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)
Nov.
2014
Oct.
2015
Nov.
2015(p)
Nov.
2014
Oct.
2015
Nov.
2015(p)

Total nonfarm

4,056 5,048 4,281 2.9 3.5 3.0

INDUSTRY

Total private

3,850 4,743 4,060 3.2 3.9 3.3

Mining and logging

30 36 29 3.3 4.5 3.7

Construction

312 313 312 4.9 4.7 4.7

Manufacturing

197 287 236 1.6 2.3 1.9

Durable goods

111 154 133 1.4 2.0 1.7

Nondurable goods

86 133 103 1.9 2.9 2.3

Trade, transportation, and utilities

905 986 888 3.3 3.6 3.2

Wholesale trade

138 135 106 2.4 2.3 1.8

Retail trade

634 675 630 4.0 4.3 3.9

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

133 176 152 2.5 3.3 2.8

Information

64 82 69 2.3 2.9 2.5

Financial activities

172 194 164 2.1 2.4 2.0

Finance and insurance

107 125 107 1.8 2.1 1.8

Real estate and rental and leasing

65 69 57 3.1 3.3 2.7

Professional and business services

835 1,042 908 4.3 5.2 4.5

Education and health services

397 544 459 1.8 2.4 2.0

Educational services

39 60 47 1.1 1.6 1.3

Health care and social assistance

358 484 412 2.0 2.6 2.2

Leisure and hospitality

777 1,067 848 5.3 7.0 5.6

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

145 194 135 7.3 9.0 6.6

Accommodation and food services

632 872 713 5.0 6.7 5.5

Other services

162 192 147 2.9 3.4 2.6

Government

205 306 221 0.9 1.4 1.0

Federal

29 45 34 1.1 1.6 1.2

State and local

176 261 187 0.9 1.3 0.9

REGION(3)

Northeast

566 761 694 2.1 2.8 2.6

South

1,564 2,018 1,604 3.0 3.9 3.1

Midwest

1,023 1,114 1,003 3.2 3.4 3.1

West

903 1,155 980 2.8 3.6 3.0

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: January 12, 2016