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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)
Nov.
2020
Oct.
2021
Nov.
2021(p)
Nov.
2020
Oct.
2021
Nov.
2021(p)

Total

5,116 6,029 5,745 3.6 4.0 3.8

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,782 5,657 5,469 3.9 4.5 4.3

Mining and logging

15 23 16 2.5 3.5 2.5

Construction

369 357 417 5.0 4.7 5.5

Manufacturing

328 430 372 2.7 3.4 3.0

Durable goods

172 236 206 2.3 3.0 2.6

Nondurable goods

156 194 166 3.4 4.1 3.5

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,037 1,257 1,249 3.8 4.5 4.4

Wholesale trade

122 175 155 2.2 3.0 2.7

Retail trade

697 848 843 4.5 5.5 5.3

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

218 234 251 3.4 3.6 3.7

Information

66 101 83 2.5 3.6 3.0

Financial activities

167 185 198 1.9 2.1 2.2

Finance and insurance

112 115 135 1.7 1.8 2.0

Real estate and rental and leasing

55 70 63 2.5 3.0 2.7

Professional and business services

1,034 1,128 1,079 5.0 5.2 5.0

Education and health services

554 764 722 2.4 3.2 3.0

Educational services

56 72 66 1.6 1.9 1.7

Health care and social assistance

498 692 656 2.5 3.4 3.2

Leisure and hospitality

1,028 1,192 1,117 7.7 7.7 7.3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

115 207 192 6.8 9.6 9.1

Accommodation and food services

913 985 926 7.8 7.4 7.0

Other services

185 219 217 3.4 3.8 3.8

Government

334 373 276 1.5 1.7 1.2

Federal

133 55 36 4.6 1.9 1.2

State and local

201 317 240 1.1 1.6 1.2

State and local education

68 142 94 0.7 1.4 0.9

State and local, excluding education

133 176 146 1.5 2.0 1.6

REGION(3)

Northeast

827 941 990 3.1 3.5 3.6

South

1,862 2,430 2,263 3.5 4.4 4.1

Midwest

1,222 1,263 1,250 3.9 3.9 3.9

West

1,205 1,396 1,242 3.6 4.0 3.5

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: January 04, 2022