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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)
Dec.
2021
Nov.
2022
Dec.
2022(p)
Dec.
2021
Nov.
2022
Dec.
2022(p)

Total

3,826 3,501 3,530 2.5 2.3 2.3

INDUSTRY

Total private

3,644 3,334 3,350 2.8 2.5 2.5

Mining and logging

10 9 9 1.7 1.5 1.4

Construction

161 103 125 2.2 1.3 1.6

Manufacturing

240 206 190 1.9 1.6 1.5

Durable goods

131 105 92 1.7 1.3 1.1

Nondurable goods

109 102 99 2.3 2.1 2.0

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,007 922 881 3.5 3.2 3.0

Wholesale trade

93 87 75 1.6 1.5 1.3

Retail trade

707 572 564 4.4 3.6 3.5

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

208 263 241 2.9 3.6 3.3

Information

53 34 36 1.8 1.1 1.2

Financial activities

104 120 98 1.2 1.3 1.1

Finance and insurance

64 72 61 1.0 1.1 0.9

Real estate and rental and leasing

40 48 37 1.7 2.0 1.5

Professional and business services

675 643 601 3.1 2.8 2.7

Education and health services

508 505 549 2.1 2.0 2.2

Educational services

41 33 41 1.1 0.8 1.0

Health care and social assistance

467 471 508 2.3 2.2 2.4

Leisure and hospitality

754 704 714 5.1 4.5 4.5

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

67 67 61 3.3 3.0 2.7

Accommodation and food services

687 638 653 5.4 4.7 4.8

Other services

131 87 147 2.3 1.5 2.6

Government

182 167 180 0.8 0.7 0.8

Federal

24 17 19 0.8 0.6 0.7

State and local

158 150 161 0.8 0.7 0.8

State and local education

74 62 69 0.7 0.6 0.6

State and local, excluding education

85 88 91 1.0 1.0 1.0

REGION(3)

Northeast

518 433 464 1.9 1.6 1.7

South

1,636 1,513 1,505 2.9 2.6 2.6

Midwest

831 724 722 2.6 2.2 2.2

West

841 831 839 2.4 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.
(p) Preliminary

Last Modified Date: February 01, 2023