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.
2017
Mar.
2018
Apr.
2018(p)
Apr.
2017
Mar.
2018
Apr.
2018(p)

Total

3,051 3,102 3,335 2.1 2.1 2.2

INDUSTRY

Total private

2,927 2,971 3,186 2.4 2.4 2.5

Mining and logging

10 18 21 1.4 2.6 2.9

Construction

166 134 172 2.4 1.9 2.4

Manufacturing

190 201 208 1.5 1.6 1.6

Durable goods

103 120 121 1.3 1.5 1.5

Nondurable goods

88 81 87 1.9 1.7 1.8

Trade, transportation, and utilities

608 624 675 2.2 2.3 2.5

Wholesale trade

79 82 90 1.4 1.4 1.5

Retail trade

433 426 462 2.8 2.7 2.9

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

95 117 123 1.7 2.0 2.1

Information

37 38 49 1.3 1.4 1.8

Financial activities

123 101 99 1.5 1.2 1.2

Finance and insurance

81 62 47 1.3 1.0 0.7

Real estate and rental and leasing

43 39 52 2.0 1.7 2.3

Professional and business services

593 659 700 2.9 3.2 3.4

Education and health services

410 400 433 1.8 1.7 1.8

Educational services

42 31 43 1.1 0.8 1.1

Health care and social assistance

368 368 389 1.9 1.9 2.0

Leisure and hospitality

666 650 706 4.2 4.1 4.4

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

77 70 58 3.4 3.2 2.6

Accommodation and food services

590 581 648 4.3 4.3 4.7

Other services

123 145 124 2.1 2.5 2.1

Government

124 132 149 0.5 0.6 0.7

Federal

15 14 16 0.5 0.5 0.6

State and local

110 118 133 0.6 0.6 0.7

State and local education

46 49 58 0.4 0.4 0.5

State and local, excluding education

63 69 75 0.7 0.8 0.8

REGION(3)

Northeast

439 361 464 1.6 1.3 1.7

South

1,259 1,338 1,391 2.4 2.5 2.6

Midwest

609 651 692 1.9 2.0 2.1

West

744 753 788 2.2 2.2 2.3

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 05, 2018