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.
2015
Oct.
2016
Nov.
2016(p)
Nov.
2015
Oct.
2016
Nov.
2016(p)

Total

2,356 3,169 2,553 1.6 2.2 1.7

INDUSTRY

Total private

2,247 3,028 2,440 1.8 2.5 2.0

Mining and logging

15 15 13 2.0 2.1 1.9

Construction

97 142 122 1.5 2.1 1.8

Manufacturing

111 166 120 0.9 1.3 1.0

Durable goods

55 88 69 0.7 1.2 0.9

Nondurable goods

56 77 51 1.2 1.7 1.1

Trade, transportation, and utilities

529 716 582 1.9 2.6 2.1

Wholesale trade

54 82 73 0.9 1.4 1.2

Retail trade

397 512 390 2.5 3.2 2.4

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

77 122 119 1.4 2.2 2.1

Information

36 42 32 1.3 1.5 1.1

Financial activities

69 92 65 0.8 1.1 0.8

Finance and insurance

45 66 47 0.7 1.1 0.8

Real estate and rental and leasing

24 27 18 1.1 1.2 0.9

Professional and business services

444 643 517 2.2 3.1 2.5

Education and health services

318 401 311 1.4 1.7 1.3

Educational services

33 31 27 0.9 0.8 0.7

Health care and social assistance

285 371 284 1.5 1.9 1.5

Leisure and hospitality

536 704 599 3.6 4.5 3.9

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

38 71 55 1.9 3.2 2.6

Accommodation and food services

498 633 544 3.8 4.7 4.1

Other services

91 108 80 1.6 1.9 1.4

Government

108 141 112 0.5 0.6 0.5

Federal

11 12 13 0.4 0.4 0.4

State and local

98 129 100 0.5 0.7 0.5

State and local education

41 51 44 0.4 0.5 0.4

State and local, excluding education

57 78 56 0.6 0.9 0.6

REGION(3)

Northeast

318 439 370 1.2 1.6 1.4

South

925 1,238 1,023 1.8 2.3 1.9

Midwest

581 729 581 1.8 2.2 1.8

West

531 764 579 1.6 2.3 1.7

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: January 10, 2017