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)
Feb.
2018
Jan.
2019
Feb.
2019(p)
Feb.
2018
Jan.
2019
Feb.
2019(p)

Total

4,227 6,026 4,474 2.9 4.1 3.0

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,017 5,680 4,244 3.2 4.5 3.4

Mining and logging

29 35 31 4.1 4.8 4.2

Construction

269 428 313 3.9 6.1 4.4

Manufacturing

296 348 292 2.4 2.7 2.3

Durable goods

162 175 167 2.1 2.2 2.1

Nondurable goods

134 173 125 2.9 3.7 2.7

Trade, transportation, and utilities

835 1,420 915 3.1 5.1 3.3

Wholesale trade

114 148 111 2.0 2.5 1.9

Retail trade

573 913 609 3.7 5.8 3.9

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

148 359 195 2.5 5.9 3.2

Information

82 118 74 2.9 4.2 2.6

Financial activities

160 210 156 1.9 2.5 1.8

Finance and insurance

112 124 116 1.8 2.0 1.8

Real estate and rental and leasing

48 86 40 2.2 3.8 1.8

Professional and business services

948 1,207 984 4.6 5.8 4.7

Education and health services

503 696 560 2.1 2.9 2.3

Educational services

56 83 68 1.5 2.3 1.7

Health care and social assistance

447 613 492 2.3 3.0 2.4

Leisure and hospitality

756 1,018 780 4.9 6.4 4.9

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

87 113 82 4.1 5.2 3.7

Accommodation and food services

669 904 699 5.0 6.6 5.1

Other services

139 201 138 2.4 3.5 2.4

Government

211 346 230 0.9 1.5 1.0

Federal

29 42 30 1.1 1.5 1.1

State and local

182 304 200 0.9 1.6 1.0

State and local education

83 155 93 0.8 1.5 0.9

State and local, excluding education

98 148 107 1.1 1.6 1.2

REGION(3)

Northeast

602 873 555 2.2 3.2 2.0

South

1,748 2,482 1,929 3.3 4.6 3.5

Midwest

869 1,322 945 2.7 4.1 2.9

West

1,008 1,350 1,045 3.0 3.9 3.0

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: April 09, 2019