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)
Dec.
2014
Nov.
2015
Dec.
2015(p)
Dec.
2014
Nov.
2015
Dec.
2015(p)

Total nonfarm

2,211 2,364 2,556 1.6 1.6 1.8

INDUSTRY

Total private

2,100 2,259 2,426 1.8 1.9 2.0

Mining and logging

10 15 13 1.1 1.9 1.7

Construction

99 88 109 1.6 1.3 1.7

Manufacturing

96 112 92 0.8 0.9 0.7

Durable goods

53 54 57 0.7 0.7 0.7

Nondurable goods

43 58 36 0.9 1.3 0.8

Trade, transportation, and utilities

566 540 639 2.1 2.0 2.3

Wholesale trade

69 55 53 1.2 0.9 0.9

Retail trade

416 413 474 2.6 2.6 2.9

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

81 72 113 1.5 1.3 2.0

Information

31 33 27 1.1 1.2 0.9

Financial activities

87 71 106 1.1 0.9 1.3

Finance and insurance

64 47 72 1.1 0.8 1.2

Real estate and rental and leasing

23 24 35 1.1 1.2 1.7

Professional and business services

385 453 487 2.0 2.3 2.4

Education and health services

272 316 315 1.2 1.4 1.4

Educational services

25 31 34 0.7 0.8 0.9

Health care and social assistance

247 284 282 1.3 1.5 1.5

Leisure and hospitality

472 540 547 3.2 3.6 3.6

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

35 35 42 1.8 1.7 2.1

Accommodation and food services

437 504 505 3.5 3.9 3.9

Other services

81 91 89 1.4 1.6 1.6

Government

111 105 130 0.5 0.5 0.6

Federal

10 11 10 0.3 0.4 0.4

State and local

101 94 119 0.5 0.5 0.6

REGION(3)

Northeast

337 329 356 1.3 1.2 1.3

South

953 929 1,062 1.9 1.8 2.0

Midwest

430 587 581 1.4 1.8 1.8

West

492 519 556 1.5 1.6 1.7

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: February 09, 2016