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)
June
2015
May
2016
June
2016(p)
June
2015
May
2016
June
2016(p)

Total

5,097 4,918 5,059 3.6 3.4 3.5

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,575 4,521 4,523 3.8 3.7 3.7

Mining and logging

25 26 26 3.0 3.7 3.7

Construction

298 320 258 4.5 4.8 3.8

Manufacturing

277 281 276 2.2 2.3 2.2

Durable goods

161 174 167 2.1 2.3 2.2

Nondurable goods

115 107 109 2.5 2.3 2.3

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,014 984 981 3.8 3.6 3.6

Wholesale trade

155 129 137 2.6 2.2 2.3

Retail trade

705 699 657 4.5 4.4 4.1

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

154 156 186 2.9 2.9 3.4

Information

73 72 64 2.7 2.6 2.3

Financial activities

188 178 179 2.3 2.2 2.1

Finance and insurance

128 121 119 2.1 2.0 1.9

Real estate and rental and leasing

60 57 60 2.8 2.7 2.8

Professional and business services

976 934 934 4.9 4.6 4.6

Education and health services

632 618 697 2.9 2.7 3.1

Educational services

151 105 165 4.6 2.9 5.0

Health care and social assistance

481 512 532 2.6 2.7 2.8

Leisure and hospitality

855 927 899 5.4 5.9 5.6

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

97 124 101 4.0 5.4 4.0

Accommodation and food services

759 803 798 5.7 6.0 5.8

Other services

237 181 208 4.2 3.2 3.6

Government

522 397 536 2.4 1.8 2.4

Federal

34 30 30 1.2 1.1 1.1

State and local

488 366 506 2.5 1.9 2.6

State and local education

335 226 355 3.4 2.1 3.6

State and local, excluding education

153 140 152 1.7 1.5 1.6

REGION(3)

Northeast

747 664 758 2.8 2.5 2.8

South

1,994 1,988 1,928 3.8 3.8 3.6

Midwest

1,089 1,108 1,136 3.4 3.4 3.5

West

1,267 1,157 1,237 3.9 3.5 3.7

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: August 10, 2016