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.
2016
Mar.
2017
Apr.
2017(p)
Apr.
2016
Mar.
2017
Apr.
2017(p)

Total

4,837 4,575 4,806 3.4 3.2 3.3

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,581 4,352 4,577 3.8 3.6 3.7

Mining and logging

31 24 23 4.6 3.5 3.3

Construction

312 323 362 4.7 4.9 5.4

Manufacturing

264 298 313 2.1 2.4 2.5

Durable goods

161 161 166 2.1 2.1 2.2

Nondurable goods

103 137 146 2.3 3.0 3.2

Trade, transportation, and utilities

973 943 899 3.6 3.5 3.3

Wholesale trade

149 130 120 2.5 2.2 2.0

Retail trade

666 650 624 4.3 4.2 4.0

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

157 163 154 2.9 2.9 2.8

Information

82 76 66 2.9 2.8 2.4

Financial activities

187 196 173 2.3 2.3 2.1

Finance and insurance

115 130 117 1.9 2.1 1.9

Real estate and rental and leasing

72 66 56 3.4 3.1 2.6

Professional and business services

1,108 946 1,084 5.5 4.7 5.3

Education and health services

532 578 566 2.3 2.5 2.4

Educational services

59 61 62 1.6 1.6 1.6

Health care and social assistance

473 517 504 2.5 2.7 2.6

Leisure and hospitality

929 806 882 6.0 5.2 5.6

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

137 102 132 6.3 4.9 6.0

Accommodation and food services

792 704 749 6.0 5.3 5.5

Other services

163 161 209 2.9 2.8 3.6

Government

256 223 229 1.1 1.0 1.0

Federal

40 32 33 1.4 1.1 1.2

State and local

217 191 197 1.1 1.0 1.0

State and local education

88 72 81 0.8 0.7 0.7

State and local, excluding education

129 120 116 1.4 1.3 1.3

REGION(3)

Northeast

710 655 733 2.7 2.4 2.7

South

1,925 1,868 1,983 3.7 3.5 3.7

Midwest

1,024 1,007 995 3.2 3.1 3.1

West

1,179 1,045 1,094 3.6 3.2 3.3

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 06, 2017