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.
2018
Jan.
2019
Feb.
2019(p)
Feb.
2018
Jan.
2019
Feb.
2019(p)

Total

2,579 3,463 2,856 1.8 2.3 1.9

INDUSTRY

Total private

2,466 3,284 2,727 2.0 2.6 2.2

Mining and logging

18 19 19 2.6 2.5 2.5

Construction

125 173 160 1.8 2.4 2.3

Manufacturing

182 196 179 1.5 1.5 1.4

Durable goods

100 105 103 1.3 1.3 1.3

Nondurable goods

82 92 76 1.8 1.9 1.6

Trade, transportation, and utilities

524 725 617 1.9 2.6 2.2

Wholesale trade

65 92 70 1.1 1.6 1.2

Retail trade

364 521 420 2.3 3.3 2.7

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

95 113 127 1.6 1.8 2.1

Information

44 57 42 1.6 2.1 1.5

Financial activities

99 99 92 1.2 1.2 1.1

Finance and insurance

63 61 68 1.0 1.0 1.1

Real estate and rental and leasing

36 38 23 1.6 1.7 1.0

Professional and business services

527 705 543 2.6 3.4 2.6

Education and health services

326 456 373 1.4 1.9 1.5

Educational services

33 38 41 0.8 1.1 1.1

Health care and social assistance

293 417 331 1.5 2.1 1.6

Leisure and hospitality

541 716 616 3.5 4.5 3.9

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

48 57 52 2.2 2.6 2.3

Accommodation and food services

494 659 564 3.7 4.8 4.1

Other services

80 138 87 1.4 2.4 1.5

Government

113 180 129 0.5 0.8 0.6

Federal

12 15 14 0.4 0.5 0.5

State and local

102 165 115 0.5 0.8 0.6

State and local education

46 90 59 0.4 0.9 0.5

State and local, excluding education

55 75 56 0.6 0.8 0.6

REGION(3)

Northeast

354 471 327 1.3 1.7 1.2

South

1,117 1,450 1,262 2.1 2.7 2.3

Midwest

532 762 602 1.6 2.3 1.8

West

576 781 666 1.7 2.3 1.9

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: April 09, 2019