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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
2020
Jan.
2021
Feb.
2021
Mar.
2021
Apr.
2021
May
2021(p)
May
2020
Jan.
2021
Feb.
2021
Mar.
2021
Apr.
2021
May
2021(p)

Total

316 294 323 343 360 346 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2

INDUSTRY

Total private

237 233 257 280 303 298 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2

Mining and logging

3 2 1 1 2 2 0.5 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.3

Construction

12 13 15 10 14 17 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.2

Manufacturing

24 22 26 21 28 27 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2

Durable goods

14 15 15 15 21 16 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2

Nondurable goods

10 7 11 6 8 11 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.2

Trade, transportation, and utilities

39 28 46 53 88 46 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2

Wholesale trade

12 4 11 11 12 6 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1

Retail trade

11 15 23 35 55 25 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.4 0.2

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

16 10 13 7 20 14 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.2

Information

4 7 12 4 8 6 0.2 0.2 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.2

Financial activities

19 27 17 13 21 35 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.4

Finance and insurance

12 16 15 13 16 29 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.4

Real estate and rental and leasing

7 10 1 1 4 6 0.3 0.5 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.3

Professional and business services

57 51 60 89 71 76 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.4

Education and health services

48 52 40 41 28 47 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2

Educational services

6 2 5 5 6 3 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1

Health care and social assistance

42 50 35 36 22 44 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2

Leisure and hospitality

14 25 31 35 34 28 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

1 2 3 2 3 4 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.2

Accommodation and food services

13 23 28 33 31 24 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.2

Other services

16 6 10 13 10 15 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3

Government

79 61 66 63 57 48 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.2

Federal

13 15 11 11 12 13 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4

State and local

66 46 55 51 46 35 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.2

State and local education

41 19 27 23 20 8 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.1

State and local, excluding education

25 27 28 28 25 27 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3

REGION(3)

Northeast

61 53 56 62 62 56 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2

South

112 103 129 129 135 147 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3

Midwest

58 55 69 71 74 64 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2

West

86 83 69 80 90 79 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 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) 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 07, 2021