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)
Sept.
2013
Aug.
2014
Sept.
2014(p)
Sept.
2013
Aug.
2014
Sept.
2014(p)

Total

4,844 5,451 5,178 3.5 3.9 3.7

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,521 5,034 4,822 3.9 4.3 4.1

Mining and logging

27 34 32 3.1 3.6 3.4

Construction

297 360 268 4.9 5.7 4.2

Manufacturing

258 296 291 2.1 2.4 2.4

Durable goods

149 170 154 2.0 2.2 2.0

Nondurable goods

109 126 137 2.4 2.8 3.0

Trade, transportation, and utilities

910 1,104 974 3.5 4.2 3.7

Wholesale trade

117 166 144 2.0 2.8 2.4

Retail trade

650 771 665 4.3 5.0 4.3

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

143 166 165 2.8 3.2 3.2

Information

73 73 73 2.7 2.7 2.7

Financial activities

219 204 175 2.8 2.5 2.2

Finance and insurance

136 135 121 2.3 2.3 2.0

Real estate and rental and leasing

84 69 54 4.2 3.3 2.6

Professional and business services

940 1,105 1,084 5.0 5.7 5.6

Education and health services

529 604 615 2.5 2.8 2.9

Educational services

81 116 90 2.5 3.7 2.7

Health care and social assistance

448 488 525 2.5 2.7 2.9

Leisure and hospitality

1,071 1,026 1,094 7.4 6.7 7.4

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

288 197 252 13.8 8.3 11.7

Accommodation and food services

782 829 843 6.3 6.4 6.6

Other services

197 227 214 3.6 4.1 3.9

Government

322 417 356 1.5 2.0 1.6

Federal

37 30 37 1.3 1.1 1.4

State and local

285 388 319 1.5 2.1 1.7

REGION(3)

Northeast

892 880 928 3.5 3.4 3.5

South

1,809 2,184 1,940 3.6 4.3 3.8

Midwest

1,071 1,256 1,221 3.5 4.0 3.9

West

1,072 1,131 1,089 3.5 3.6 3.5

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: November 13, 2014