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)
Nov.
2016
Oct.
2017
Nov.
2017(p)
Nov.
2016
Oct.
2017
Nov.
2017(p)

Total

4,413 5,422 4,556 3.0 3.7 3.1

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,167 5,133 4,302 3.4 4.1 3.4

Mining and logging

22 34 25 3.2 4.7 3.4

Construction

312 401 325 4.5 5.6 4.6

Manufacturing

248 323 283 2.0 2.6 2.3

Durable goods

138 178 153 1.8 2.3 2.0

Nondurable goods

109 146 130 2.4 3.1 2.8

Trade, transportation, and utilities

891 987 902 3.2 3.6 3.2

Wholesale trade

108 150 106 1.8 2.5 1.8

Retail trade

609 658 605 3.7 4.2 3.7

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

174 179 191 3.1 3.1 3.3

Information

66 73 60 2.4 2.7 2.2

Financial activities

137 210 140 1.6 2.5 1.7

Finance and insurance

96 138 101 1.6 2.2 1.6

Real estate and rental and leasing

40 72 39 1.9 3.2 1.8

Professional and business services

949 1,186 1,007 4.6 5.6 4.8

Education and health services

482 625 493 2.1 2.7 2.1

Educational services

40 62 42 1.1 1.6 1.1

Health care and social assistance

442 563 452 2.3 2.9 2.3

Leisure and hospitality

895 1,073 921 5.8 6.7 5.9

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

139 196 173 6.6 8.8 8.2

Accommodation and food services

756 877 747 5.7 6.4 5.5

Other services

165 221 145 2.9 3.8 2.5

Government

247 290 255 1.1 1.3 1.1

Federal

39 44 35 1.4 1.6 1.3

State and local

208 246 219 1.0 1.2 1.1

State and local education

75 97 80 0.7 0.9 0.7

State and local, excluding education

133 149 140 1.5 1.6 1.5

REGION(3)

Northeast

734 811 739 2.7 3.0 2.7

South

1,626 2,237 1,841 3.0 4.1 3.4

Midwest

1,018 1,188 972 3.1 3.6 2.9

West

1,034 1,187 1,004 3.1 3.5 3.0

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