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)
Oct.
2017
Sept.
2018
Oct.
2018(p)
Oct.
2017
Sept.
2018
Oct.
2018(p)

Total

3,334 3,784 3,604 2.2 2.5 2.4

INDUSTRY

Total private

3,192 3,605 3,458 2.5 2.8 2.7

Mining and logging

22 24 21 3.1 3.2 2.7

Construction

181 173 163 2.5 2.3 2.2

Manufacturing

204 206 209 1.6 1.6 1.6

Durable goods

113 115 111 1.5 1.4 1.4

Nondurable goods

91 91 98 1.9 1.9 2.0

Trade, transportation, and utilities

701 793 791 2.5 2.9 2.8

Wholesale trade

111 87 101 1.9 1.4 1.7

Retail trade

476 599 535 3.0 3.8 3.4

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

114 107 155 2.0 1.8 2.6

Information

43 50 47 1.6 1.8 1.7

Financial activities

126 128 114 1.5 1.5 1.3

Finance and insurance

83 77 66 1.3 1.2 1.0

Real estate and rental and leasing

44 50 48 2.0 2.2 2.1

Professional and business services

676 732 701 3.2 3.5 3.3

Education and health services

460 450 488 2.0 1.9 2.0

Educational services

40 57 48 1.0 1.5 1.2

Health care and social assistance

420 393 440 2.1 2.0 2.2

Leisure and hospitality

670 890 805 4.2 5.4 4.9

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

65 113 96 2.8 4.7 4.1

Accommodation and food services

606 777 709 4.4 5.5 5.1

Other services

109 159 120 1.9 2.7 2.0

Government

141 179 146 0.6 0.8 0.6

Federal

16 17 17 0.6 0.6 0.6

State and local

125 162 129 0.6 0.8 0.6

State and local education

57 73 58 0.5 0.7 0.5

State and local, excluding education

69 88 71 0.8 1.0 0.8

REGION(3)

Northeast

446 528 389 1.6 1.9 1.4

South

1,443 1,586 1,558 2.7 2.9 2.8

Midwest

700 868 816 2.1 2.6 2.4

West

744 801 842 2.2 2.3 2.4

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: December 10, 2018