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)
Feb.
2014
Jan.
2015
Feb.
2015(p)
Feb.
2014
Jan.
2015
Feb.
2015(p)

Total

3,568 5,395 3,682 2.6 3.9 2.6

INDUSTRY

Total private

3,381 5,084 3,476 3.0 4.3 3.0

Mining and logging

27 48 34 3.2 5.3 3.8

Construction

205 348 215 3.7 5.9 3.6

Manufacturing

187 261 206 1.6 2.1 1.7

Durable goods

107 153 124 1.4 2.0 1.6

Nondurable goods

80 108 82 1.8 2.4 1.8

Trade, transportation, and utilities

825 1,460 794 3.2 5.5 3.0

Wholesale trade

94 149 114 1.6 2.6 2.0

Retail trade

600 1,015 562 4.0 6.6 3.7

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

130 295 118 2.6 5.6 2.2

Information

58 88 59 2.2 3.2 2.1

Financial activities

123 236 117 1.6 2.9 1.5

Finance and insurance

77 147 73 1.3 2.5 1.2

Real estate and rental and leasing

45 89 44 2.3 4.4 2.2

Professional and business services

795 1,080 828 4.3 5.6 4.3

Education and health services

405 545 424 1.9 2.5 1.9

Educational services

43 63 37 1.2 1.9 1.0

Health care and social assistance

363 483 387 2.0 2.6 2.1

Leisure and hospitality

601 839 624 4.3 5.9 4.3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

71 122 76 3.8 6.5 3.9

Accommodation and food services

530 716 548 4.4 5.8 4.4

Other services

155 180 175 2.8 3.2 3.1

Government

187 311 206 0.8 1.4 0.9

Federal

26 61 27 1.0 2.3 1.0

State and local

161 249 179 0.8 1.3 0.9

REGION(3)

Northeast

505 916 518 2.0 3.5 2.0

South

1,429 2,146 1,457 2.9 4.3 2.9

Midwest

790 1,175 833 2.6 3.8 2.7

West

843 1,158 874 2.7 3.7 2.8

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: April 07, 2015