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
2018
Feb.
2019
Mar.
2019
Apr.
2019
May
2019
June
2019(p)
June
2018
Feb.
2019
Mar.
2019
Apr.
2019
May
2019
June
2019(p)

Total

3,354 3,447 3,461 3,516 3,478 3,433 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3

INDUSTRY

Total private

3,160 3,259 3,278 3,327 3,277 3,251 2.5 2.5 2.6 2.6 2.5 2.5

Mining and logging

20 21 23 19 15 12 2.7 2.7 3.0 2.5 2.0 1.6

Construction

177 184 149 145 168 202 2.4 2.5 2.0 1.9 2.2 2.7

Manufacturing

205 211 222 224 203 195 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.7 1.6 1.5

Durable goods

110 118 118 130 114 115 1.4 1.5 1.5 1.6 1.4 1.4

Nondurable goods

95 93 104 93 89 80 2.0 1.9 2.2 2.0 1.9 1.7

Trade, transportation, and utilities

746 729 738 744 784 729 2.7 2.6 2.7 2.7 2.8 2.6

Wholesale trade

77 88 102 93 105 91 1.3 1.5 1.7 1.6 1.8 1.5

Retail trade

544 494 500 524 543 538 3.4 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.4

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

125 147 137 126 136 101 2.1 2.4 2.2 2.1 2.2 1.6

Information

50 48 52 58 57 55 1.8 1.7 1.8 2.1 2.0 1.9

Financial activities

118 97 104 145 118 125 1.4 1.1 1.2 1.7 1.4 1.4

Finance and insurance

72 75 67 82 73 70 1.1 1.2 1.1 1.3 1.2 1.1

Real estate and rental and leasing(3)

46 22 37 64 45 54 2.0 0.9 1.6 2.7 2.0 2.3

Professional and business services

658 645 656 647 619 615 3.1 3.0 3.1 3.0 2.9 2.9

Education and health services

413 461 467 425 406 411 1.7 1.9 1.9 1.8 1.7 1.7

Educational services

34 58 47 50 51 54 0.9 1.6 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.4

Health care and social assistance

379 403 420 375 355 357 1.9 2.0 2.1 1.8 1.7 1.7

Leisure and hospitality

691 748 735 773 761 781 4.2 4.5 4.4 4.6 4.6 4.7

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

77 80 82 83 73 80 3.2 3.2 3.3 3.3 3.0 3.3

Accommodation and food services

614 668 653 691 688 701 4.4 4.7 4.6 4.9 4.8 4.9

Other services

83 114 132 147 144 127 1.4 1.9 2.2 2.5 2.4 2.1

Government

194 188 184 190 202 183 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.9 0.8

Federal

14 17 22 15 16 15 0.5 0.6 0.8 0.5 0.6 0.5

State and local

180 171 162 175 186 168 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.9

State and local education

92 96 94 90 103 100 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 1.0 1.0

State and local, excluding education

89 75 68 85 82 68 1.0 0.8 0.7 0.9 0.9 0.7

REGION(4)

Northeast

478 425 513 448 496 497 1.7 1.5 1.8 1.6 1.8 1.8

South

1,329 1,489 1,425 1,478 1,381 1,385 2.4 2.7 2.6 2.7 2.5 2.5

Midwest

771 754 757 791 802 769 2.4 2.3 2.3 2.4 2.4 2.3

West

775 779 767 799 799 782 2.3 2.2 2.2 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 06, 2019