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.
2016
Feb.
2017
Mar.
2017(p)
Mar.
2016
Feb.
2017
Mar.
2017(p)

Total

4,408 4,075 4,475 3.1 2.8 3.1

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,178 3,864 4,258 3.5 3.2 3.5

Mining and logging

47 29 24 6.9 4.3 3.5

Construction

277 277 326 4.3 4.3 4.9

Manufacturing

264 238 302 2.1 1.9 2.5

Durable goods

162 134 161 2.1 1.7 2.1

Nondurable goods

102 105 141 2.2 2.3 3.1

Trade, transportation, and utilities

905 897 933 3.4 3.3 3.5

Wholesale trade

149 118 128 2.6 2.0 2.2

Retail trade

609 651 650 3.9 4.2 4.2

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

147 128 155 2.7 2.3 2.8

Information

62 66 70 2.2 2.4 2.5

Financial activities

182 146 185 2.2 1.7 2.2

Finance and insurance

114 96 119 1.9 1.6 1.9

Real estate and rental and leasing

68 49 67 3.2 2.3 3.1

Professional and business services

983 881 858 5.0 4.4 4.2

Education and health services

518 447 584 2.3 1.9 2.5

Educational services

51 32 59 1.4 0.8 1.6

Health care and social assistance

467 415 525 2.5 2.1 2.7

Leisure and hospitality

811 721 821 5.4 4.8 5.3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

109 78 100 5.3 3.9 4.8

Accommodation and food services

702 643 721 5.4 4.9 5.4

Other services

131 162 154 2.3 2.9 2.7

Government

230 211 217 1.0 0.9 1.0

Federal

32 27 28 1.2 1.0 1.0

State and local

198 184 189 1.0 0.9 0.9

State and local education

84 82 71 0.8 0.8 0.7

State and local, excluding education

114 102 118 1.3 1.1 1.3

REGION(3)

Northeast

650 668 684 2.5 2.5 2.6

South

1,710 1,639 1,772 3.3 3.1 3.4

Midwest

1,041 855 966 3.3 2.7 3.0

West

1,006 913 1,053 3.1 2.8 3.2

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 09, 2017