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)
Feb.
2013
Oct.
2013
Nov.
2013
Dec.
2013
Jan.
2014
Feb.
2014(p)
Feb.
2013
Oct.
2013
Nov.
2013
Dec.
2013
Jan.
2014
Feb.
2014(p)

Total

4,212 4,305 4,316 4,468 4,419 4,384 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.3 3.2 3.2

INDUSTRY

Total private(4)

3,919 3,975 4,028 4,170 4,113 4,089 3.4 3.5 3.5 3.6 3.6 3.5

Construction

323 310 275 287 241 238 5.6 5.3 4.7 4.9 4.1 4.0

Manufacturing

228 208 228 247 242 236 1.9 1.7 1.9 2.1 2.0 2.0

Durable goods

138 126 126 145 138 136 1.8 1.7 1.7 1.9 1.8 1.8

Nondurable goods

90 82 103 102 104 99 2.0 1.8 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.2

Trade, transportation, and utilities(5)

879 911 933 927 947 936 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.5 3.6 3.6

Retail trade

605 636 668 671 655 644 4.0 4.2 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.2

Professional and business services

764 851 888 952 940 914 4.2 4.5 4.7 5.1 5.0 4.8

Education and health services(6)

500 496 492 517 561 486 2.4 2.3 2.3 2.4 2.6 2.3

Health care and social assistance

428 426 416 442 471 420 2.4 2.4 2.3 2.5 2.6 2.3

Leisure and hospitality

746 752 761 771 763 807 5.3 5.2 5.3 5.3 5.3 5.6

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

108 116 127 116 106 127 5.4 5.7 6.1 5.6 5.1 6.1

Accommodation and food services

637 636 634 655 657 679 5.3 5.2 5.1 5.3 5.3 5.5

Government(7)

293 330 287 297 306 295 1.3 1.5 1.3 1.4 1.4 1.4

State and local

251 284 253 265 261 263 1.3 1.5 1.3 1.4 1.4 1.4

REGION(8)

Northeast

661 676 659 732 745 700 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.8 2.9 2.7

South

1,700 1,753 1,680 1,716 1,695 1,688 3.5 3.5 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.4

Midwest

895 934 941 965 990 951 2.9 3.0 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.1

West

956 942 1,036 1,055 989 1,046 3.2 3.1 3.4 3.4 3.2 3.4

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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