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)
May
2017
Apr.
2018
May
2018(p)
May
2017
Apr.
2018
May
2018(p)

Total

5,257 5,227 5,525 3.6 3.5 3.7

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,857 4,985 5,149 3.9 4.0 4.1

Mining and logging

29 34 36 4.4 4.7 4.9

Construction

326 312 327 4.7 4.4 4.5

Manufacturing

327 346 328 2.6 2.7 2.6

Durable goods

173 199 181 2.2 2.5 2.3

Nondurable goods

154 148 147 3.3 3.1 3.1

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,024 1,064 1,048 3.7 3.9 3.8

Wholesale trade

116 142 112 2.0 2.4 1.9

Retail trade

742 728 738 4.7 4.6 4.6

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

165 194 198 2.9 3.4 3.4

Information

79 86 87 2.8 3.1 3.1

Financial activities

212 214 193 2.5 2.5 2.3

Finance and insurance

137 136 121 2.2 2.2 1.9

Real estate and rental and leasing

75 78 72 3.5 3.5 3.2

Professional and business services

1,096 1,115 1,195 5.4 5.4 5.7

Education and health services

658 614 716 2.8 2.6 3.0

Educational services

107 70 120 2.9 1.8 3.2

Health care and social assistance

552 544 595 2.8 2.7 3.0

Leisure and hospitality

922 1,011 1,030 5.7 6.3 6.2

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

110 170 110 4.6 7.5 4.5

Accommodation and food services

812 841 920 5.8 6.1 6.5

Other services

184 188 191 3.2 3.2 3.2

Government

- - - - - -

Federal

- - - - - -

State and local

370 211 350 1.9 1.1 1.8

State and local education

219 92 214 2.0 0.8 2.0

State and local, excluding education

151 119 136 1.7 1.3 1.5

REGION(3)

Northeast

733 763 736 2.7 2.8 2.7

South

2,301 2,160 2,352 4.3 4.0 4.3

Midwest

1,085 1,053 1,220 3.3 3.2 3.7

West

1,138 1,252 1,218 3.4 3.7 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

-Data not available

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Last Modified Date: July 10, 2018