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 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016

Total

50,131 51,932 55,587 59,275 60,419

INDUSTRY

Total private

46,624 48,421 52,056 55,331 56,305

Mining and logging

359 337 362 451 377

Construction

3,884 3,641 3,432 3,587 3,841

Manufacturing

2,805 2,774 2,921 3,147 3,341

Durable goods

1,653 1,650 1,669 1,879 1,975

Nondurable goods

1,155 1,122 1,253 1,271 1,366

Trade, transportation, and utilities

10,068 10,568 12,193 12,599 12,276

Wholesale trade

1,480 1,367 1,668 1,650 1,642

Retail trade

6,836 7,389 8,551 8,829 8,440

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

1,752 1,811 1,972 2,121 2,193

Information

759 801 882 928 919

Financial activities

2,103 2,332 2,202 2,218 2,130

Finance and insurance

1,360 1,546 1,458 1,479 1,398

Real estate and rental and leasing

742 788 745 740 730

Professional and business services

10,012 10,502 11,433 12,084 12,695

Education and health services

5,805 6,166 6,354 6,791 7,064

Educational services

867 862 892 983 1,033

Health care and social assistance

4,938 5,304 5,462 5,807 6,031

Leisure and hospitality

8,643 9,130 10,096 11,098 11,526

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

1,466 1,493 1,708 1,717 1,767

Accommodation and food services

7,175 7,637 8,387 9,383 9,759

Other services

2,183 2,163 2,181 2,432 2,132

Government

3,508 3,512 3,531 3,943 4,114

Federal

397 439 381 452 455

State and local

3,111 3,070 3,148 3,489 3,656

State and local education

1,546 1,572 1,489 1,721 1,788

State and local, excluding education

1,566 1,500 1,662 1,768 1,869

REGION(2)

Northeast

8,289 8,471 8,733 9,317 9,621

South

19,727 20,347 21,931 23,409 23,335

Midwest

11,340 11,157 12,244 12,918 13,446

West

10,779 11,957 12,679 13,630 14,014

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.

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Last Modified Date: March 16, 2017