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)
July
2013
Mar.
2014
Apr.
2014
May
2014
June
2014
July
2014(p)
July
2013
Mar.
2014
Apr.
2014
May
2014
June
2014
July
2014(p)

Total

4,313 4,491 4,550 4,530 4,520 4,559 3.2 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.3

INDUSTRY

Total private(4)

4,035 4,180 4,269 4,246 4,229 4,297 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.6 3.6 3.7

Construction

298 245 259 276 241 332 5.1 4.1 4.3 4.6 4.0 5.5

Manufacturing

246 243 236 228 241 226 2.1 2.0 2.0 1.9 2.0 1.9

Durable goods

153 129 143 134 136 132 2.0 1.7 1.9 1.8 1.8 1.7

Nondurable goods

93 114 93 94 106 94 2.1 2.5 2.1 2.1 2.4 2.1

Trade, transportation, and utilities(5)

868 989 1,026 1,028 1,023 1,039 3.4 3.8 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9

Retail trade

588 697 744 718 711 743 3.9 4.6 4.9 4.7 4.6 4.8

Professional and business services

896 924 970 906 937 940 4.8 4.9 5.1 4.7 4.9 4.9

Education and health services(6)

507 542 531 483 518 505 2.4 2.5 2.5 2.3 2.4 2.4

Health care and social assistance

440 458 468 412 443 436 2.5 2.6 2.6 2.3 2.5 2.4

Leisure and hospitality

745 778 817 837 820 817 5.2 5.4 5.6 5.7 5.6 5.6

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

122 124 150 140 129 123 6.0 6.0 7.2 6.7 6.2 5.8

Accommodation and food services

623 653 666 697 691 694 5.1 5.3 5.3 5.6 5.5 5.5

Government(7)

277 311 281 284 291 262 1.3 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.2

State and local

244 275 248 253 259 235 1.3 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.4 1.2

REGION(8)

Northeast

712 653 733 726 680 703 2.8 2.5 2.8 2.8 2.6 2.7

South

1,696 1,787 1,739 1,715 1,816 1,766 3.4 3.6 3.5 3.4 3.6 3.5

Midwest

909 1,008 1,015 1,009 1,016 1,014 3.0 3.2 3.3 3.2 3.2 3.2

West

995 1,043 1,062 1,079 1,008 1,076 3.3 3.4 3.4 3.5 3.2 3.5

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: September 09, 2014