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)
Feb.
2013
Jan.
2014
Feb.
2014(p)
Feb.
2013
Jan.
2014
Feb.
2014(p)

Total

3,381 4,977 3,501 2.5 3.7 2.6

INDUSTRY

Total private

3,192 4,692 3,314 2.9 4.1 2.9

Mining and logging

24 32 27 2.9 3.6 3.1

Construction

275 274 196 5.1 4.9 3.5

Manufacturing

193 261 199 1.6 2.2 1.7

Durable goods

119 156 118 1.6 2.1 1.6

Nondurable goods

74 105 81 1.7 2.4 1.8

Trade, transportation, and utilities

756 1,263 809 3.0 4.9 3.1

Wholesale trade

103 130 113 1.8 2.3 1.9

Retail trade

529 875 564 3.6 5.8 3.8

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

124 258 132 2.5 5.1 2.6

Information

51 89 63 1.9 3.4 2.4

Financial activities

161 208 136 2.1 2.6 1.7

Finance and insurance

101 135 87 1.7 2.3 1.5

Real estate and rental and leasing

60 73 49 3.1 3.7 2.5

Professional and business services

640 1,045 763 3.6 5.6 4.1

Education and health services

408 574 393 1.9 2.7 1.8

Educational services

41 77 38 1.2 2.4 1.1

Health care and social assistance

367 497 355 2.1 2.8 2.0

Leisure and hospitality

528 765 575 3.9 5.5 4.1

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

59 85 65 3.3 4.5 3.4

Accommodation and food services

469 680 510 4.0 5.7 4.3

Other services

154 183 152 2.9 3.4 2.8

Government

189 285 187 0.8 1.3 0.8

Federal

34 59 27 1.2 2.2 1.0

State and local

155 227 161 0.8 1.2 0.8

REGION(3)

Northeast

512 828 526 2.0 3.3 2.1

South

1,390 1,916 1,381 2.9 3.9 2.8

Midwest

695 1,139 735 2.3 3.7 2.4

West

784 1,094 859 2.6 3.6 2.8

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: April 08, 2014