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)
Sept.
2016
Aug.
2017
Sept.
2017(p)
Sept.
2016
Aug.
2017
Sept.
2017(p)

Total

3,259 3,859 3,396 2.2 2.6 2.3

INDUSTRY

Total private

3,077 3,607 3,220 2.5 2.9 2.6

Mining and logging

16 15 18 2.4 2.0 2.4

Construction

126 185 163 1.8 2.6 2.3

Manufacturing

163 249 210 1.3 2.0 1.7

Durable goods

91 128 124 1.2 1.6 1.6

Nondurable goods

72 122 86 1.5 2.6 1.8

Trade, transportation, and utilities

706 783 658 2.6 2.9 2.4

Wholesale trade

73 99 92 1.2 1.7 1.6

Retail trade

504 570 465 3.2 3.6 3.0

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

128 114 101 2.3 2.0 1.8

Information

49 59 54 1.8 2.1 2.0

Financial activities

86 142 113 1.0 1.7 1.3

Finance and insurance

59 97 85 1.0 1.5 1.4

Real estate and rental and leasing

27 45 29 1.3 2.0 1.3

Professional and business services

614 689 677 3.0 3.3 3.2

Education and health services

421 484 433 1.9 2.1 1.9

Educational services

49 78 51 1.4 2.3 1.4

Health care and social assistance

372 407 382 1.9 2.1 2.0

Leisure and hospitality

790 835 772 5.0 5.0 4.8

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

105 111 68 4.6 4.3 2.9

Accommodation and food services

685 724 704 5.0 5.1 5.1

Other services

106 166 121 1.9 2.9 2.1

Government

181 252 176 0.8 1.2 0.8

Federal

15 20 16 0.5 0.7 0.6

State and local

166 232 160 0.9 1.3 0.8

State and local education

70 126 63 0.7 1.4 0.6

State and local, excluding education

96 106 97 1.1 1.1 1.1

REGION(3)

Northeast

493 595 517 1.8 2.2 1.9

South

1,274 1,486 1,292 2.4 2.8 2.4

Midwest

717 883 840 2.2 2.7 2.6

West

775 895 747 2.3 2.7 2.2

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: November 07, 2017