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)
Nov.
2016
Oct.
2017
Nov.
2017(p)
Nov.
2016
Oct.
2017
Nov.
2017(p)

Total

2,574 3,334 2,675 1.8 2.3 1.8

INDUSTRY

Total private

2,458 3,190 2,539 2.0 2.5 2.0

Mining and logging

11 23 12 1.7 3.1 1.6

Construction

116 183 119 1.7 2.6 1.7

Manufacturing

125 202 151 1.0 1.6 1.2

Durable goods

70 113 85 0.9 1.5 1.1

Nondurable goods

55 89 66 1.2 1.9 1.4

Trade, transportation, and utilities

565 699 569 2.0 2.5 2.0

Wholesale trade

69 108 71 1.2 1.8 1.2

Retail trade

394 474 373 2.4 3.0 2.3

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

103 116 125 1.8 2.0 2.2

Information

28 49 32 1.0 1.8 1.2

Financial activities

67 126 88 0.8 1.5 1.0

Finance and insurance

48 83 66 0.8 1.3 1.0

Real estate and rental and leasing

19 43 22 0.9 1.9 1.0

Professional and business services

554 708 626 2.7 3.4 3.0

Education and health services

308 439 324 1.3 1.9 1.4

Educational services

27 34 28 0.7 0.9 0.7

Health care and social assistance

281 404 296 1.5 2.1 1.5

Leisure and hospitality

601 651 558 3.9 4.1 3.5

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

55 63 52 2.6 2.8 2.4

Accommodation and food services

546 589 506 4.1 4.3 3.7

Other services

83 109 60 1.5 1.9 1.0

Government

116 144 135 0.5 0.6 0.6

Federal

14 15 14 0.5 0.5 0.5

State and local

101 129 122 0.5 0.6 0.6

State and local education

46 58 54 0.4 0.5 0.5

State and local, excluding education

55 71 68 0.6 0.8 0.7

REGION(3)

Northeast

392 442 372 1.4 1.6 1.4

South

998 1,444 1,097 1.9 2.7 2.0

Midwest

599 707 595 1.8 2.1 1.8

West

586 742 610 1.8 2.2 1.8

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: January 09, 2018