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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)
Mar.
2021
Nov.
2021
Dec.
2021
Jan.
2022
Feb.
2022
Mar.
2022(p)
Mar.
2021
Nov.
2021
Dec.
2021
Jan.
2022
Feb.
2022
Mar.
2022(p)

Total

3,695 4,510 4,403 4,258 4,384 4,536 2.6 3.0 3.0 2.8 2.9 3.0

INDUSTRY

Total private

3,513 4,266 4,164 4,032 4,130 4,284 2.9 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.2 3.3

Mining and logging

9 10 13 14 14 16 1.7 1.7 2.1 2.3 2.3 2.6

Construction

187 215 185 172 173 242 2.5 2.9 2.5 2.3 2.3 3.2

Manufacturing

278 307 322 315 345 360 2.3 2.4 2.6 2.5 2.7 2.8

Durable goods

161 185 180 165 189 188 2.1 2.4 2.3 2.1 2.4 2.4

Nondurable goods

117 122 141 150 157 172 2.5 2.6 3.0 3.2 3.3 3.6

Trade, transportation, and utilities

852 1,024 1,082 991 1,030 1,016 3.1 3.6 3.8 3.5 3.6 3.6

Wholesale trade

94 128 113 112 123 110 1.7 2.2 2.0 2.0 2.1 1.9

Retail trade

573 710 786 697 732 719 3.7 4.6 5.0 4.5 4.6 4.5

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

185 186 183 181 175 187 2.8 2.7 2.7 2.6 2.5 2.7

Information

56 51 61 45 51 50 2.0 1.8 2.1 1.5 1.7 1.7

Financial activities

124 132 130 164 143 146 1.4 1.5 1.5 1.8 1.6 1.6

Finance and insurance

79 85 81 113 100 103 1.2 1.3 1.2 1.7 1.5 1.6

Real estate and rental and leasing

44 48 49 51 43 43 2.0 2.1 2.1 2.2 1.8 1.8

Professional and business services

633 834 760 711 721 809 3.0 3.8 3.5 3.2 3.3 3.7

Education and health services

526 689 597 617 618 599 2.2 2.9 2.5 2.6 2.6 2.5

Educational services

52 63 57 58 57 58 1.5 1.7 1.5 1.6 1.5 1.5

Health care and social assistance

474 626 540 559 561 542 2.4 3.1 2.7 2.8 2.8 2.7

Leisure and hospitality

718 881 856 853 866 889 5.3 5.9 5.7 5.6 5.6 5.7

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

58 68 81 71 70 79 3.2 3.1 3.7 3.2 3.1 3.5

Accommodation and food services

660 813 776 782 796 810 5.7 6.4 6.0 6.0 6.1 6.1

Other services

130 123 159 152 170 156 2.4 2.2 2.8 2.7 3.0 2.8

Government

182 244 238 225 254 252 0.8 1.1 1.1 1.0 1.1 1.1

Federal

19 23 23 24 23 23 0.6 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8

State and local

163 221 215 202 231 229 0.9 1.2 1.1 1.0 1.2 1.2

State and local education

79 102 108 100 123 132 0.8 1.0 1.1 1.0 1.2 1.3

State and local, excluding education

85 119 107 101 108 97 0.9 1.3 1.2 1.1 1.2 1.1

REGION(3)

Northeast

509 608 601 580 602 599 2.0 2.3 2.3 2.2 2.2 2.2

South

1,541 1,883 1,820 1,748 1,784 1,923 2.9 3.4 3.3 3.1 3.2 3.4

Midwest

834 1,008 998 898 942 894 2.7 3.1 3.1 2.8 2.9 2.7

West

810 1,010 985 1,032 1,056 1,119 2.4 2.9 2.8 3.0 3.0 3.2

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) 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

Last Modified Date: May 03, 2022