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.
2017
Jan.
2018
Feb.
2018(p)
Feb.
2017
Jan.
2018
Feb.
2018(p)

Total

4,089 5,863 4,216 2.8 4.0 2.9

INDUSTRY

Total private

3,869 5,552 4,009 3.2 4.5 3.2

Mining and logging

28 31 29 4.4 4.5 4.1

Construction

278 370 251 4.3 5.5 3.7

Manufacturing

240 339 301 1.9 2.7 2.4

Durable goods

135 204 165 1.8 2.6 2.1

Nondurable goods

105 135 137 2.3 2.9 2.9

Trade, transportation, and utilities

900 1,457 845 3.3 5.3 3.1

Wholesale trade

117 163 120 2.0 2.8 2.0

Retail trade

646 945 575 4.1 6.0 3.7

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

137 348 150 2.5 6.0 2.6

Information

67 120 78 2.4 4.4 2.8

Financial activities

148 254 161 1.8 3.0 1.9

Finance and insurance

97 176 118 1.6 2.8 1.9

Real estate and rental and leasing

51 78 43 2.4 3.6 2.0

Professional and business services

870 1,176 940 4.4 5.8 4.6

Education and health services

448 677 513 1.9 2.9 2.2

Educational services

38 79 47 1.0 2.2 1.2

Health care and social assistance

410 597 465 2.1 3.0 2.4

Leisure and hospitality

726 940 761 4.7 6.1 4.9

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

79 122 75 3.8 5.9 3.6

Accommodation and food services

647 819 685 4.9 6.1 5.1

Other services

164 189 130 2.9 3.3 2.2

Government

220 310 207 1.0 1.4 0.9

Federal

34 56 34 1.2 2.0 1.2

State and local

186 254 173 0.9 1.3 0.9

State and local education

81 129 68 0.8 1.2 0.6

State and local, excluding education

104 125 105 1.2 1.4 1.2

REGION(3)

Northeast

666 937 573 2.5 3.5 2.1

South

1,643 2,383 1,790 3.1 4.5 3.3

Midwest

899 1,243 870 2.8 3.9 2.7

West

882 1,300 983 2.7 3.9 2.9

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 13, 2018