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)
May
2015
Apr.
2016
May
2016(p)
May
2015
Apr.
2016
May
2016(p)

Total

2,788 2,944 2,920 2.0 2.0 2.0

INDUSTRY

Total private

2,612 2,806 2,719 2.2 2.3 2.2

Mining and logging

19 11 12 2.3 1.6 1.8

Construction

124 121 131 1.9 1.8 1.9

Manufacturing

131 145 146 1.1 1.2 1.2

Durable goods

73 86 83 0.9 1.1 1.1

Nondurable goods

57 59 63 1.3 1.3 1.4

Trade, transportation, and utilities

626 647 594 2.3 2.4 2.2

Wholesale trade

85 93 67 1.4 1.6 1.1

Retail trade

457 456 448 2.9 2.9 2.8

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

85 98 79 1.6 1.8 1.5

Information

41 42 31 1.5 1.5 1.1

Financial activities

109 111 116 1.3 1.3 1.4

Finance and insurance

67 70 78 1.1 1.2 1.3

Real estate and rental and leasing

42 40 38 2.0 1.9 1.8

Professional and business services

508 587 532 2.6 2.9 2.6

Education and health services

364 384 413 1.7 1.7 1.8

Educational services

45 29 57 1.3 0.8 1.6

Health care and social assistance

320 355 357 1.7 1.9 1.9

Leisure and hospitality

565 643 648 3.7 4.2 4.1

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

55 54 59 2.4 2.5 2.5

Accommodation and food services

510 589 590 3.9 4.5 4.4

Other services

125 115 97 2.2 2.0 1.7

Government

176 139 201 0.8 0.6 0.9

Federal

13 13 11 0.5 0.5 0.4

State and local

164 126 190 0.8 0.6 1.0

State and local education

89 45 103 0.8 0.4 1.0

State and local, excluding education

75 81 87 0.8 0.9 1.0

REGION(3)

Northeast

369 337 385 1.4 1.3 1.4

South

1,164 1,242 1,195 2.2 2.4 2.3

Midwest

626 651 682 2.0 2.0 2.1

West

629 714 657 1.9 2.2 2.0

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: July 12, 2016