Table 16. Annual total separations rates by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted

Table 16. Annual total separations rates by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted(1) [percent]
Industry and region 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015

Total

36.5 37.4 38.1 40.0 41.5

INDUSTRY

Total private

40.7 41.5 42.3 44.5 45.9

Mining and logging

30.7 42.1 38.7 40.7 54.6

Construction

71.7 68.8 62.1 55.8 56.1

Manufacturing

24.2 23.6 23.1 24.0 25.5

Durable goods

21.3 22.1 21.9 21.8 24.1

Nondurable goods

29.0 25.9 25.2 27.8 27.8

Trade, transportation, and utilities

37.9 39.6 40.9 46.2 46.6

Wholesale trade

25.1 26.1 23.9 28.7 27.4

Retail trade

44.3 46.1 49.1 55.7 56.2

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

33.3 35.4 35.9 37.9 39.5

Information

27.6 28.3 29.7 32.4 33.5

Financial activities

24.0 27.0 29.6 27.6 27.3

Finance and insurance

20.1 23.4 26.2 24.6 24.5

Real estate and rental and leasing

35.7 37.9 39.5 36.5 35.6

Professional and business services

56.6 55.8 56.7 60.0 60.9

Education and health services

26.8 27.9 29.2 29.7 30.1

Educational services

25.3 26.0 25.7 26.2 26.8

Health care and social assistance

27.1 28.3 29.9 30.3 30.8

Leisure and hospitality

61.5 62.8 64.2 68.8 73.0

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

77.0 74.7 74.0 81.8 78.7

Accommodation and food services

58.9 60.8 62.6 66.7 72.1

Other services

40.4 40.1 39.4 39.1 42.9

Government

15.6 16.0 16.1 16.1 18.1

Federal

13.0 14.0 15.9 14.0 16.8

State and local

16.0 16.3 16.1 16.4 18.3

State and local education

15.9 15.1 15.4 14.5 16.9

State and local, excluding education

16.2 17.6 16.8 18.6 19.9

REGION(2)

Northeast

32.4 32.8 33.3 33.9 35.1

South

38.6 40.5 41.1 43.4 45.2

Midwest

36.9 37.4 36.4 39.4 40.9

West

36.3 36.1 38.9 40.2 41.5

Footnotes
(1) The annual total separations rate is the number of total separations during the entire year as a percent of annual average employment.
(2) 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.

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 17, 2016