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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)
Mar.
2019
Feb.
2020
Mar.
2020(p)
Mar.
2019
Feb.
2020
Mar.
2020(p)

Total

3,228 2,822 2,447 2.2 1.9 1.6

INDUSTRY

Total private

3,091 2,685 2,319 2.4 2.1 1.8

Mining and logging

20 11 8 2.7 1.6 1.2

Construction

133 116 105 1.9 1.6 1.4

Manufacturing

215 159 132 1.7 1.2 1.0

Durable goods

111 94 78 1.4 1.2 1.0

Nondurable goods

103 65 54 2.2 1.4 1.1

Trade, transportation, and utilities

700 666 557 2.6 2.4 2.0

Wholesale trade

96 84 81 1.6 1.4 1.4

Retail trade

475 449 368 3.1 2.9 2.4

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

129 132 108 2.1 2.2 1.8

Information

41 45 30 1.4 1.5 1.0

Financial activities

94 109 86 1.1 1.2 1.0

Finance and insurance

58 74 62 0.9 1.1 1.0

Real estate and rental and leasing

35 35 25 1.6 1.5 1.1

Professional and business services

660 532 533 3.2 2.5 2.5

Education and health services

457 413 397 1.9 1.7 1.6

Educational services

34 43 32 0.9 1.1 0.8

Health care and social assistance

423 370 365 2.1 1.8 1.8

Leisure and hospitality

647 550 423 4.0 3.4 2.6

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

64 57 34 2.8 2.5 1.5

Accommodation and food services

583 494 389 4.2 3.5 2.8

Other services

124 83 46 2.1 1.4 0.8

Government

137 137 128 0.6 0.6 0.6

Federal

19 17 17 0.7 0.6 0.6

State and local

118 120 111 0.6 0.6 0.5

State and local education

57 55 43 0.5 0.5 0.4

State and local, excluding education

61 66 68 0.7 0.7 0.7

REGION(3)

Northeast

453 386 334 1.7 1.4 1.2

South

1,368 1,156 983 2.5 2.1 1.8

Midwest

680 633 576 2.1 1.9 1.8

West

727 646 555 2.1 1.8 1.6

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: May 15, 2020