Table 10. Quits levels and rates by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted

Table 10. Quits levels and rates by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted(1)
Industry and region Levels (in thousands) Rates(2)
Mar.
2016
Feb.
2017
Mar.
2017(p)
Mar.
2016
Feb.
2017
Mar.
2017(p)

Total

2,632 2,499 2,806 1.8 1.7 1.9

INDUSTRY

Total private

2,504 2,379 2,673 2.1 2.0 2.2

Mining and logging

13 14 11 1.8 2.1 1.7

Construction

127 128 150 2.0 2.0 2.3

Manufacturing

133 153 183 1.1 1.2 1.5

Durable goods

75 79 89 1.0 1.0 1.2

Nondurable goods

58 74 94 1.3 1.6 2.0

Trade, transportation, and utilities

603 563 624 2.2 2.1 2.3

Wholesale trade

95 58 73 1.6 1.0 1.2

Retail trade

431 419 448 2.8 2.7 2.9

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

78 87 103 1.4 1.6 1.9

Information

34 42 33 1.2 1.5 1.2

Financial activities

95 71 103 1.2 0.9 1.2

Finance and insurance

51 43 70 0.8 0.7 1.1

Real estate and rental and leasing

44 28 32 2.1 1.3 1.5

Professional and business services

524 493 517 2.7 2.4 2.5

Education and health services

346 309 393 1.5 1.3 1.7

Educational services

28 23 33 0.8 0.6 0.9

Health care and social assistance

318 286 359 1.7 1.5 1.9

Leisure and hospitality

557 509 583 3.7 3.4 3.8

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

44 48 60 2.1 2.4 2.9

Accommodation and food services

513 460 523 3.9 3.5 3.9

Other services

73 97 76 1.3 1.7 1.3

Government

128 120 133 0.6 0.5 0.6

Federal

12 14 12 0.4 0.5 0.4

State and local

116 106 120 0.6 0.5 0.6

State and local education

47 43 46 0.4 0.4 0.4

State and local, excluding education

69 63 74 0.8 0.7 0.8

REGION(3)

Northeast

338 330 370 1.3 1.2 1.4

South

1,076 1,063 1,137 2.1 2.0 2.2

Midwest

566 562 610 1.8 1.8 1.9

West

653 543 689 2.0 1.6 2.1

Footnotes
(1) Quits are the number of quits during the entire month.
(2) The quits rate is the number of quits 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: May 09, 2017