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)
July
2016
June
2017
July
2017(p)
July
2016
June
2017
July
2017(p)

Total

5,378 5,499 5,695 3.7 3.7 3.9

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,975 5,020 5,302 4.0 4.0 4.2

Mining and logging

26 24 31 3.9 3.4 4.3

Construction

326 297 394 4.7 4.2 5.5

Manufacturing

287 330 339 2.3 2.6 2.7

Durable goods

176 190 201 2.3 2.4 2.6

Nondurable goods

111 140 138 2.4 3.0 2.9

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,050 1,027 1,046 3.9 3.7 3.8

Wholesale trade

153 130 152 2.6 2.2 2.5

Retail trade

714 709 703 4.5 4.5 4.4

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

183 187 191 3.3 3.3 3.4

Information

89 65 84 3.2 2.4 3.0

Financial activities

170 199 198 2.0 2.3 2.3

Finance and insurance

103 131 119 1.7 2.1 1.9

Real estate and rental and leasing

66 68 78 3.0 3.1 3.5

Professional and business services

1,098 1,186 1,197 5.4 5.7 5.7

Education and health services

713 735 725 3.2 3.2 3.2

Educational services

132 173 107 4.1 5.1 3.2

Health care and social assistance

581 562 619 3.0 2.9 3.2

Leisure and hospitality

1,023 952 1,021 6.2 5.7 6.1

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

125 125 132 4.8 4.9 5.0

Accommodation and food services

899 827 888 6.5 5.9 6.3

Other services

192 205 267 3.3 3.5 4.6

Government

403 479 393 1.9 2.2 1.9

Federal

31 27 33 1.1 1.0 1.2

State and local

372 452 360 2.0 2.3 2.0

State and local education

205 298 212 2.3 3.0 2.4

State and local, excluding education

167 154 149 1.8 1.6 1.6

REGION(3)

Northeast

894 859 943 3.4 3.2 3.5

South

2,139 2,293 2,316 4.1 4.3 4.3

Midwest

1,123 1,157 1,247 3.5 3.5 3.8

West

1,222 1,190 1,188 3.7 3.5 3.5

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: September 12, 2017