Table 15. Annual total separations levels by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted

Table 15. Annual total separations levels by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted(1) [in thousands]
Industry and region 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018

Total

55,931 59,925 61,509 63,454 66,097

INDUSTRY

Total private

52,434 56,008 57,439 59,400 61,907

Mining and logging

358 452 395 328 406

Construction

3,410 3,644 3,923 4,281 4,227

Manufacturing

2,934 3,159 3,366 3,812 4,137

Durable goods

1,689 1,884 1,980 2,120 2,297

Nondurable goods

1,248 1,276 1,386 1,694 1,841

Trade, transportation, and utilities

12,226 12,659 12,482 12,502 13,564

Wholesale trade

1,641 1,626 1,614 1,625 1,684

Retail trade

8,600 8,906 8,626 8,534 9,236

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

1,982 2,127 2,244 2,341 2,642

Information

991 950 929 1,009 1,086

Financial activities

2,197 2,227 2,218 2,386 2,401

Finance and insurance

1,480 1,481 1,468 1,579 1,602

Real estate and rental and leasing

718 745 751 807 797

Professional and business services

11,584 12,430 13,013 13,018 13,301

Education and health services

6,423 6,874 7,102 7,550 7,694

Educational services

984 1,017 1,034 1,063 1,107

Health care and social assistance

5,440 5,858 6,070 6,487 6,589

Leisure and hospitality

10,151 11,149 11,762 11,900 12,545

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

1,725 1,771 1,824 1,956 2,092

Accommodation and food services

8,426 9,378 9,938 9,942 10,452

Other services

2,163 2,460 2,246 2,610 2,549

Government

3,495 3,915 4,072 4,055 4,188

Federal

330 382 372 402 410

State and local

3,165 3,531 3,699 3,653 3,780

State and local education

1,510 1,764 1,816 1,767 1,932

State and local, excluding education

1,655 1,766 1,884 1,887 1,845

REGION(2)

Northeast

8,907 9,462 9,898 10,298 10,110

South

21,858 23,416 23,647 25,110 26,175

Midwest

12,338 13,351 13,807 13,822 14,703

West

12,829 13,694 14,157 14,225 15,107

Footnotes
(1) The annual total separations level is the total number of total separations during the entire year.
(2) 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.

NOTE: Data have been revised to incorporate the annual updates to the Current Employment Statistics employment estimates and to implement a new imputation methodology.

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Last Modified Date: March 15, 2019