Table 9. Total separations levels and rates by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted

Table 9. Total separations levels and rates by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted(1)
Industry and region Levels (in thousands) Rates(2)
May
2018
Apr.
2019
May
2019(p)
May
2018
Apr.
2019
May
2019(p)

Total

5,531 5,506 5,555 3.7 3.6 3.7

INDUSTRY

Total private

5,136 5,253 5,111 4.1 4.1 4.0

Mining and logging

38 32 23 5.2 4.3 3.1

Construction

335 380 393 4.6 5.2 5.2

Manufacturing

351 359 338 2.8 2.8 2.6

Durable goods

193 212 192 2.4 2.6 2.4

Nondurable goods

158 148 146 3.4 3.1 3.1

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,054 1,080 1,112 3.8 3.9 4.0

Wholesale trade

114 144 143 2.0 2.4 2.4

Retail trade

733 746 780 4.6 4.8 5.0

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

206 191 190 3.5 3.2 3.1

Information

98 111 93 3.5 4.0 3.3

Financial activities

201 241 194 2.3 2.8 2.2

Finance and insurance

131 147 121 2.1 2.3 1.9

Real estate and rental and leasing

70 94 74 3.1 4.1 3.2

Professional and business services

1,173 1,204 1,109 5.6 5.6 5.2

Education and health services

659 606 656 2.8 2.5 2.7

Educational services

124 64 126 3.3 1.6 3.3

Health care and social assistance

536 542 530 2.7 2.7 2.6

Leisure and hospitality

1,003 1,043 997 6.1 6.3 5.9

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

135 134 131 5.5 5.6 5.1

Accommodation and food services

868 909 866 6.2 6.4 6.0

Other services

225 195 195 3.8 3.3 3.3

Government

395 253 444 1.7 1.1 1.9

Federal

27 28 28 1.0 1.0 1.0

State and local

368 224 417 1.8 1.1 2.1

State and local education

229 94 273 2.1 0.9 2.5

State and local, excluding education

139 130 144 1.5 1.4 1.6

REGION(3)

Northeast

765 759 827 2.8 2.7 3.0

South

2,250 2,335 2,173 4.1 4.2 3.9

Midwest

1,270 1,137 1,196 3.9 3.4 3.6

West

1,246 1,274 1,359 3.6 3.6 3.9

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: July 09, 2019