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)
Apr.
2018
Mar.
2019
Apr.
2019(p)
Apr.
2018
Mar.
2019
Apr.
2019(p)

Total

5,263 4,883 5,383 3.5 3.3 3.6

INDUSTRY

Total private

5,017 4,653 5,139 4.0 3.7 4.0

Mining and logging

37 37 37 5.2 5.0 5.0

Construction

314 315 354 4.4 4.4 4.8

Manufacturing

348 346 355 2.8 2.7 2.8

Durable goods

198 194 206 2.5 2.4 2.6

Nondurable goods

150 152 149 3.2 3.2 3.1

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,066 992 1,065 3.9 3.6 3.9

Wholesale trade

146 138 146 2.5 2.3 2.5

Retail trade

727 653 730 4.6 4.2 4.7

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

194 201 190 3.3 3.3 3.1

Information

94 80 98 3.3 2.8 3.5

Financial activities

211 161 239 2.5 1.9 2.8

Finance and insurance

134 112 142 2.1 1.8 2.3

Real estate and rental and leasing

77 49 97 3.5 2.1 4.2

Professional and business services

1,095 1,078 1,153 5.3 5.1 5.4

Education and health services

618 624 626 2.6 2.6 2.6

Educational services

70 54 63 1.8 1.4 1.6

Health care and social assistance

548 570 563 2.8 2.8 2.8

Leisure and hospitality

1,021 853 1,025 6.3 5.2 6.2

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

184 101 133 8.0 4.4 5.5

Accommodation and food services

837 752 892 6.1 5.4 6.3

Other services

213 168 187 3.7 2.9 3.2

Government

245 230 244 1.1 1.0 1.1

Federal

32 38 27 1.2 1.4 1.0

State and local

213 191 217 1.1 1.0 1.1

State and local education

93 84 91 0.9 0.8 0.8

State and local, excluding education

119 107 126 1.3 1.2 1.4

REGION(3)

Northeast

810 718 756 3.0 2.6 2.7

South

2,132 2,080 2,285 3.9 3.8 4.1

Midwest

1,067 1,015 1,109 3.3 3.1 3.3

West

1,254 1,070 1,233 3.7 3.1 3.5

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: June 10, 2019