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

Total

3,311 3,165 3,460 2.2 2.1 2.3

INDUSTRY

Total private

3,166 3,025 3,317 2.5 2.4 2.6

Mining and logging

21 21 18 2.9 2.9 2.5

Construction

172 134 157 2.4 1.9 2.1

Manufacturing

213 215 226 1.7 1.7 1.8

Durable goods

120 111 135 1.5 1.4 1.7

Nondurable goods

92 104 91 2.0 2.2 1.9

Trade, transportation, and utilities

694 695 724 2.5 2.5 2.6

Wholesale trade

91 102 102 1.6 1.7 1.7

Retail trade

477 463 492 3.0 3.0 3.1

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

126 130 131 2.2 2.2 2.2

Information

44 45 57 1.6 1.6 2.0

Financial activities

100 99 149 1.2 1.1 1.7

Finance and insurance

47 61 84 0.7 1.0 1.3

Real estate and rental and leasing

53 37 65 2.4 1.6 2.8

Professional and business services

674 617 636 3.2 2.9 3.0

Education and health services

424 438 429 1.8 1.8 1.8

Educational services

44 33 39 1.1 0.8 1.0

Health care and social assistance

380 405 389 1.9 2.0 1.9

Leisure and hospitality

701 640 759 4.3 3.9 4.6

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

55 66 64 2.4 2.9 2.6

Accommodation and food services

646 574 695 4.7 4.1 4.9

Other services

123 120 162 2.1 2.0 2.7

Government

145 140 143 0.6 0.6 0.6

Federal

16 21 14 0.6 0.8 0.5

State and local

129 119 129 0.6 0.6 0.6

State and local education

55 58 52 0.5 0.5 0.5

State and local, excluding education

74 61 77 0.8 0.7 0.8

REGION(3)

Northeast

466 454 450 1.7 1.6 1.6

South

1,364 1,315 1,501 2.5 2.4 2.7

Midwest

692 686 736 2.1 2.1 2.2

West

789 711 773 2.3 2.1 2.2

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: June 10, 2019