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)
Feb.
2016
Jan.
2017
Feb.
2017(p)
Feb.
2016
Jan.
2017
Feb.
2017(p)

Total

2,465 3,172 2,550 1.7 2.2 1.8

INDUSTRY

Total private

2,353 3,019 2,432 2.0 2.5 2.0

Mining and logging

10 12 16 1.5 1.8 2.3

Construction

74 132 134 1.2 2.1 2.1

Manufacturing

130 166 153 1.1 1.4 1.2

Durable goods

75 94 77 1.0 1.2 1.0

Nondurable goods

54 73 76 1.2 1.6 1.6

Trade, transportation, and utilities

530 697 547 2.0 2.6 2.0

Wholesale trade

73 110 57 1.3 1.9 1.0

Retail trade

391 506 401 2.5 3.2 2.6

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

66 81 89 1.2 1.5 1.6

Information

34 48 43 1.2 1.8 1.6

Financial activities

114 127 72 1.4 1.5 0.9

Finance and insurance

77 84 44 1.3 1.3 0.7

Real estate and rental and leasing

37 43 28 1.8 2.0 1.3

Professional and business services

522 636 531 2.7 3.2 2.6

Education and health services

322 458 319 1.4 2.0 1.4

Educational services

27 42 24 0.7 1.2 0.6

Health care and social assistance

295 416 296 1.6 2.2 1.5

Leisure and hospitality

527 621 512 3.5 4.1 3.4

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

46 54 46 2.3 2.7 2.3

Accommodation and food services

481 567 467 3.7 4.3 3.5

Other services

88 123 106 1.6 2.2 1.9

Government

112 153 117 0.5 0.7 0.5

Federal

12 16 12 0.4 0.6 0.4

State and local

100 137 106 0.5 0.7 0.5

State and local education

42 62 41 0.4 0.6 0.4

State and local, excluding education

58 75 64 0.6 0.8 0.7

REGION(3)

Northeast

341 446 333 1.3 1.7 1.2

South

973 1,256 1,041 1.9 2.4 2.0

Midwest

582 682 607 1.8 2.1 1.9

West

569 787 569 1.8 2.4 1.7

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: April 11, 2017