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Table 6. Other separations levels and rates by industry and region, seasonally adjusted

Table 6. Other separations levels and rates by industry and region, seasonally adjusted(1)
Industry and region Levels (in thousands) Rates(2)
May
2019
Jan.
2020
Feb.
2020
Mar.
2020
Apr.
2020
May
2020(p)
May
2019
Jan.
2020
Feb.
2020
Mar.
2020
Apr.
2020
May
2020(p)

Total

297 389 313 366 390 282 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2

INDUSTRY

Total private

239 323 247 308 324 226 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2

Mining and logging

1 2 2 2 2 2 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.4

Construction(3)

10 27 5 22 40 10 0.1 0.4 0.1 0.3 0.6 0.1

Manufacturing

19 28 23 22 23 24 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2

Durable goods

13 16 13 14 14 14 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2

Nondurable goods(3)

6 12 10 9 8 10 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2

Trade, transportation, and utilities

56 64 64 71 48 37 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.1

Wholesale trade

10 5 6 5 9 12 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2

Retail trade

33 40 42 42 21 8 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.1

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities(3)

14 19 16 24 18 17 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.3

Information(3)

5 11 5 8 3 5 0.2 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.2

Financial activities

24 31 19 30 21 14 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2

Finance and insurance

22 22 19 22 11 9 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.1

Real estate and rental and leasing(3)

2 9 1 7 10 5 0.1 0.4 0.0 0.3 0.5 0.2

Professional and business services

44 54 53 67 119 69 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.6 0.4

Education and health services

46 65 55 47 50 48 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2

Educational services

6 7 4 4 7 8 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2

Health care and social assistance(3)

40 58 51 43 43 40 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2

Leisure and hospitality

29 37 19 28 12 15 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1

Arts, entertainment, and recreation(3)

3 3 2 2 3 1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.1

Accommodation and food services(3)

26 34 17 26 9 14 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.2

Other services(3)

5 5 2 11 7 4 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.2 0.1

Government

58 65 66 58 66 55 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3

Federal

11 13 14 12 11 11 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4

State and local

47 53 52 46 55 44 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.2

State and local education

24 25 23 22 23 22 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2

State and local, excluding education

23 28 29 24 31 22 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.2

REGION(4)

Northeast

56 65 46 56 68 58 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2

South

116 157 126 133 129 103 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2

Midwest

62 70 70 83 102 50 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.2

West

64 97 71 93 92 71 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.2

Footnotes
(1) Other separations are the number of other separations during the entire month.
(2) The other separations rate is the number of other separations 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.
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Levels are rounded to the nearest thousand and rates are rounded to the nearest tenth. Levels and rates may round down to zero.
NOTE: Total nonfarm, government, federal government, and all regions' data in this table have been corrected for the month of January 2020.

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Last Modified Date: July 07, 2020