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)
Oct.
2015
June
2016
July
2016
Aug.
2016
Sept.
2016
Oct.
2016(p)
Oct.
2015
June
2016
July
2016
Aug.
2016
Sept.
2016
Oct.
2016(p)

Total

4,912 4,964 4,991 5,052 4,936 4,875 3.4 3.4 3.5 3.5 3.4 3.4

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,544 4,612 4,665 4,696 4,578 4,557 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.7

Mining and logging

34 28 25 31 26 27 4.3 4.0 3.7 4.6 3.9 4.0

Construction

275 293 294 327 296 308 4.2 4.4 4.4 4.9 4.4 4.6

Manufacturing

271 264 263 268 278 273 2.2 2.1 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.2

Durable goods

150 160 160 157 166 157 1.9 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.2 2.1

Nondurable goods

120 103 103 111 112 116 2.6 2.2 2.2 2.4 2.4 2.5

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,003 1,047 1,068 1,009 1,039 1,041 3.7 3.8 3.9 3.7 3.8 3.8

Wholesale trade

121 138 146 147 117 121 2.1 2.3 2.5 2.5 2.0 2.0

Retail trade

706 711 750 707 722 732 4.5 4.5 4.7 4.4 4.5 4.6

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

176 198 172 156 199 188 3.2 3.6 3.1 2.8 3.6 3.4

Information

81 68 81 72 89 69 2.9 2.5 2.9 2.6 3.2 2.5

Financial activities

192 177 173 186 163 160 2.4 2.1 2.1 2.2 2.0 1.9

Finance and insurance

123 118 107 123 107 99 2.0 1.9 1.7 2.0 1.7 1.6

Real estate and rental and leasing

69 58 66 63 56 61 3.3 2.7 3.1 2.9 2.6 2.8

Professional and business services

1,002 943 1,045 1,008 1,009 979 5.0 4.7 5.2 5.0 5.0 4.8

Education and health services

558 618 584 595 560 576 2.5 2.7 2.6 2.6 2.5 2.5

Educational services

80 102 93 85 69 67 2.3 2.9 2.6 2.4 1.9 1.9

Health care and social assistance

479 517 491 510 491 510 2.5 2.7 2.6 2.7 2.5 2.6

Leisure and hospitality

935 950 944 988 928 961 6.1 6.1 6.1 6.4 6.0 6.2

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

168 155 140 193 147 150 7.7 6.9 6.2 8.6 6.6 6.7

Accommodation and food services

767 795 804 795 781 812 5.9 6.0 6.1 6.0 5.9 6.1

Other services

191 224 188 211 191 163 3.4 3.9 3.3 3.7 3.3 2.9

Government

369 352 326 357 357 318 1.7 1.6 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.4

Federal

44 34 36 37 37 30 1.6 1.2 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.1

State and local

325 317 289 320 320 288 1.7 1.6 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.5

State and local education

166 164 132 162 152 126 1.6 1.6 1.3 1.6 1.5 1.2

State and local, excluding education

160 153 158 157 169 163 1.8 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.9 1.8

REGION(3)

Northeast

733 787 848 876 799 768 2.8 2.9 3.2 3.3 3.0 2.9

South

1,972 1,885 2,003 1,960 1,922 1,890 3.8 3.6 3.8 3.7 3.6 3.6

Midwest

1,091 1,115 1,068 1,052 1,037 1,095 3.4 3.5 3.3 3.3 3.2 3.4

West

1,117 1,176 1,072 1,164 1,178 1,121 3.4 3.6 3.3 3.5 3.6 3.4

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: December 07, 2016