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
2016
Jan.
2017
Feb.
2017
Mar.
2017
Apr.
2017
May
2017(p)
May
2016
Jan.
2017
Feb.
2017
Mar.
2017
Apr.
2017
May
2017(p)

Total

355 402 378 399 359 377 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.3

INDUSTRY

Total private

295 342 314 338 293 314 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.3

Mining and logging

4 3 4 4 3 4 0.7 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.4 0.5

Construction(3)

12 32 22 13 11 13 0.2 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2

Manufacturing

21 24 24 23 21 19 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2

Durable goods

12 13 16 11 13 11 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1

Nondurable goods(3)

10 11 8 12 8 8 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2

Trade, transportation, and utilities

88 66 74 82 84 88 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3

Wholesale trade

8 7 14 12 11 8 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1

Retail trade

67 46 48 52 60 64 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.4

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities(3)

13 13 12 18 13 16 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.3

Information(3)

10 18 8 9 13 13 0.4 0.7 0.3 0.3 0.5 0.5

Financial activities

16 26 29 25 28 34 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.4

Finance and insurance

15 23 24 22 20 31 0.2 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.5

Real estate and rental and leasing(3)

1 3 4 3 8 3 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.4 0.1

Professional and business services

67 61 62 90 57 68 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.3

Education and health services

32 68 50 48 34 36 0.1 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2

Educational services(3)

7 7 2 7 4 8 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.2

Health care and social assistance(3)

25 61 47 41 30 28 0.1 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1

Leisure and hospitality

41 29 32 40 29 33 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2

Arts, entertainment, and recreation(3)

5 5 3 3 3 4 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2

Accommodation and food services(3)

36 24 29 37 26 29 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2

Other services(3)

3 14 10 5 13 5 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1

Government

60 60 64 60 66 62 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3

Federal

9 10 9 10 9 6 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.2

State and local

51 49 56 50 57 56 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3

State and local education

26 25 31 25 29 26 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.2

State and local, excluding education

24 24 24 25 28 31 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3

REGION(4)

Northeast

52 70 66 70 67 68 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.3

South

144 171 139 148 126 137 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.3

Midwest

82 75 69 98 72 81 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2

West

75 87 104 82 94 91 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.3

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.

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Last Modified Date: July 11, 2017