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)
Oct.
2013
Sept.
2014
Oct.
2014(p)
Oct.
2013
Sept.
2014
Oct.
2014(p)

Total

2,478 2,964 2,821 1.8 2.1 2.0

INDUSTRY

Total private

2,364 2,781 2,684 2.0 2.4 2.3

Mining and logging

12 20 21 1.3 2.1 2.3

Construction

104 114 120 1.7 1.8 1.9

Manufacturing

114 147 132 0.9 1.2 1.1

Durable goods

66 76 81 0.9 1.0 1.0

Nondurable goods

48 71 51 1.1 1.6 1.1

Trade, transportation, and utilities

574 611 663 2.2 2.3 2.5

Wholesale trade

84 83 98 1.5 1.4 1.7

Retail trade

420 436 476 2.8 2.9 3.1

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

70 92 89 1.4 1.8 1.7

Information

34 38 53 1.3 1.4 2.0

Financial activities

87 111 112 1.1 1.4 1.4

Finance and insurance

56 75 75 0.9 1.3 1.3

Real estate and rental and leasing

31 36 38 1.5 1.7 1.8

Professional and business services

473 578 534 2.5 3.0 2.7

Education and health services

306 371 353 1.4 1.7 1.6

Educational services

30 47 40 0.9 1.4 1.1

Health care and social assistance

276 323 312 1.5 1.8 1.7

Leisure and hospitality

561 647 608 3.9 4.3 4.1

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

49 71 57 2.4 3.3 2.8

Accommodation and food services

511 576 551 4.2 4.5 4.4

Other services

100 145 87 1.8 2.6 1.6

Government

114 182 137 0.5 0.8 0.6

Federal

11 12 10 0.4 0.5 0.4

State and local

103 170 127 0.5 0.9 0.6

REGION(3)

Northeast

350 450 411 1.4 1.7 1.6

South

1,020 1,165 1,174 2.0 2.3 2.3

Midwest

580 729 598 1.9 2.3 1.9

West

528 620 637 1.7 2.0 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: December 09, 2014