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)
Feb.
2016
Jan.
2017
Feb.
2017(p)
Feb.
2016
Jan.
2017
Feb.
2017(p)

Total

4,226 5,776 4,138 3.0 4.0 2.9

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,018 5,453 3,930 3.4 4.5 3.2

Mining and logging

40 33 32 5.8 5.0 4.7

Construction

280 403 276 4.5 6.3 4.3

Manufacturing

268 310 249 2.2 2.5 2.0

Durable goods

170 174 132 2.2 2.3 1.7

Nondurable goods

98 136 117 2.1 3.0 2.5

Trade, transportation, and utilities

896 1,365 884 3.4 5.0 3.3

Wholesale trade

121 158 109 2.1 2.7 1.9

Retail trade

649 856 646 4.2 5.4 4.1

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

125 351 129 2.3 6.3 2.3

Information

61 110 72 2.2 4.0 2.6

Financial activities

177 231 146 2.2 2.8 1.7

Finance and insurance

121 155 97 2.0 2.5 1.6

Real estate and rental and leasing

56 76 49 2.7 3.6 2.3

Professional and business services

942 1,172 905 4.8 5.8 4.5

Education and health services

452 657 461 2.0 2.9 2.0

Educational services

50 75 33 1.4 2.2 0.9

Health care and social assistance

402 582 429 2.1 3.0 2.2

Leisure and hospitality

758 957 727 5.1 6.4 4.8

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

74 106 76 3.7 5.3 3.8

Accommodation and food services

684 851 651 5.3 6.5 5.0

Other services

144 214 177 2.6 3.8 3.1

Government

208 323 208 0.9 1.5 0.9

Federal

30 68 24 1.1 2.4 0.8

State and local

177 255 184 0.9 1.3 0.9

State and local education

77 120 81 0.7 1.2 0.7

State and local, excluding education

101 135 104 1.1 1.5 1.2

REGION(3)

Northeast

625 965 649 2.4 3.6 2.4

South

1,670 2,170 1,651 3.2 4.2 3.1

Midwest

951 1,316 899 3.0 4.1 2.8

West

980 1,325 938 3.0 4.1 2.8

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: April 11, 2017