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)
Aug.
2017
July
2018
Aug.
2018(p)
Aug.
2017
July
2018
Aug.
2018(p)

Total

3,914 4,077 4,396 2.7 2.7 2.9

INDUSTRY

Total private

3,673 3,845 4,129 2.9 3.0 3.2

Mining and logging

14 24 23 2.0 3.3 3.0

Construction

191 230 219 2.6 3.1 2.9

Manufacturing

251 254 290 2.0 2.0 2.3

Durable goods

133 145 160 1.7 1.8 2.0

Nondurable goods

118 109 130 2.5 2.3 2.7

Trade, transportation, and utilities

792 778 911 2.9 2.8 3.3

Wholesale trade

114 84 127 1.9 1.4 2.1

Retail trade

565 560 647 3.6 3.5 4.1

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

112 134 137 2.0 2.3 2.4

Information

61 56 63 2.2 2.0 2.3

Financial activities

136 148 181 1.6 1.7 2.1

Finance and insurance

90 84 119 1.4 1.3 1.9

Real estate and rental and leasing

47 64 62 2.1 2.8 2.7

Professional and business services

755 781 725 3.7 3.7 3.4

Education and health services

469 527 561 2.0 2.3 2.4

Educational services

69 66 60 2.1 1.9 1.7

Health care and social assistance

400 462 501 2.0 2.3 2.5

Leisure and hospitality

843 884 987 5.0 5.2 5.8

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

110 98 134 4.2 3.6 5.1

Accommodation and food services

733 786 853 5.2 5.4 5.9

Other services

160 163 168 2.8 2.7 2.8

Government

241 232 268 1.1 1.1 1.3

Federal

21 14 18 0.7 0.5 0.6

State and local

220 218 250 1.2 1.2 1.3

State and local education

113 126 137 1.2 1.4 1.5

State and local, excluding education

108 92 113 1.2 1.0 1.2

REGION(3)

Northeast

577 496 540 2.1 1.8 2.0

South

1,522 1,728 1,786 2.8 3.2 3.3

Midwest

868 921 1,060 2.7 2.8 3.2

West

947 933 1,011 2.8 2.7 2.9

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: October 16, 2018