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)
Apr.
2014
Mar.
2015
Apr.
2015(p)
Apr.
2014
Mar.
2015
Apr.
2015(p)

Total

4,431 4,338 4,749 3.2 3.1 3.4

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,244 4,112 4,520 3.7 3.5 3.8

Mining and logging

28 42 40 3.2 4.9 4.7

Construction

258 278 259 4.3 4.6 4.1

Manufacturing

235 237 259 1.9 1.9 2.1

Durable goods

142 140 156 1.9 1.8 2.0

Nondurable goods

93 97 102 2.1 2.2 2.3

Trade, transportation, and utilities

971 945 999 3.7 3.6 3.8

Wholesale trade

128 147 138 2.2 2.5 2.3

Retail trade

705 640 696 4.7 4.2 4.5

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

139 158 165 2.7 3.0 3.1

Information

72 78 71 2.7 2.8 2.5

Financial activities

186 161 213 2.4 2.0 2.6

Finance and insurance

121 120 140 2.1 2.0 2.3

Real estate and rental and leasing

65 41 73 3.2 2.0 3.6

Professional and business services

996 961 1,058 5.3 5.0 5.4

Education and health services

542 480 521 2.5 2.2 2.4

Educational services

50 47 51 1.4 1.3 1.4

Health care and social assistance

492 433 470 2.7 2.4 2.5

Leisure and hospitality

799 765 922 5.5 5.2 6.2

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

158 110 146 7.8 5.5 7.0

Accommodation and food services

641 656 776 5.1 5.2 6.0

Other services

157 165 179 2.8 3.0 3.2

Government

187 227 228 0.8 1.0 1.0

Federal

28 31 31 1.0 1.2 1.1

State and local

159 195 197 0.8 1.0 1.0

REGION(3)

Northeast

697 627 721 2.7 2.4 2.7

South

1,740 1,734 1,960 3.5 3.4 3.8

Midwest

974 964 1,068 3.1 3.1 3.4

West

1,020 1,013 999 3.3 3.2 3.1

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: June 09, 2015