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 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016

Total

25,142 27,715 30,582 33,718 36,091

INDUSTRY

Total private

23,594 26,137 28,895 31,837 34,051

Mining and logging

195 171 183 177 160

Construction

984 1,190 1,310 1,365 1,469

Manufacturing

1,291 1,317 1,448 1,637 1,799

Durable goods

718 746 800 936 1,000

Nondurable goods

573 572 646 698 801

Trade, transportation, and utilities

5,614 6,044 7,018 7,533 7,758

Wholesale trade

691 713 906 933 1,012

Retail trade

4,051 4,456 5,148 5,481 5,568

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

874 876 963 1,119 1,181

Information

439 427 486 505 483

Financial activities

1,096 1,183 1,156 1,209 1,192

Finance and insurance

709 794 748 819 797

Real estate and rental and leasing

387 388 410 391 396

Professional and business services

4,393 5,277 5,618 6,283 7,234

Education and health services

3,310 3,656 3,852 4,507 4,680

Educational services

402 396 449 530 567

Health care and social assistance

2,907 3,261 3,403 3,976 4,113

Leisure and hospitality

5,190 5,706 6,553 7,276 7,993

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

517 575 624 657 826

Accommodation and food services

4,675 5,132 5,929 6,617 7,168

Other services

1,079 1,170 1,272 1,350 1,280

Government

1,548 1,576 1,687 1,882 2,038

Federal

131 134 122 150 161

State and local

1,417 1,439 1,563 1,729 1,877

State and local education

770 747 754 867 912

State and local, excluding education

647 695 812 863 965

REGION(2)

Northeast

3,675 3,867 4,165 4,749 5,011

South

10,596 11,530 12,755 13,988 14,501

Midwest

5,653 6,229 6,821 7,421 8,072

West

5,219 6,090 6,839 7,561 8,512

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.

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Last Modified Date: March 16, 2017