Table 3. Total separations levels and rates by industry and region, seasonally adjusted

Table 3. Total separations levels and rates by industry and region, seasonally adjusted(1)
Industry and region Levels (in thousands)(2) Rates(3)
June
2013
Feb.
2014
Mar.
2014
Apr.
2014
May
2014
June
2014(p)
June
2013
Feb.
2014
Mar.
2014
Apr.
2014
May
2014
June
2014(p)

Total

4,236 4,459 4,491 4,550 4,530 4,547 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.3

INDUSTRY

Total private(4)

3,939 4,168 4,180 4,269 4,246 4,264 3.4 3.6 3.6 3.7 3.6 3.6

Construction

302 254 245 259 276 247 5.2 4.3 4.1 4.3 4.6 4.1

Manufacturing

237 224 243 236 228 238 2.0 1.9 2.0 2.0 1.9 2.0

Durable goods

137 126 129 143 134 130 1.8 1.7 1.7 1.9 1.8 1.7

Nondurable goods

100 98 114 93 94 107 2.2 2.2 2.5 2.1 2.1 2.4

Trade, transportation, and utilities(5)

805 962 989 1,026 1,028 1,033 3.1 3.7 3.8 3.9 3.9 3.9

Retail trade

568 681 697 744 718 714 3.8 4.5 4.6 4.9 4.7 4.6

Professional and business services

900 962 924 970 906 973 4.8 5.1 4.9 5.1 4.7 5.1

Education and health services(6)

475 490 542 531 483 497 2.3 2.3 2.5 2.5 2.3 2.3

Health care and social assistance

408 417 458 468 412 423 2.3 2.3 2.6 2.6 2.3 2.3

Leisure and hospitality

742 812 778 817 837 825 5.2 5.6 5.4 5.6 5.7 5.6

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

113 131 124 150 140 131 5.5 6.3 6.0 7.2 6.7 6.3

Accommodation and food services

630 681 653 666 697 694 5.2 5.5 5.3 5.3 5.6 5.5

Government(7)

297 290 311 281 284 283 1.4 1.3 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.3

State and local

264 256 275 248 253 252 1.4 1.3 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.3

REGION(8)

Northeast

677 699 653 733 726 661 2.6 2.7 2.5 2.8 2.8 2.5

South

1,719 1,755 1,787 1,739 1,715 1,890 3.5 3.5 3.6 3.5 3.4 3.8

Midwest

893 969 1,008 1,015 1,009 998 2.9 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.2 3.2

West

947 1,035 1,043 1,062 1,079 998 3.1 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.5 3.2

Footnotes
(1) Total separations are the number of total separations during the entire month.
(2) Detail will not necessarily add to totals because of the independent seasonal adjustment of the various series and because not all series are shown.
(3) The total separations rate is the number of total separations during the entire month as a percent of total employment.
(4) Includes mining and logging, information, financial activities, and other services, not shown separately.
(5) Includes wholesale trade and transportation, warehousing, and utilities, not shown separately.
(6) Includes educational services, not shown separately.
(7) Includes federal government, not shown separately.
(8) 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.
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Last Modified Date: August 12, 2014