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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)
Oct.
2021
Sept.
2022
Oct.
2022(p)
Oct.
2021
Sept.
2022
Oct.
2022(p)

Total

5,915 5,981 5,671 4.0 3.9 3.7

INDUSTRY

Total private

5,552 5,529 5,343 4.4 4.2 4.1

Mining and logging

20 19 22 3.4 3.0 3.4

Construction

376 351 357 4.9 4.5 4.5

Manufacturing

428 385 387 3.4 3.0 3.0

Durable goods

229 209 198 2.9 2.6 2.5

Nondurable goods

200 176 189 4.2 3.6 3.9

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,265 1,227 1,197 4.5 4.3 4.2

Wholesale trade

172 140 154 3.0 2.4 2.6

Retail trade

841 763 748 5.4 4.9 4.7

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

253 323 295 3.7 4.6 4.2

Information

99 91 75 3.4 3.0 2.5

Financial activities

188 221 200 2.1 2.5 2.2

Finance and insurance

120 138 108 1.8 2.1 1.6

Real estate and rental and leasing

68 83 93 3.0 3.5 3.9

Professional and business services

1,092 1,049 1,026 5.0 4.7 4.5

Education and health services

754 744 717 3.1 3.0 2.9

Educational services

65 83 65 1.7 2.1 1.6

Health care and social assistance

689 661 651 3.4 3.2 3.1

Leisure and hospitality

1,118 1,206 1,149 7.5 7.5 7.2

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

194 225 176 9.2 9.4 7.6

Accommodation and food services

924 982 973 7.3 7.2 7.2

Other services

211 235 213 3.8 4.1 3.7

Government

363 452 328 1.6 2.0 1.4

Federal

55 42 37 1.9 1.4 1.3

State and local

308 411 291 1.6 2.1 1.5

State and local education

125 158 126 1.2 1.5 1.2

State and local, excluding education

183 252 165 2.0 2.8 1.8

REGION(3)

Northeast

907 915 765 3.4 3.4 2.8

South

2,421 2,377 2,340 4.3 4.2 4.1

Midwest

1,252 1,367 1,264 3.9 4.1 3.8

West

1,335 1,322 1,302 3.8 3.7 3.6

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.
(p) Preliminary

Last Modified Date: November 30, 2022