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.
2016
Mar.
2017
Apr.
2017(p)
Apr.
2016
Mar.
2017
Apr.
2017(p)

Total

2,910 2,828 3,016 2.0 2.0 2.1

INDUSTRY

Total private

2,769 2,691 2,895 2.3 2.2 2.3

Mining and logging

13 11 11 2.0 1.6 1.6

Construction

118 144 177 1.8 2.2 2.6

Manufacturing

151 175 185 1.2 1.4 1.5

Durable goods

86 89 102 1.1 1.2 1.3

Nondurable goods

65 86 83 1.4 1.9 1.8

Trade, transportation, and utilities

645 622 595 2.4 2.3 2.2

Wholesale trade

91 75 75 1.6 1.3 1.3

Retail trade

454 447 426 2.9 2.9 2.7

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

100 99 93 1.8 1.8 1.7

Information

39 40 31 1.4 1.5 1.1

Financial activities

101 107 111 1.2 1.3 1.3

Finance and insurance

64 73 75 1.0 1.2 1.2

Real estate and rental and leasing

38 34 36 1.8 1.6 1.7

Professional and business services

580 567 655 2.9 2.8 3.2

Education and health services

372 392 388 1.6 1.7 1.7

Educational services

33 34 31 0.9 0.9 0.8

Health care and social assistance

339 358 357 1.8 1.9 1.8

Leisure and hospitality

644 550 630 4.2 3.6 4.0

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

58 55 72 2.7 2.6 3.3

Accommodation and food services

586 495 557 4.4 3.7 4.1

Other services

105 83 113 1.9 1.4 2.0

Government

142 138 121 0.6 0.6 0.5

Federal

14 15 15 0.5 0.5 0.5

State and local

127 123 106 0.6 0.6 0.5

State and local education

45 46 43 0.4 0.4 0.4

State and local, excluding education

82 77 63 0.9 0.9 0.7

REGION(3)

Northeast

323 348 413 1.2 1.3 1.5

South

1,228 1,214 1,264 2.3 2.3 2.4

Midwest

655 612 627 2.0 1.9 1.9

West

705 654 711 2.1 2.0 2.1

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 06, 2017