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)
Dec.
2015
Nov.
2016
Dec.
2016(p)
Dec.
2015
Nov.
2016
Dec.
2016(p)

Total

4,822 4,367 4,698 3.3 3.0 3.2

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,511 4,125 4,428 3.7 3.3 3.6

Mining and logging

41 25 27 5.4 3.6 3.9

Construction

304 311 428 4.7 4.6 6.5

Manufacturing

234 248 237 1.9 2.0 1.9

Durable goods

141 139 127 1.8 1.8 1.7

Nondurable goods

93 109 110 2.0 2.4 2.4

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,102 889 980 4.0 3.2 3.5

Wholesale trade

109 109 114 1.9 1.8 1.9

Retail trade

780 593 660 4.8 3.6 4.0

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

212 187 206 3.8 3.3 3.6

Information

53 69 76 1.9 2.5 2.7

Financial activities

189 139 152 2.3 1.7 1.8

Finance and insurance

131 96 104 2.2 1.6 1.7

Real estate and rental and leasing

58 43 48 2.8 2.0 2.2

Professional and business services

1,064 881 1,043 5.3 4.3 5.1

Education and health services

504 480 506 2.2 2.1 2.2

Educational services

55 37 55 1.5 1.0 1.5

Health care and social assistance

448 443 451 2.4 2.3 2.3

Leisure and hospitality

867 915 819 5.8 6.0 5.4

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

109 146 129 5.4 7.0 6.3

Accommodation and food services

758 768 690 5.8 5.8 5.2

Other services

154 167 160 2.7 2.9 2.8

Government

311 242 270 1.4 1.1 1.2

Federal

37 37 38 1.3 1.3 1.3

State and local

275 206 232 1.4 1.0 1.2

State and local education

134 70 96 1.3 0.6 0.9

State and local, excluding education

141 136 137 1.6 1.5 1.5

REGION(3)

Northeast

842 737 824 3.2 2.7 3.0

South

1,828 1,641 1,721 3.5 3.1 3.2

Midwest

1,100 1,001 1,091 3.4 3.1 3.3

West

1,052 988 1,063 3.2 3.0 3.2

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: February 07, 2017