Table 10. Quits levels and rates by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted

Table 10. Quits levels and rates by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted(1)
Industry and region Levels (in thousands) Rates(2)
Feb.
2013
Jan.
2014
Feb.
2014(p)
Feb.
2013
Jan.
2014
Feb.
2014(p)

Total

1,839 2,359 1,925 1.4 1.7 1.4

INDUSTRY

Total private

1,747 2,246 1,832 1.6 2.0 1.6

Mining and logging

12 11 15 1.4 1.3 1.8

Construction

88 90 67 1.6 1.6 1.2

Manufacturing

84 105 91 0.7 0.9 0.8

Durable goods

50 56 50 0.7 0.7 0.7

Nondurable goods

34 49 41 0.8 1.1 0.9

Trade, transportation, and utilities

425 573 455 1.7 2.2 1.8

Wholesale trade

56 59 50 1.0 1.0 0.9

Retail trade

307 450 340 2.1 3.0 2.3

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

62 64 65 1.2 1.3 1.3

Information

28 46 35 1.0 1.8 1.3

Financial activities

88 74 68 1.1 0.9 0.9

Finance and insurance

46 36 43 0.8 0.6 0.7

Real estate and rental and leasing

42 39 25 2.1 2.0 1.3

Professional and business services

292 464 350 1.6 2.5 1.9

Education and health services

249 310 250 1.2 1.5 1.2

Educational services

23 35 24 0.7 1.1 0.7

Health care and social assistance

226 275 226 1.3 1.5 1.3

Leisure and hospitality

380 465 421 2.8 3.4 3.0

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

38 31 25 2.1 1.7 1.3

Accommodation and food services

342 434 396 2.9 3.6 3.3

Other services

101 107 79 1.9 2.0 1.5

Government

92 113 94 0.4 0.5 0.4

Federal

9 12 7 0.3 0.4 0.3

State and local

83 102 86 0.4 0.5 0.4

REGION(3)

Northeast

248 325 265 1.0 1.3 1.0

South

809 1,004 826 1.7 2.0 1.7

Midwest

383 522 415 1.3 1.7 1.3

West

400 508 420 1.3 1.7 1.4

Footnotes
(1) Quits are the number of quits during the entire month.
(2) The quits rate is the number of quits 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 08, 2014