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)
July
2015
June
2016
July
2016(p)
July
2015
June
2016
July
2016(p)

Total

5,162 5,145 5,310 3.6 3.5 3.7

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,745 4,591 4,907 3.9 3.7 4.0

Mining and logging

35 28 26 4.2 4.0 3.8

Construction

296 258 322 4.4 3.8 4.7

Manufacturing

271 271 275 2.2 2.2 2.2

Durable goods

177 163 170 2.3 2.1 2.2

Nondurable goods

94 108 105 2.0 2.3 2.2

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,102 996 1,050 4.1 3.6 3.8

Wholesale trade

165 140 156 2.8 2.4 2.6

Retail trade

751 676 719 4.8 4.2 4.5

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

186 180 175 3.5 3.3 3.2

Information

86 67 82 3.1 2.4 2.9

Financial activities

179 180 165 2.2 2.2 2.0

Finance and insurance

118 119 106 1.9 1.9 1.7

Real estate and rental and leasing

61 61 59 2.9 2.8 2.7

Professional and business services

955 929 1,061 4.8 4.6 5.2

Education and health services

644 725 699 3.0 3.2 3.1

Educational services

109 175 136 3.4 5.3 4.2

Health care and social assistance

535 550 563 2.9 2.9 2.9

Leisure and hospitality

944 912 1,029 6.0 5.6 6.3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

95 108 119 3.8 4.3 4.6

Accommodation and food services

849 804 910 6.4 5.9 6.7

Other services

234 227 198 4.1 3.9 3.4

Government

417 554 403 2.0 2.5 1.9

Federal

37 32 27 1.3 1.1 1.0

State and local

381 522 376 2.1 2.7 2.1

State and local education

213 370 205 2.4 3.7 2.3

State and local, excluding education

168 152 171 1.8 1.6 1.8

REGION(3)

Northeast

741 791 921 2.8 2.9 3.5

South

2,086 1,970 2,084 4.0 3.7 4.0

Midwest

1,125 1,123 1,106 3.6 3.5 3.4

West

1,210 1,261 1,199 3.7 3.8 3.6

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: September 07, 2016