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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)
Oct.
2021
Sept.
2022
Oct.
2022(p)
Oct.
2021
Sept.
2022
Oct.
2022(p)

Total

4,220 4,285 4,045 2.8 2.8 2.6

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,000 4,026 3,840 3.2 3.1 2.9

Mining and logging

12 14 15 2.1 2.3 2.3

Construction

207 178 201 2.7 2.3 2.5

Manufacturing

303 263 263 2.4 2.0 2.0

Durable goods

156 145 133 2.0 1.8 1.7

Nondurable goods

147 118 131 3.1 2.4 2.7

Trade, transportation, and utilities

993 940 925 3.5 3.3 3.2

Wholesale trade

120 106 109 2.1 1.8 1.8

Retail trade

706 606 622 4.5 3.9 3.9

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

167 228 194 2.5 3.2 2.7

Information

60 58 30 2.1 1.9 1.0

Financial activities

123 148 155 1.4 1.7 1.7

Finance and insurance

72 87 92 1.1 1.3 1.4

Real estate and rental and leasing

51 61 64 2.2 2.6 2.7

Professional and business services

748 736 653 3.4 3.3 2.9

Education and health services

604 565 586 2.5 2.3 2.3

Educational services

48 52 43 1.3 1.3 1.1

Health care and social assistance

556 514 543 2.8 2.5 2.6

Leisure and hospitality

814 943 873 5.5 5.9 5.5

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

73 104 83 3.5 4.4 3.6

Accommodation and food services

742 839 791 5.8 6.2 5.8

Other services

133 180 139 2.4 3.1 2.4

Government

220 259 204 1.0 1.2 0.9

Federal

27 21 17 0.9 0.7 0.6

State and local

193 238 187 1.0 1.2 0.9

State and local education

83 106 85 0.8 1.0 0.8

State and local, excluding education

111 132 102 1.2 1.5 1.1

REGION(3)

Northeast

601 594 520 2.3 2.2 1.9

South

1,757 1,754 1,731 3.2 3.1 3.0

Midwest

901 974 890 2.8 2.9 2.7

West

961 962 903 2.8 2.7 2.5

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

Last Modified Date: November 30, 2022