Table 17. Annual quits levels by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted

Table 17. Annual quits levels by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted(1) [in thousands]
Industry and region 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018

Total

30,415 33,654 35,879 37,692 40,073

INDUSTRY

Total private

28,726 31,786 33,836 35,673 37,913

Mining and logging

180 177 162 173 243

Construction

1,294 1,356 1,490 1,853 2,055

Manufacturing

1,429 1,614 1,779 2,294 2,498

Durable goods

799 920 998 1,262 1,385

Nondurable goods

631 691 780 1,030 1,113

Trade, transportation, and utilities

6,999 7,458 7,701 7,880 8,548

Wholesale trade

900 930 977 1,022 1,049

Retail trade

5,141 5,455 5,578 5,613 6,020

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

958 1,070 1,145 1,243 1,478

Information

445 496 479 519 575

Financial activities

1,159 1,218 1,217 1,366 1,391

Finance and insurance

746 825 809 913 845

Real estate and rental and leasing

412 395 407 456 544

Professional and business services

5,775 6,470 7,140 7,454 7,595

Education and health services

3,877 4,488 4,642 4,917 5,042

Educational services

498 548 569 575 567

Health care and social assistance

3,381 3,940 4,071 4,345 4,474

Leisure and hospitality

6,292 7,143 7,921 7,749 8,470

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

647 670 809 773 912

Accommodation and food services

5,647 6,473 7,114 6,975 7,557

Other services

1,270 1,369 1,308 1,469 1,501

Government

1,689 1,868 2,043 2,021 2,159

Federal

122 140 149 175 189

State and local

1,569 1,728 1,892 1,842 1,974

State and local education

759 871 929 921 1,040

State and local, excluding education

810 857 964 923 931

REGION(2)

Northeast

4,247 4,804 5,130 5,421 5,375

South

12,551 13,766 14,394 15,313 16,312

Midwest

6,760 7,477 7,973 8,113 9,008

West

6,859 7,607 8,383 8,850 9,377

Footnotes
(1) The annual quits level is the total number of quits 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