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)
June
2016
May
2017
June
2017(p)
June
2016
May
2017
June
2017(p)

Total

5,170 5,236 5,421 3.6 3.6 3.7

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,622 4,853 4,936 3.8 3.9 3.9

Mining and logging

27 31 24 4.0 4.4 3.4

Construction

254 317 310 3.7 4.6 4.4

Manufacturing

275 328 335 2.2 2.6 2.7

Durable goods

166 171 191 2.1 2.2 2.4

Nondurable goods

110 157 144 2.3 3.4 3.1

Trade, transportation, and utilities

987 1,015 1,021 3.6 3.7 3.7

Wholesale trade

142 110 127 2.4 1.9 2.1

Retail trade

671 743 709 4.2 4.7 4.5

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

174 161 184 3.2 2.9 3.3

Information

70 78 68 2.5 2.9 2.5

Financial activities

177 212 193 2.1 2.5 2.3

Finance and insurance

116 135 123 1.9 2.2 2.0

Real estate and rental and leasing

61 77 69 2.8 3.5 3.1

Professional and business services

953 1,122 1,150 4.7 5.4 5.5

Education and health services

727 662 719 3.2 2.9 3.1

Educational services

180 118 170 5.4 3.2 5.0

Health care and social assistance

547 543 548 2.9 2.8 2.8

Leisure and hospitality

936 901 909 5.7 5.6 5.5

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

115 109 108 4.5 4.7 4.2

Accommodation and food services

821 792 801 6.0 5.7 5.7

Other services

215 189 206 3.7 3.3 3.5

Government

548 383 484 2.5 1.7 2.2

Federal

31 21 27 1.1 0.7 0.9

State and local

516 362 458 2.7 1.8 2.4

State and local education

359 212 311 3.6 2.0 3.1

State and local, excluding education

157 150 147 1.7 1.6 1.6

REGION(3)

Northeast

767 759 841 2.9 2.8 3.1

South

2,017 2,260 2,253 3.8 4.2 4.2

Midwest

1,153 1,096 1,121 3.6 3.4 3.4

West

1,232 1,120 1,205 3.7 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: August 08, 2017