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)
Mar.
2017
Feb.
2018
Mar.
2018(p)
Mar.
2017
Feb.
2018
Mar.
2018(p)

Total

4,545 4,175 4,683 3.1 2.8 3.2

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,322 3,973 4,464 3.5 3.2 3.6

Mining and logging

24 29 33 3.7 4.1 4.7

Construction

322 239 305 4.9 3.5 4.4

Manufacturing

303 300 333 2.5 2.4 2.6

Durable goods

164 165 193 2.1 2.1 2.5

Nondurable goods

139 134 140 3.0 2.9 3.0

Trade, transportation, and utilities

958 845 942 3.5 3.1 3.4

Wholesale trade

133 115 128 2.3 1.9 2.2

Retail trade

668 581 643 4.3 3.7 4.1

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

157 149 171 2.8 2.6 3.0

Information

72 71 72 2.6 2.6 2.6

Financial activities

186 163 169 2.2 1.9 2.0

Finance and insurance

118 116 108 1.9 1.8 1.7

Real estate and rental and leasing

68 47 61 3.2 2.1 2.8

Professional and business services

887 926 1,041 4.4 4.5 5.1

Education and health services

562 514 550 2.4 2.2 2.3

Educational services

51 57 51 1.3 1.5 1.3

Health care and social assistance

511 457 499 2.6 2.3 2.5

Leisure and hospitality

836 747 828 5.4 4.8 5.2

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

103 80 112 4.9 3.8 5.2

Accommodation and food services

733 667 716 5.5 4.9 5.2

Other services

172 139 189 3.0 2.4 3.3

Government

223 203 219 1.0 0.9 1.0

Federal

33 34 33 1.2 1.2 1.2

State and local

190 169 186 1.0 0.8 0.9

State and local education

72 70 77 0.7 0.6 0.7

State and local, excluding education

119 99 108 1.3 1.1 1.2

REGION(3)

Northeast

679 574 624 2.5 2.1 2.3

South

1,814 1,747 1,951 3.4 3.3 3.6

Midwest

1,026 836 958 3.2 2.6 2.9

West

1,027 1,019 1,149 3.1 3.0 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.
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Last Modified Date: May 08, 2018