Table 10. Quits levels and rates by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted

Table 10. Quits 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

3,446 3,512 3,543 2.3 2.3 2.3

INDUSTRY

Total private

3,218 3,362 3,272 2.5 2.6 2.5

Mining and logging

21 20 16 2.8 2.6 2.1

Construction

162 147 171 2.2 2.0 2.3

Manufacturing

210 232 212 1.7 1.8 1.7

Durable goods

119 139 121 1.5 1.7 1.5

Nondurable goods

92 93 92 1.9 2.0 1.9

Trade, transportation, and utilities

744 743 797 2.7 2.7 2.9

Wholesale trade

84 101 99 1.4 1.7 1.7

Retail trade

537 515 582 3.4 3.3 3.7

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

122 128 116 2.1 2.1 1.9

Information

53 59 56 1.9 2.1 2.0

Financial activities

116 150 123 1.4 1.7 1.4

Finance and insurance

68 87 75 1.1 1.4 1.2

Real estate and rental and leasing

48 64 48 2.1 2.8 2.0

Professional and business services

648 658 561 3.1 3.1 2.6

Education and health services

426 420 415 1.8 1.7 1.7

Educational services

56 41 55 1.5 1.0 1.4

Health care and social assistance

370 379 360 1.9 1.9 1.8

Leisure and hospitality

719 781 776 4.3 4.7 4.6

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

69 69 64 2.8 2.9 2.5

Accommodation and food services

650 713 712 4.6 5.0 4.9

Other services

119 151 144 2.0 2.6 2.4

Government

229 149 271 1.0 0.7 1.2

Federal

14 14 13 0.5 0.5 0.5

State and local

215 135 258 1.1 0.7 1.3

State and local education

125 55 153 1.2 0.5 1.4

State and local, excluding education

90 80 105 1.0 0.9 1.1

REGION(3)

Northeast

478 439 500 1.7 1.6 1.8

South

1,385 1,508 1,415 2.5 2.7 2.6

Midwest

771 760 824 2.4 2.3 2.5

West

812 804 803 2.3 2.3 2.3

Footnotes
(1) Quits are the number of quits during the entire month.
(2) The quits rate is the number of quits 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