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)
July
2016
June
2017
July
2017(p)
July
2016
June
2017
July
2017(p)

Total

3,456 3,323 3,598 2.4 2.3 2.5

INDUSTRY

Total private

3,244 3,075 3,387 2.6 2.5 2.7

Mining and logging

13 15 21 2.0 2.0 2.9

Construction

161 139 185 2.3 2.0 2.6

Manufacturing

171 211 216 1.4 1.7 1.7

Durable goods

96 115 128 1.2 1.5 1.6

Nondurable goods

76 96 88 1.6 2.1 1.9

Trade, transportation, and utilities

692 644 710 2.5 2.3 2.6

Wholesale trade

98 78 97 1.7 1.3 1.6

Retail trade

489 462 482 3.1 2.9 3.0

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

106 104 130 1.9 1.8 2.3

Information

45 36 50 1.6 1.3 1.8

Financial activities

107 110 120 1.3 1.3 1.4

Finance and insurance

66 66 78 1.1 1.1 1.2

Real estate and rental and leasing

41 44 41 1.8 2.0 1.8

Professional and business services

680 648 686 3.4 3.1 3.3

Education and health services

480 472 478 2.2 2.1 2.1

Educational services

73 79 48 2.2 2.3 1.4

Health care and social assistance

407 394 430 2.1 2.0 2.2

Leisure and hospitality

766 669 764 4.7 4.0 4.6

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

85 66 67 3.3 2.6 2.6

Accommodation and food services

681 602 696 4.9 4.3 4.9

Other services

129 132 159 2.2 2.3 2.7

Government

211 248 212 1.0 1.1 1.0

Federal

14 14 14 0.5 0.5 0.5

State and local

198 234 198 1.1 1.2 1.1

State and local education

101 153 118 1.1 1.5 1.3

State and local, excluding education

97 81 81 1.0 0.9 0.9

REGION(3)

Northeast

501 472 497 1.9 1.7 1.8

South

1,397 1,381 1,524 2.7 2.6 2.9

Midwest

736 692 802 2.3 2.1 2.5

West

822 777 775 2.5 2.3 2.3

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: September 12, 2017