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)
Dec.
2017
Aug.
2018
Sept.
2018
Oct.
2018
Nov.
2018
Dec.
2018(p)
Dec.
2017
Aug.
2018
Sept.
2018
Oct.
2018
Nov.
2018
Dec.
2018(p)

Total

318 341 369 341 316 366 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2

INDUSTRY

Total private

261 277 307 281 255 302 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2

Mining and logging

1 1 1 3 1 1 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.4 0.2 0.2

Construction(3)

12 10 10 15 15 17 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2

Manufacturing

19 19 22 18 22 19 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1

Durable goods

12 9 12 12 14 13 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2

Nondurable goods(3)

7 10 10 6 8 6 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1

Trade, transportation, and utilities

66 64 57 70 69 75 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.3

Wholesale trade

13 6 7 15 20 10 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.2

Retail trade

39 44 37 43 42 53 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities(3)

14 14 12 13 7 11 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2

Information(3)

8 7 6 3 8 9 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.3

Financial activities

17 21 25 24 28 14 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.2

Finance and insurance

13 14 23 23 23 11 0.2 0.2 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.2

Real estate and rental and leasing(3)

3 7 2 1 5 3 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.1

Professional and business services

39 54 80 75 48 71 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.2 0.3

Education and health services

55 54 60 35 29 53 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.2

Educational services(3)

7 8 8 3 3 5 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1

Health care and social assistance(3)

48 47 52 31 26 47 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.2

Leisure and hospitality

32 31 40 29 30 22 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1

Arts, entertainment, and recreation(3)

3 5 8 2 6 2 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.1

Accommodation and food services(3)

29 25 32 27 24 20 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1

Other services(3)

13 16 5 10 5 20 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.3

Government

57 64 63 60 61 64 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3

Federal

11 13 12 9 12 14 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.5

State and local

47 51 51 50 49 50 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3

State and local education

25 26 24 28 25 25 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2

State and local, excluding education

22 25 27 23 24 25 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.3

REGION(4)

Northeast

61 86 74 60 62 59 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2

South

115 125 131 106 132 138 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3

Midwest

70 53 81 85 60 88 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.3

West

72 77 83 90 62 81 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 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.

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Last Modified Date: February 12, 2019