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)
July
2017
June
2018
July
2018(p)
July
2017
June
2018
July
2018(p)

Total

5,782 5,774 5,977 3.9 3.8 4.0

INDUSTRY

Total private

5,365 5,223 5,551 4.3 4.1 4.3

Mining and logging

30 33 40 4.3 4.5 5.4

Construction

395 314 387 5.5 4.2 5.2

Manufacturing

360 348 374 2.9 2.7 2.9

Durable goods

221 188 213 2.9 2.3 2.7

Nondurable goods

138 160 161 2.9 3.3 3.3

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,050 1,090 1,154 3.8 3.9 4.2

Wholesale trade

157 134 138 2.6 2.2 2.3

Retail trade

698 758 813 4.4 4.8 5.1

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

195 198 203 3.4 3.4 3.5

Information

93 77 85 3.3 2.7 3.0

Financial activities

202 236 233 2.4 2.7 2.7

Finance and insurance

127 157 148 2.0 2.5 2.3

Real estate and rental and leasing

75 80 85 3.3 3.5 3.7

Professional and business services

1,197 1,147 1,128 5.8 5.4 5.3

Education and health services

736 775 787 3.2 3.3 3.4

Educational services

119 123 146 3.6 3.5 4.3

Health care and social assistance

617 652 641 3.2 3.3 3.2

Leisure and hospitality

1,035 999 1,123 6.1 5.9 6.5

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

158 140 125 5.9 5.2 4.6

Accommodation and food services

877 859 998 6.2 6.0 6.9

Other services

268 203 239 4.6 3.4 4.0

Government

417 551 426 2.0 2.5 2.0

Federal

33 30 33 1.2 1.1 1.2

State and local

384 521 393 2.1 2.7 2.2

State and local education

229 358 235 2.6 3.5 2.7

State and local, excluding education

155 164 157 1.6 1.7 1.7

REGION(3)

Northeast

932 870 837 3.5 3.2 3.1

South

2,344 2,320 2,546 4.4 4.2 4.7

Midwest

1,236 1,275 1,312 3.8 3.8 4.0

West

1,271 1,310 1,282 3.8 3.8 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

NOTE: Total nonfarm, government, federal government, and regional data in this table have been corrected for the months January 2011 through March 2018.

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Last Modified Date: September 11, 2018