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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.
2018
Oct.
2019
Nov.
2019(p)
Nov.
2018
Oct.
2019
Nov.
2019(p)

Total

4,963 5,775 4,997 3.3 3.8 3.3

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,713 5,459 4,745 3.7 4.2 3.6

Mining and logging

29 27 24 3.8 3.5 3.2

Construction

389 498 409 5.2 6.5 5.4

Manufacturing

308 330 276 2.4 2.6 2.1

Durable goods

164 193 157 2.0 2.4 1.9

Nondurable goods

144 137 119 3.0 2.9 2.5

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,027 1,076 1,083 3.6 3.9 3.8

Wholesale trade

140 145 127 2.4 2.4 2.1

Retail trade

674 688 741 4.1 4.4 4.6

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

214 243 215 3.4 4.0 3.4

Information

80 87 63 2.8 3.1 2.2

Financial activities

169 195 190 2.0 2.2 2.2

Finance and insurance

106 119 120 1.7 1.9 1.9

Real estate and rental and leasing

62 76 70 2.7 3.2 3.0

Professional and business services

1,002 1,115 1,036 4.7 5.1 4.7

Education and health services

510 666 522 2.1 2.7 2.1

Educational services

58 73 50 1.5 1.8 1.2

Health care and social assistance

453 593 472 2.2 2.9 2.3

Leisure and hospitality

988 1,228 979 6.1 7.3 5.9

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

188 231 198 8.3 9.5 8.5

Accommodation and food services

800 996 781 5.7 6.9 5.5

Other services

211 237 161 3.6 4.0 2.7

Government

250 317 252 1.1 1.4 1.1

Federal

33 54 39 1.2 1.9 1.4

State and local

217 262 213 1.1 1.3 1.1

State and local education

94 105 80 0.9 1.0 0.7

State and local, excluding education

123 158 133 1.3 1.7 1.4

REGION(3)

Northeast

703 940 816 2.5 3.3 2.9

South

1,941 2,114 1,835 3.5 3.8 3.3

Midwest

1,241 1,268 1,151 3.7 3.8 3.4

West

1,078 1,454 1,195 3.1 4.1 3.4

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: January 17, 2020