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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)
June
2019
May
2020
June
2020(p)
June
2019
May
2020
June
2020(p)

Total

5,894 4,156 4,933 3.9 3.1 3.6

INDUSTRY

Total private

5,343 3,812 4,533 4.1 3.4 3.9

Mining and logging

21 28 23 2.8 4.4 3.7

Construction

384 255 287 5.0 3.6 3.9

Manufacturing

334 283 392 2.6 2.4 3.2

Durable goods

183 179 241 2.3 2.5 3.2

Nondurable goods

151 104 151 3.1 2.3 3.3

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,099 911 1,025 4.0 3.7 4.0

Wholesale trade

150 160 173 2.5 2.9 3.1

Retail trade

752 534 615 4.8 3.9 4.3

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

196 216 237 3.2 3.9 4.2

Information

81 52 58 2.8 2.0 2.2

Financial activities

226 155 176 2.6 1.8 2.0

Finance and insurance

128 97 118 2.0 1.5 1.8

Real estate and rental and leasing

98 58 58 4.2 2.7 2.6

Professional and business services

1,090 881 892 5.1 4.5 4.5

Education and health services

741 581 666 3.1 2.6 2.9

Educational services

156 87 117 4.4 2.6 3.6

Health care and social assistance

585 494 549 2.9 2.6 2.8

Leisure and hospitality

1,136 537 833 6.6 5.3 6.6

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

121 51 99 4.5 4.2 5.7

Accommodation and food services

1,015 485 734 7.0 5.5 6.8

Other services

231 129 182 3.9 2.7 3.5

Government

551 344 400 2.5 1.6 1.9

Federal

31 48 38 1.1 1.7 1.3

State and local

521 296 362 2.7 1.6 2.0

State and local education

381 185 246 3.8 1.9 2.7

State and local, excluding education

139 110 117 1.5 1.2 1.3

REGION(3)

Northeast

987 656 865 3.6 2.7 3.4

South

2,305 1,719 1,899 4.1 3.5 3.7

Midwest

1,251 873 991 3.8 3.0 3.3

West

1,351 907 1,179 3.8 2.9 3.7

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

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Last Modified Date: August 10, 2020