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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)
Aug.
2018
July
2019
Aug.
2019(p)
Aug.
2018
July
2019
Aug.
2019(p)

Total

4,308 4,144 4,380 2.9 2.7 2.9

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,049 3,929 4,112 3.2 3.0 3.2

Mining and logging

24 17 17 3.2 2.2 2.2

Construction

223 214 217 2.9 2.8 2.8

Manufacturing

280 229 260 2.2 1.8 2.0

Durable goods

149 126 153 1.9 1.6 1.9

Nondurable goods

131 103 107 2.7 2.1 2.2

Trade, transportation, and utilities

927 834 933 3.4 3.0 3.4

Wholesale trade

128 95 110 2.2 1.6 1.8

Retail trade

649 585 668 4.1 3.7 4.2

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

150 154 155 2.5 2.5 2.6

Information

63 50 68 2.2 1.7 2.4

Financial activities

168 150 170 1.9 1.7 1.9

Finance and insurance

109 100 108 1.7 1.6 1.7

Real estate and rental and leasing

59 50 62 2.6 2.1 2.6

Professional and business services

693 732 671 3.3 3.4 3.1

Education and health services

519 557 576 2.2 2.3 2.4

Educational services

58 82 99 1.7 2.4 2.8

Health care and social assistance

461 475 477 2.3 2.3 2.3

Leisure and hospitality

975 954 1,066 5.7 5.5 6.1

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

151 102 139 5.6 3.6 5.1

Accommodation and food services

823 853 926 5.7 5.8 6.3

Other services

177 193 135 3.0 3.2 2.3

Government

259 215 268 1.2 1.0 1.2

Federal

19 17 23 0.7 0.6 0.8

State and local

240 198 245 1.3 1.1 1.3

State and local education

136 114 138 1.5 1.3 1.5

State and local, excluding education

104 83 107 1.1 0.9 1.1

REGION(3)

Northeast

583 549 663 2.1 2.0 2.4

South

1,683 1,700 1,746 3.1 3.1 3.2

Midwest

1,024 949 933 3.1 2.9 2.8

West

1,018 946 1,038 2.9 2.7 3.0

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.
(p) Preliminary

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Last Modified Date: October 09, 2019