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Table 9. Total separations levels and rates by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted

Table 9. Total separations levels and rates by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted(1)
Industry and region Levels (in thousands) Rates(2)
Aug.
2018
July
2019
Aug.
2019(p)
Aug.
2018
July
2019
Aug.
2019(p)

Total

6,679 6,272 6,705 4.5 4.1 4.4

INDUSTRY

Total private

6,137 5,862 6,188 4.8 4.5 4.8

Mining and logging

40 27 30 5.2 3.6 3.9

Construction

389 392 457 5.1 5.1 5.9

Manufacturing

432 358 388 3.4 2.8 3.0

Durable goods

234 205 230 2.9 2.5 2.8

Nondurable goods

197 153 158 4.1 3.2 3.3

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,360 1,253 1,364 4.9 4.5 4.9

Wholesale trade

171 177 162 2.9 3.0 2.7

Retail trade

942 830 933 6.0 5.3 5.9

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

247 245 269 4.2 4.1 4.4

Information

104 103 111 3.7 3.6 3.9

Financial activities

263 240 284 3.0 2.7 3.2

Finance and insurance

181 142 191 2.9 2.2 3.0

Real estate and rental and leasing

82 97 93 3.6 4.1 3.9

Professional and business services

1,122 1,183 1,113 5.3 5.5 5.1

Education and health services

762 808 780 3.3 3.4 3.2

Educational services

135 125 160 3.9 3.6 4.6

Health care and social assistance

627 683 620 3.1 3.3 3.0

Leisure and hospitality

1,365 1,242 1,408 8.0 7.1 8.1

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

282 144 251 10.5 5.1 9.1

Accommodation and food services

1,082 1,098 1,157 7.5 7.5 7.9

Other services

301 255 253 5.1 4.2 4.2

Government

541 410 517 2.5 1.9 2.4

Federal

38 36 47 1.4 1.3 1.6

State and local

503 375 470 2.7 2.0 2.5

State and local education

239 225 222 2.6 2.5 2.4

State and local, excluding education

264 150 248 2.8 1.6 2.6

REGION(3)

Northeast

1,095 917 1,115 4.0 3.3 4.0

South

2,567 2,464 2,642 4.7 4.5 4.8

Midwest

1,509 1,389 1,406 4.6 4.2 4.2

West

1,508 1,502 1,542 4.4 4.3 4.4

Footnotes
(1) Total separations are the number of total separations during the entire month.
(2) The total separations rate is the number of total 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.
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Last Modified Date: October 09, 2019