Table 3. Total separations levels and rates by industry and region, seasonally adjusted

Table 3. Total separations levels and rates by industry and region, seasonally adjusted(1)
Industry and region Levels (in thousands) Rates(2)
Nov.
2016
July
2017
Aug.
2017
Sept.
2017
Oct.
2017
Nov.
2017(p)
Nov.
2016
July
2017
Aug.
2017
Sept.
2017
Oct.
2017
Nov.
2017(p)

Total

5,075 5,362 5,273 5,244 5,251 5,202 3.5 3.7 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.5

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,720 5,012 4,932 4,910 4,910 4,845 3.8 4.0 4.0 3.9 3.9 3.9

Mining and logging

25 29 27 23 32 28 3.7 4.0 3.7 3.1 4.4 3.8

Construction

323 367 337 378 361 340 4.8 5.3 4.9 5.5 5.2 4.9

Manufacturing

286 320 301 315 309 327 2.3 2.6 2.4 2.5 2.5 2.6

Durable goods

165 181 172 179 176 184 2.1 2.3 2.2 2.3 2.3 2.3

Nondurable goods

121 139 128 136 133 143 2.6 3.0 2.7 2.9 2.8 3.0

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,018 1,015 1,020 977 994 1,020 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.6 3.6 3.7

Wholesale trade

129 150 157 122 133 123 2.2 2.5 2.7 2.1 2.2 2.1

Retail trade

698 682 676 668 677 688 4.4 4.3 4.3 4.2 4.3 4.3

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

191 184 187 187 183 208 3.4 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.2 3.7

Information

73 87 83 96 72 70 2.6 3.2 3.0 3.5 2.7 2.6

Financial activities

160 200 212 180 204 167 1.9 2.4 2.5 2.1 2.4 2.0

Finance and insurance

120 125 131 116 136 126 1.9 2.0 2.1 1.9 2.2 2.0

Real estate and rental and leasing

40 75 81 64 68 41 1.9 3.4 3.7 2.9 3.1 1.9

Professional and business services

1,069 1,127 1,059 1,119 1,143 1,135 5.2 5.4 5.1 5.4 5.5 5.4

Education and health services

610 616 633 600 642 620 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.6 2.8 2.7

Educational services

72 79 77 74 89 77 2.0 2.2 2.1 2.0 2.4 2.1

Health care and social assistance

539 537 556 525 553 544 2.8 2.7 2.8 2.7 2.8 2.8

Leisure and hospitality

986 991 998 1,020 933 988 6.3 6.2 6.2 6.4 5.8 6.2

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

144 188 164 159 141 168 6.4 8.3 7.2 7.0 6.2 7.4

Accommodation and food services

842 803 834 861 792 820 6.2 5.9 6.1 6.3 5.8 6.0

Other services

170 260 263 202 219 150 3.0 4.5 4.6 3.5 3.8 2.6

Government

355 351 341 334 341 357 1.6 1.6 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.6

Federal

43 41 37 37 41 36 1.5 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.4 1.3

State and local

313 310 304 297 301 320 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.5 1.5 1.6

State and local education

155 156 141 129 157 156 1.5 1.5 1.4 1.2 1.5 1.5

State and local, excluding education

158 154 162 168 144 165 1.7 1.7 1.8 1.8 1.6 1.8

REGION(3)

Northeast

848 886 872 900 815 842 3.2 3.3 3.2 3.3 3.0 3.1

South

1,947 2,173 2,007 2,009 2,160 2,167 3.7 4.1 3.8 3.8 4.0 4.0

Midwest

1,113 1,195 1,180 1,168 1,134 1,064 3.4 3.7 3.6 3.6 3.5 3.2

West

1,166 1,108 1,213 1,167 1,142 1,129 3.5 3.3 3.6 3.5 3.4 3.4

Footnotes
(1) Total separations are the number of total separations during the entire month.
(2) The total separations rate is the number of total separations 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 09, 2018