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) 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

2,746 2,955 2,948 2,909 2,942 2,909 1.9 2.1 2.1 2.0 2.0 2.0

INDUSTRY

Total private

2,575 2,793 2,780 2,738 2,775 2,723 2.2 2.3 2.3 2.2 2.3 2.2

Mining and logging

13 11 15 11 12 13 1.6 1.6 2.1 1.6 1.7 1.9

Construction

108 111 158 118 120 102 1.7 1.7 2.4 1.8 1.8 1.5

Manufacturing

138 154 142 139 142 142 1.1 1.2 1.2 1.1 1.2 1.2

Durable goods

81 89 79 79 80 83 1.0 1.1 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.1

Nondurable goods

58 65 63 59 62 59 1.3 1.4 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.3

Trade, transportation, and utilities

620 618 656 624 623 640 2.3 2.3 2.4 2.3 2.3 2.3

Wholesale trade

74 86 88 83 67 86 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.4 1.1 1.5

Retail trade

458 446 492 447 462 446 2.9 2.8 3.1 2.8 2.9 2.8

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

87 87 77 94 94 108 1.6 1.6 1.4 1.7 1.7 2.0

Information

41 38 36 41 36 34 1.5 1.4 1.3 1.5 1.3 1.2

Financial activities

98 130 98 106 112 104 1.2 1.6 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.3

Finance and insurance

73 93 53 66 74 73 1.2 1.5 0.9 1.1 1.2 1.2

Real estate and rental and leasing(3)

25 37 45 40 38 31 1.2 1.8 2.2 1.9 1.8 1.5

Professional and business services

498 577 545 558 547 536 2.5 2.9 2.7 2.8 2.7 2.7

Education and health services

354 379 386 382 405 380 1.6 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.8 1.7

Educational services

41 43 35 38 53 46 1.2 1.2 1.0 1.1 1.5 1.3

Health care and social assistance

313 335 351 344 352 335 1.7 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.7

Leisure and hospitality

582 683 644 645 678 644 3.9 4.4 4.2 4.2 4.4 4.2

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

54 77 56 63 65 59 2.5 3.5 2.5 2.8 3.0 2.6

Accommodation and food services

528 606 588 582 612 585 4.1 4.6 4.4 4.4 4.6 4.4

Other services(3)

122 91 101 115 100 128 2.2 1.6 1.8 2.0 1.8 2.2

Government

171 162 168 171 168 186 0.8 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8

Federal

12 14 14 14 11 12 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4

State and local

159 149 154 157 156 174 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.9

State and local education

83 78 74 73 70 90 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.9

State and local, excluding education

77 71 79 84 86 84 0.9 0.8 0.9 0.9 1.0 0.9

REGION(4)

Northeast

372 415 399 339 394 388 1.4 1.6 1.5 1.3 1.5 1.5

South

1,133 1,167 1,165 1,194 1,197 1,172 2.2 2.2 2.2 2.3 2.3 2.2

Midwest

595 725 684 673 691 658 1.9 2.3 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.0

West

646 647 700 703 661 691 2.0 2.0 2.1 2.1 2.0 2.1

Footnotes
(1) Quits are the number of quits during the entire month.
(2) The quits rate is the number of quits during the entire month as a percent of total employment.
(3) No regular seasonal movements could be identified in this series; therefore, identical numbers appear for the unadjusted and seasonally adjusted series.
(4) 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