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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)
Sept.
2018
Aug.
2019
Sept.
2019(p)
Sept.
2018
Aug.
2019
Sept.
2019(p)

Total

3,615 4,478 3,697 2.4 3.0 2.4

INDUSTRY

Total private

3,435 4,215 3,504 2.7 3.2 2.7

Mining and logging

24 18 13 3.2 2.4 1.7

Construction

182 228 204 2.4 2.9 2.7

Manufacturing

208 263 225 1.6 2.0 1.7

Durable goods

115 151 131 1.4 1.9 1.6

Nondurable goods

92 113 94 1.9 2.3 2.0

Trade, transportation, and utilities

796 947 777 2.9 3.4 2.8

Wholesale trade

92 107 91 1.6 1.8 1.5

Retail trade

596 679 559 3.8 4.3 3.6

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

108 161 128 1.8 2.7 2.1

Information

47 63 42 1.7 2.2 1.5

Financial activities

129 178 129 1.5 2.0 1.5

Finance and insurance

78 118 88 1.2 1.8 1.4

Real estate and rental and leasing

51 61 42 2.2 2.6 1.8

Professional and business services

614 723 671 2.9 3.3 3.1

Education and health services

426 565 452 1.8 2.3 1.9

Educational services

59 91 58 1.6 2.6 1.5

Health care and social assistance

366 473 393 1.8 2.3 1.9

Leisure and hospitality

852 1,075 862 5.2 6.2 5.1

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

113 157 110 4.6 5.7 4.4

Accommodation and food services

739 918 752 5.2 6.3 5.2

Other services

158 153 129 2.7 2.6 2.2

Government

180 264 193 0.8 1.2 0.9

Federal

19 22 19 0.7 0.8 0.7

State and local

162 241 174 0.8 1.3 0.9

State and local education

69 133 78 0.7 1.4 0.7

State and local, excluding education

92 108 96 1.0 1.1 1.0

REGION(3)

Northeast

517 686 531 1.9 2.5 1.9

South

1,477 1,761 1,377 2.7 3.2 2.5

Midwest

804 985 889 2.4 3.0 2.7

West

817 1,046 900 2.4 3.0 2.6

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: November 05, 2019