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)
Apr.
2017
Mar.
2018
Apr.
2018(p)
Apr.
2017
Mar.
2018
Apr.
2018(p)

Total

4,911 4,716 5,245 3.4 3.2 3.5

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,675 4,486 4,991 3.8 3.6 4.0

Mining and logging

19 31 30 2.9 4.4 4.2

Construction

362 313 320 5.3 4.6 4.5

Manufacturing

317 322 333 2.6 2.6 2.6

Durable goods

165 186 193 2.1 2.4 2.4

Nondurable goods

153 136 140 3.3 2.9 3.0

Trade, transportation, and utilities

927 961 1,061 3.4 3.5 3.9

Wholesale trade

127 130 142 2.2 2.2 2.4

Retail trade

645 656 721 4.1 4.2 4.6

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

155 176 199 2.8 3.0 3.4

Information

77 67 84 2.8 2.4 3.0

Financial activities

205 161 206 2.4 1.9 2.4

Finance and insurance

126 102 132 2.0 1.6 2.1

Real estate and rental and leasing

79 59 74 3.7 2.7 3.4

Professional and business services

1,021 1,058 1,150 5.0 5.1 5.5

Education and health services

588 555 616 2.5 2.4 2.6

Educational services

68 59 66 1.8 1.5 1.7

Health care and social assistance

519 497 550 2.7 2.5 2.8

Leisure and hospitality

931 830 1,004 5.9 5.2 6.2

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

142 106 171 6.3 4.9 7.5

Accommodation and food services

789 724 834 5.8 5.3 6.0

Other services

227 185 187 3.9 3.2 3.2

Government

236 230 254 1.0 1.0 1.1

Federal

35 34 37 1.2 1.2 1.3

State and local

201 196 217 1.0 1.0 1.1

State and local education

83 80 97 0.8 0.7 0.9

State and local, excluding education

118 116 121 1.3 1.3 1.3

REGION(3)

Northeast

771 618 771 2.9 2.3 2.8

South

2,001 1,968 2,181 3.8 3.7 4.0

Midwest

1,004 999 1,050 3.1 3.1 3.2

West

1,134 1,130 1,243 3.4 3.3 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.
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Last Modified Date: June 05, 2018