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)
Mar.
2015
Feb.
2016
Mar.
2016(p)
Mar.
2015
Feb.
2016
Mar.
2016(p)

Total

2,451 2,428 2,680 1.7 1.7 1.9

INDUSTRY

Total private

2,326 2,312 2,546 2.0 1.9 2.1

Mining and logging

10 9 12 1.2 1.3 1.7

Construction

97 87 138 1.6 1.4 2.2

Manufacturing

121 123 136 1.0 1.0 1.1

Durable goods

70 71 77 0.9 0.9 1.0

Nondurable goods

51 52 59 1.1 1.1 1.3

Trade, transportation, and utilities

572 514 589 2.2 1.9 2.2

Wholesale trade

75 74 91 1.3 1.3 1.5

Retail trade

417 372 428 2.7 2.4 2.7

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

80 68 70 1.5 1.3 1.3

Information

44 31 36 1.6 1.1 1.3

Financial activities

88 108 99 1.1 1.3 1.2

Finance and insurance

67 71 54 1.1 1.2 0.9

Real estate and rental and leasing

21 37 46 1.0 1.8 2.2

Professional and business services

452 499 510 2.3 2.5 2.6

Education and health services

330 319 359 1.5 1.4 1.6

Educational services

29 28 28 0.8 0.8 0.7

Health care and social assistance

302 292 331 1.6 1.5 1.7

Leisure and hospitality

521 531 565 3.6 3.6 3.8

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

32 51 43 1.6 2.6 2.1

Accommodation and food services

489 480 522 3.9 3.8 4.0

Other services

91 91 101 1.6 1.6 1.8

Government

124 116 134 0.6 0.5 0.6

Federal

10 11 12 0.4 0.4 0.4

State and local

114 105 122 0.6 0.5 0.6

State and local education

47 47 50 0.4 0.4 0.5

State and local, excluding education

67 58 72 0.8 0.7 0.8

REGION(3)

Northeast

319 331 343 1.2 1.3 1.3

South

1,043 971 1,071 2.0 1.9 2.1

Midwest

528 585 631 1.7 1.8 2.0

West

561 542 635 1.8 1.7 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: May 10, 2016