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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)
Nov.
2019
Oct.
2020
Nov.
2020(p)
Nov.
2019
Oct.
2020
Nov.
2020(p)

Total

2,965 3,296 2,724 1.9 2.3 1.9

INDUSTRY

Total private

2,828 3,137 2,598 2.2 2.6 2.1

Mining and logging

11 10 8 1.4 1.5 1.2

Construction

128 140 121 1.7 1.9 1.6

Manufacturing

154 230 184 1.2 1.9 1.5

Durable goods

78 127 100 1.0 1.7 1.3

Nondurable goods

76 104 84 1.6 2.2 1.8

Trade, transportation, and utilities

724 776 657 2.6 2.9 2.4

Wholesale trade

74 101 68 1.2 1.8 1.2

Retail trade

519 520 445 3.2 3.4 2.9

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

132 154 145 2.1 2.6 2.3

Information

37 33 36 1.3 1.3 1.4

Financial activities

135 119 100 1.5 1.4 1.1

Finance and insurance

90 67 65 1.4 1.0 1.0

Real estate and rental and leasing

46 52 35 2.0 2.3 1.6

Professional and business services

561 650 533 2.6 3.1 2.6

Education and health services

374 476 337 1.5 2.0 1.4

Educational services

34 37 32 0.9 1.0 0.9

Health care and social assistance

339 440 305 1.6 2.2 1.5

Leisure and hospitality

597 606 536 3.6 4.5 4.1

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

64 56 33 2.8 3.3 2.0

Accommodation and food services

534 550 504 3.8 4.7 4.4

Other services

108 97 86 1.8 1.8 1.6

Government

137 159 126 0.6 0.7 0.6

Federal

16 31 22 0.6 1.0 0.8

State and local

121 128 104 0.6 0.7 0.5

State and local education

54 54 39 0.5 0.5 0.4

State and local, excluding education

68 74 64 0.7 0.8 0.7

REGION(3)

Northeast

398 466 370 1.4 1.8 1.4

South

1,184 1,408 1,212 2.1 2.7 2.3

Midwest

665 732 610 2.0 2.3 1.9

West

718 690 532 2.0 2.1 1.6

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.
(p) Preliminary

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Last Modified Date: January 12, 2021