Table 4. Quits levels and rates by industry and region, seasonally adjusted

Table 4. Quits 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

2,199 2,475 2,461 2,467 2,487 2,534 1.6 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8

INDUSTRY

Total private(4)

2,067 2,341 2,330 2,331 2,355 2,405 1.8 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.1

Construction

99 91 87 114 121 108 1.7 1.5 1.5 1.9 2.0 1.8

Manufacturing

109 114 125 111 115 114 0.9 0.9 1.0 0.9 0.9 0.9

Durable goods

60 60 66 61 67 62 0.8 0.8 0.9 0.8 0.9 0.8

Nondurable goods

49 54 59 50 48 52 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.1 1.1 1.2

Trade, transportation, and utilities(5)

462 556 578 565 611 597 1.8 2.1 2.2 2.1 2.3 2.3

Retail trade

336 419 432 422 448 448 2.2 2.7 2.8 2.8 2.9 2.9

Professional and business services

443 486 511 487 438 470 2.4 2.6 2.7 2.5 2.3 2.4

Education and health services(6)

287 304 275 305 305 329 1.4 1.4 1.3 1.4 1.4 1.5

Health care and social assistance

254 265 240 270 268 289 1.4 1.5 1.3 1.5 1.5 1.6

Leisure and hospitality

450 538 510 515 506 552 3.2 3.7 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.8

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

47 47 52 46 52 53 2.3 2.3 2.5 2.2 2.5 2.5

Accommodation and food services

403 491 458 469 454 498 3.3 4.0 3.7 3.8 3.6 4.0

Government(7)

131 134 131 136 132 129 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6

State and local

121 124 120 125 122 118 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.6

REGION(8)

Northeast

299 341 320 341 335 316 1.2 1.3 1.2 1.3 1.3 1.2

South

917 1,056 1,018 985 1,019 1,133 1.9 2.1 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.3

Midwest

528 542 562 573 599 578 1.7 1.7 1.8 1.8 1.9 1.8

West

454 536 561 568 534 506 1.5 1.7 1.8 1.8 1.7 1.6

Footnotes
(1) Quits are the number of quits 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 quits rate is the number of quits 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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