Table 9. Total separations levels and rates by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted

Table 9. Total separations levels and rates by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted(1)
Industry and region Levels (in thousands) Rates(2)
Mar.
2015
Feb.
2016
Mar.
2016(p)
Mar.
2015
Feb.
2016
Mar.
2016(p)

Total

4,310 4,198 4,373 3.1 3.0 3.1

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,076 3,985 4,133 3.5 3.3 3.4

Mining and logging

44 40 40 5.1 5.5 5.6

Construction

277 273 280 4.6 4.4 4.4

Manufacturing

234 263 263 1.9 2.2 2.2

Durable goods

138 167 159 1.8 2.2 2.1

Nondurable goods

95 96 104 2.1 2.1 2.3

Trade, transportation, and utilities

950 892 897 3.6 3.3 3.3

Wholesale trade

145 122 148 2.5 2.1 2.5

Retail trade

641 648 614 4.2 4.2 3.9

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

165 122 134 3.1 2.3 2.5

Information

78 58 64 2.9 2.1 2.3

Financial activities

162 171 182 2.0 2.1 2.2

Finance and insurance

121 114 114 2.0 1.9 1.9

Real estate and rental and leasing

42 57 68 2.0 2.8 3.3

Professional and business services

929 944 931 4.8 4.8 4.7

Education and health services

485 443 492 2.2 2.0 2.2

Educational services

45 47 44 1.2 1.3 1.2

Health care and social assistance

441 397 448 2.4 2.1 2.4

Leisure and hospitality

759 752 801 5.2 5.1 5.3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

110 78 117 5.5 3.9 5.7

Accommodation and food services

649 674 685 5.1 5.3 5.3

Other services

159 148 184 2.8 2.6 3.3

Government

234 214 240 1.0 1.0 1.1

Federal

32 31 32 1.2 1.1 1.1

State and local

202 183 208 1.0 0.9 1.1

State and local education

83 81 91 0.8 0.8 0.8

State and local, excluding education

119 102 117 1.3 1.1 1.3

REGION(3)

Northeast

596 617 659 2.3 2.3 2.5

South

1,737 1,665 1,654 3.4 3.2 3.2

Midwest

953 948 1,061 3.0 3.0 3.3

West

1,023 969 999 3.2 3.0 3.1

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: May 10, 2016