Table 16. Annual total separations rates by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted

Table 16. Annual total separations rates by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted(1) [percent]
Industry and region 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017

Total

38.1 40.0 41.8 42.2 43.0

INDUSTRY

Total private

42.3 44.5 46.2 46.5 47.4

Mining and logging

38.8 40.7 55.6 58.5 47.8

Construction

62.2 55.9 55.6 58.0 60.1

Manufacturing

23.1 24.0 25.5 27.2 30.4

Durable goods

21.9 21.7 24.2 25.7 27.2

Nondurable goods

25.1 27.8 27.7 29.7 35.7

Trade, transportation, and utilities

40.9 46.2 46.9 45.2 45.0

Wholesale trade

23.9 28.6 28.1 27.8 27.3

Retail trade

49.0 55.7 56.6 53.6 53.0

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

35.9 37.8 39.1 39.8 41.0

Information

29.7 32.3 33.6 32.7 35.0

Financial activities

29.6 27.6 27.3 26.1 27.5

Finance and insurance

26.2 24.5 24.5 23.1 24.4

Real estate and rental and leasing

39.5 36.5 35.4 34.8 36.5

Professional and business services

56.7 60.0 61.5 63.9 64.1

Education and health services

29.2 29.7 30.8 31.3 32.3

Educational services

25.6 26.0 28.3 28.5 27.4

Health care and social assistance

29.9 30.3 31.3 31.8 33.2

Leisure and hospitality

64.1 68.7 73.2 74.5 73.8

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

73.7 81.5 79.5 80.1 82.0

Accommodation and food services

62.5 66.6 72.2 73.6 72.5

Other services

39.4 39.2 43.3 38.2 43.8

Government

16.1 16.1 17.9 18.5 18.3

Federal

15.9 14.0 16.5 16.4 16.7

State and local

16.1 16.5 18.1 18.8 18.5

State and local education

15.5 14.6 16.8 17.2 16.7

State and local, excluding education

16.8 18.6 19.7 20.5 20.6

REGION(2)

Northeast

33.3 33.9 35.6 36.4 37.3

South

41.1 43.4 45.3 44.7 46.7

Midwest

36.4 39.4 40.9 42.2 42.4

West

38.9 40.2 42.1 42.8 42.2

Footnotes
(1) The annual total separations rate is the number of total separations during the entire year as a percent of annual average employment.
(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, 2018