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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)
Dec.
2022
Sept.
2023
Oct.
2023
Nov.
2023
Dec.
2023(p)
Change from:
Nov. 2023 -
Dec. 2023(p)
Dec.
2022
Sept.
2023
Oct.
2023
Nov.
2023
Dec.
2023(p)
Change from:
Nov. 2023 -
Dec. 2023(p)

Total

340 339 361 346 358 12 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.0

INDUSTRY

Total private

266 286 319 287 301 14 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.0

Mining and logging

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

Construction

16 16 10 7 21 14 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.2

Manufacturing

23 20 20 25 22 -3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.0

Durable goods

15 14 14 17 14 -3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.0

Nondurable goods

8 6 6 8 8 0 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.0

Trade, transportation, and utilities

57 65 75 66 59 -7 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.0

Wholesale trade

10 6 7 9 8 -1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0

Retail trade

29 41 48 41 39 -2 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.0

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

18 18 20 16 11 -5 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.0

Information

7 12 12 10 2 -8 0.2 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.1 -0.2

Financial activities

26 16 30 20 22 2 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.0

Finance and insurance

21 11 15 14 16 2 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.0

Real estate and rental and leasing

5 5 15 6 6 0 0.2 0.2 0.6 0.3 0.2 -0.1

Professional and business services

68 76 79 65 87 22 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.1

Education and health services

47 42 48 62 54 -8 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.0

Educational services

5 5 4 6 4 -2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0

Health care and social assistance

42 37 44 56 50 -6 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 -0.1

Leisure and hospitality

11 26 23 18 14 -4 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

1 3 3 3 4 1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0

Accommodation and food services

9 23 21 14 10 -4 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0

Other services

10 13 19 14 17 3 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.1

Government

73 53 42 59 57 -2 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 -0.1

Federal

14 15 11 13 12 -1 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.0

State and local

59 38 31 45 46 1 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.0

State and local education

26 15 10 22 20 -2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.0

State and local, excluding education

33 23 21 24 25 1 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.0

REGION(3)

Northeast

62 65 73 87 70 -17 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.2 -0.1

South

131 102 159 121 119 -2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.0

Midwest

55 64 59 62 65 3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.0

West

91 108 70 76 104 28 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.1

Footnotes
(1) The other separations level is 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 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.
NOTE: Data are revised with the release of January data to incorporate the annual updates to the Current Employment Statistics employment estimates and the JOLTS seasonal adjustment factors.

Last Modified Date: January 30, 2024