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)
Nov.
2015
Oct.
2016
Nov.
2016(p)
Nov.
2015
Oct.
2016
Nov.
2016(p)

Total

4,300 5,149 4,395 3.0 3.5 3.0

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,070 4,855 4,154 3.3 3.9 3.4

Mining and logging

31 34 25 4.0 4.9 3.5

Construction

295 346 317 4.4 5.0 4.6

Manufacturing

234 287 236 1.9 2.3 1.9

Durable goods

134 156 135 1.7 2.0 1.8

Nondurable goods

99 131 102 2.2 2.8 2.2

Trade, transportation, and utilities

897 1,047 913 3.3 3.8 3.3

Wholesale trade

107 136 111 1.8 2.3 1.9

Retail trade

642 716 607 4.0 4.5 3.7

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

148 195 194 2.7 3.5 3.5

Information

71 74 63 2.6 2.6 2.3

Financial activities

161 160 136 2.0 1.9 1.6

Finance and insurance

107 95 95 1.8 1.5 1.5

Real estate and rental and leasing

54 65 42 2.6 3.0 1.9

Professional and business services

909 1,065 908 4.5 5.2 4.4

Education and health services

469 583 471 2.1 2.5 2.0

Educational services

56 49 39 1.5 1.3 1.0

Health care and social assistance

413 534 432 2.2 2.8 2.2

Leisure and hospitality

855 1,085 916 5.7 7.0 6.0

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

143 189 144 7.0 8.6 6.9

Accommodation and food services

712 896 772 5.5 6.7 5.8

Other services

148 175 169 2.6 3.1 3.0

Government

230 293 241 1.0 1.3 1.1

Federal

36 34 33 1.3 1.2 1.2

State and local

194 259 208 1.0 1.3 1.0

State and local education

73 83 71 0.7 0.8 0.7

State and local, excluding education

120 176 137 1.3 1.9 1.5

REGION(3)

Northeast

695 805 723 2.6 3.0 2.7

South

1,626 1,995 1,646 3.1 3.8 3.1

Midwest

1,022 1,162 990 3.2 3.6 3.0

West

958 1,186 1,036 2.9 3.6 3.1

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: January 10, 2017