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)
Jan.
2014
Dec.
2014
Jan.
2015(p)
Jan.
2014
Dec.
2014
Jan.
2015(p)

Total

2,358 2,211 2,772 1.7 1.6 2.0

INDUSTRY

Total private

2,244 2,100 2,643 2.0 1.8 2.3

Mining and logging

11 10 13 1.3 1.1 1.5

Construction

82 99 122 1.5 1.6 2.1

Manufacturing

99 96 122 0.8 0.8 1.0

Durable goods

53 53 75 0.7 0.7 1.0

Nondurable goods

46 43 48 1.0 0.9 1.1

Trade, transportation, and utilities

586 566 643 2.3 2.1 2.4

Wholesale trade

60 69 87 1.0 1.2 1.5

Retail trade

452 416 473 3.0 2.6 3.1

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

75 81 83 1.5 1.5 1.6

Information

48 31 46 1.8 1.1 1.7

Financial activities

70 87 122 0.9 1.1 1.5

Finance and insurance

35 64 88 0.6 1.1 1.5

Real estate and rental and leasing

35 23 34 1.8 1.1 1.7

Professional and business services

474 385 561 2.6 2.0 2.9

Education and health services

312 272 369 1.5 1.2 1.7

Educational services

33 25 30 1.0 0.7 0.9

Health care and social assistance

280 247 339 1.6 1.3 1.9

Leisure and hospitality

456 472 540 3.3 3.2 3.8

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

39 35 49 2.1 1.8 2.6

Accommodation and food services

417 437 491 3.5 3.5 4.0

Other services

105 81 105 1.9 1.4 1.9

Government

114 111 129 0.5 0.5 0.6

Federal

12 10 13 0.4 0.3 0.5

State and local

102 101 116 0.5 0.5 0.6

REGION(3)

Northeast

345 337 398 1.4 1.3 1.5

South

1,008 953 1,178 2.1 1.9 2.3

Midwest

483 430 577 1.6 1.4 1.8

West

521 492 619 1.7 1.5 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.
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data have been revised to incorporate the annual updates to the Current Employment Statistics employment estimates.

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Last Modified Date: March 10, 2015