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) Rates(2)
June
2015
Feb.
2016
Mar.
2016
Apr.
2016
May
2016
June
2016(p)
June
2015
Feb.
2016
Mar.
2016
Apr.
2016
May
2016
June
2016(p)

Total

4,937 5,159 5,096 5,015 4,978 4,909 3.5 3.6 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.4

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,599 4,812 4,747 4,660 4,642 4,569 3.8 4.0 3.9 3.8 3.8 3.7

Mining and logging

25 42 40 35 26 26 3.0 5.8 5.6 4.9 3.7 3.8

Construction

343 325 334 354 338 298 5.3 4.9 5.0 5.3 5.1 4.5

Manufacturing

268 304 288 279 294 270 2.2 2.5 2.3 2.3 2.4 2.2

Durable goods

159 187 171 160 183 165 2.0 2.4 2.2 2.1 2.4 2.1

Nondurable goods

109 117 116 119 111 105 2.4 2.5 2.5 2.6 2.4 2.3

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,064 1,052 1,043 1,012 1,010 1,037 4.0 3.9 3.8 3.7 3.7 3.8

Wholesale trade

154 137 145 144 132 135 2.6 2.3 2.4 2.4 2.2 2.3

Retail trade

739 751 747 702 706 696 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.4 4.4 4.4

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

171 164 151 166 173 206 3.2 3.0 2.8 3.0 3.2 3.8

Information

75 70 67 82 75 66 2.7 2.5 2.4 2.9 2.7 2.4

Financial activities

186 219 191 188 186 178 2.3 2.7 2.3 2.3 2.2 2.1

Finance and insurance

129 156 116 113 126 120 2.1 2.6 1.9 1.9 2.0 2.0

Real estate and rental and leasing

57 63 76 74 60 58 2.7 3.0 3.6 3.5 2.8 2.7

Professional and business services

969 1,072 1,042 1,004 966 954 4.9 5.4 5.2 5.0 4.8 4.7

Education and health services

553 552 557 570 593 599 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.6 2.6

Educational services

88 86 73 83 92 96 2.6 2.4 2.1 2.4 2.6 2.7

Health care and social assistance

465 466 484 486 501 504 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.6 2.6 2.6

Leisure and hospitality

881 1,011 972 950 969 935 5.8 6.6 6.3 6.2 6.3 6.0

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

140 132 144 131 155 144 6.5 6.0 6.5 5.9 7.0 6.4

Accommodation and food services

741 879 828 819 815 791 5.7 6.7 6.3 6.2 6.2 6.0

Other services

235 165 213 187 184 207 4.2 2.9 3.7 3.3 3.2 3.6

Government

338 348 349 355 335 340 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.5 1.5

Federal

36 40 39 38 32 33 1.3 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.2 1.2

State and local

302 308 310 317 303 307 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6

State and local education

150 167 171 165 146 155 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.6 1.4 1.5

State and local, excluding education

152 141 139 153 157 153 1.7 1.6 1.5 1.7 1.7 1.7

REGION(3)

Northeast

732 808 797 783 749 754 2.8 3.0 3.0 2.9 2.8 2.8

South

1,891 2,000 1,891 1,917 1,946 1,849 3.7 3.8 3.6 3.7 3.7 3.5

Midwest

1,086 1,181 1,287 1,118 1,139 1,133 3.4 3.7 4.0 3.5 3.5 3.5

West

1,227 1,170 1,121 1,197 1,143 1,173 3.8 3.6 3.4 3.7 3.5 3.6

Footnotes
(1) Total separations are the number of total separations during the entire month.
(2) The total separations rate is the number of total separations during the entire month as a percent of total employment.
(3) 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 10, 2016