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)
June
2018
May
2019
June
2019(p)
June
2018
May
2019
June
2019(p)

Total

5,855 5,615 5,795 3.9 3.7 3.8

INDUSTRY

Total private

5,300 5,190 5,251 4.2 4.0 4.0

Mining and logging

33 24 20 4.4 3.2 2.6

Construction

335 371 376 4.5 4.9 4.9

Manufacturing

352 340 322 2.8 2.7 2.5

Durable goods

189 189 187 2.4 2.3 2.3

Nondurable goods

163 151 135 3.4 3.2 2.8

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,100 1,110 1,070 4.0 4.0 3.8

Wholesale trade

132 143 156 2.3 2.4 2.6

Retail trade

757 777 749 4.8 4.9 4.7

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

211 191 166 3.5 3.1 2.7

Information

98 91 94 3.4 3.2 3.3

Financial activities

234 211 225 2.7 2.4 2.6

Finance and insurance

161 135 129 2.5 2.1 2.0

Real estate and rental and leasing

73 76 96 3.2 3.3 4.1

Professional and business services

1,175 1,173 1,061 5.6 5.5 4.9

Education and health services

758 649 736 3.2 2.7 3.1

Educational services

131 122 165 3.7 3.2 4.6

Health care and social assistance

627 526 571 3.1 2.6 2.8

Leisure and hospitality

1,004 1,007 1,133 5.9 5.9 6.5

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

159 132 125 5.9 5.2 4.5

Accommodation and food services

844 875 1,008 5.9 6.1 6.9

Other services

212 214 213 3.6 3.6 3.5

Government

555 425 544 2.5 1.9 2.4

Federal

30 29 31 1.1 1.0 1.1

State and local

525 396 513 2.7 2.0 2.6

State and local education

360 264 388 3.6 2.4 3.8

State and local, excluding education

165 133 125 1.7 1.4 1.3

REGION(3)

Northeast

915 856 907 3.3 3.1 3.2

South

2,304 2,175 2,274 4.2 3.9 4.1

Midwest

1,278 1,212 1,287 3.9 3.6 3.8

West

1,358 1,373 1,327 3.9 3.9 3.8

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: August 06, 2019