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)
Nov.
2013
Oct.
2014
Nov.
2014(p)
Nov.
2013
Oct.
2014
Nov.
2014(p)

Total

2,017 2,804 2,179 1.5 2.0 1.5

INDUSTRY

Total private

1,931 2,672 2,091 1.7 2.3 1.8

Mining and logging

10 18 12 1.1 1.9 1.3

Construction

58 120 69 1.0 1.9 1.1

Manufacturing

94 136 79 0.8 1.1 0.6

Durable goods

50 82 40 0.7 1.1 0.5

Nondurable goods

44 54 39 1.0 1.2 0.9

Trade, transportation, and utilities

474 640 544 1.8 2.4 2.0

Wholesale trade

51 94 78 0.9 1.6 1.3

Retail trade

350 457 393 2.2 3.0 2.5

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

72 88 73 1.4 1.7 1.4

Information

30 53 37 1.1 2.0 1.4

Financial activities

69 112 89 0.9 1.4 1.1

Finance and insurance

46 72 51 0.8 1.2 0.9

Real estate and rental and leasing

23 40 38 1.2 1.9 1.8

Professional and business services

446 535 382 2.4 2.7 1.9

Education and health services

222 344 277 1.0 1.6 1.3

Educational services

21 40 20 0.6 1.1 0.6

Health care and social assistance

201 304 256 1.1 1.7 1.4

Leisure and hospitality

434 615 504 3.1 4.2 3.5

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

39 53 39 2.0 2.5 2.0

Accommodation and food services

396 562 465 3.2 4.4 3.7

Other services

94 97 99 1.7 1.8 1.8

Government

87 132 87 0.4 0.6 0.4

Federal

8 10 10 0.3 0.4 0.4

State and local

79 122 78 0.4 0.6 0.4

REGION(3)

Northeast

272 388 291 1.0 1.5 1.1

South

831 1,179 927 1.7 2.3 1.8

Midwest

464 607 497 1.5 1.9 1.6

West

449 629 464 1.5 2.0 1.5

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: January 13, 2015