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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)
Feb.
2020
Jan.
2021
Feb.
2021(p)
Feb.
2020
Jan.
2021
Feb.
2021(p)

Total

2,789 3,291 2,753 1.8 2.3 1.9

INDUSTRY

Total private

2,649 3,163 2,612 2.1 2.6 2.2

Mining and logging

11 8 10 1.7 1.3 1.7

Construction

115 132 133 1.6 1.9 1.9

Manufacturing

159 238 226 1.2 2.0 1.9

Durable goods

94 137 120 1.2 1.8 1.6

Nondurable goods

65 100 105 1.4 2.2 2.3

Trade, transportation, and utilities

635 760 619 2.3 2.8 2.3

Wholesale trade

82 75 68 1.4 1.3 1.2

Retail trade

427 554 434 2.8 3.7 2.9

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

126 131 118 2.0 2.1 1.9

Information

45 41 36 1.6 1.5 1.4

Financial activities

105 149 118 1.2 1.7 1.4

Finance and insurance

73 104 71 1.1 1.6 1.1

Real estate and rental and leasing

32 44 48 1.4 2.0 2.2

Professional and business services

525 609 477 2.5 3.0 2.3

Education and health services

432 505 410 1.8 2.2 1.8

Educational services

43 25 32 1.1 0.8 0.9

Health care and social assistance

389 479 378 1.9 2.4 1.9

Leisure and hospitality

538 621 467 3.3 4.9 3.6

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

54 53 29 2.4 3.5 1.8

Accommodation and food services

483 567 438 3.4 5.1 3.8

Other services

84 103 114 1.4 1.9 2.1

Government

140 129 142 0.6 0.6 0.7

Federal

17 27 16 0.6 0.9 0.6

State and local

123 102 126 0.6 0.5 0.7

State and local education

55 33 56 0.5 0.3 0.6

State and local, excluding education

68 69 70 0.7 0.8 0.8

REGION(3)

Northeast

368 452 345 1.3 1.8 1.3

South

1,165 1,455 1,172 2.1 2.8 2.2

Midwest

624 709 626 1.9 2.3 2.0

West

632 675 610 1.8 2.0 1.8

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: April 06, 2021