2.5 2.4 2.5 2.6

Leisure and hospitality

519 703 752 762 772 780 4.0 5.1 5.3 5.3 5.2 5.1

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

39 52 57 59 66 70 2.4 2.9 3.0 3.0 3.2 3.3

Accommodation and food services

480 650 695 703 706 710 4.3 5.4 5.7 5.7 5.5 5.4

Other services

121 129 131 143 128 141 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.6 2.3 2.5

Government

246 181 182 160 156 162 1.1 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.7

Federal

19 16 18 22 25 20 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.8 0.9 0.7

State and local

227 164 165 138 131 142 1.2 0.9 0.9 0.7 0.7 0.7

State and local education

147 84 84 64 34 48 1.5 0.9 0.9 0.7 0.3 0.5

State and local, excluding education

80 80 81 74 97 94 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.8 1.1 1.1

REGION(3)

Northeast

438 491 507 458 531 579 1.7 1.9 1.9 1.7 2.0 2.2

South

1,202 1,505 1,696 1,487 1,561 1,584 2.3 2.8 3.2 2.8 2.9 2.9

Midwest

790 780 873 827 889 898 2.6 2.5 2.8 2.6 2.8 2.8

West

752 792 916 858 888 915 2.3 2.3 2.7 2.5 2.6 2.7

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) 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.
(p) Preliminary

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Last Modified Date: September 08, 2021