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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)
Sept.
2018
Aug.
2019
Sept.
2019(p)
Sept.
2018
Aug.
2019
Sept.
2019(p)

Total

5,900 6,822 6,172 3.9 4.5 4.1

INDUSTRY

Total private

5,514 6,293 5,765 4.3 4.8 4.5

Mining and logging

36 31 23 4.7 4.0 3.0

Construction

371 459 439 4.9 5.9 5.7

Manufacturing

334 398 375 2.6 3.1 2.9

Durable goods

188 232 217 2.3 2.9 2.7

Nondurable goods

147 165 159 3.1 3.4 3.3

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,148 1,367 1,186 4.2 4.9 4.3

Wholesale trade

139 165 165 2.4 2.8 2.8

Retail trade

825 939 804 5.3 6.0 5.2

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

183 264 217 3.0 4.4 3.5

Information

97 106 81 3.5 3.7 2.8

Financial activities

203 287 206 2.4 3.3 2.4

Finance and insurance

138 196 127 2.2 3.1 2.0

Real estate and rental and leasing

65 91 80 2.8 3.8 3.4

Professional and business services

1,084 1,201 1,199 5.1 5.5 5.5

Education and health services

626 768 652 2.6 3.2 2.7

Educational services

95 156 92 2.6 4.4 2.4

Health care and social assistance

531 612 560 2.7 3.0 2.7

Leisure and hospitality

1,363 1,403 1,392 8.2 8.1 8.3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

275 260 254 11.2 9.5 10.1

Accommodation and food services

1,088 1,143 1,139 7.7 7.8 7.9

Other services

252 274 213 4.3 4.6 3.6

Government

386 528 407 1.7 2.4 1.8

Federal

37 46 45 1.3 1.6 1.6

State and local

349 483 362 1.8 2.6 1.8

State and local education

136 222 130 1.3 2.4 1.2

State and local, excluding education

212 260 232 2.3 2.7 2.5

REGION(3)

Northeast

1,014 1,148 1,010 3.7 4.1 3.6

South

2,319 2,665 2,318 4.2 4.8 4.2

Midwest

1,293 1,466 1,387 3.9 4.4 4.2

West

1,273 1,542 1,458 3.7 4.4 4.1

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: November 05, 2019