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
2016
Apr.
2017
May
2017(p)
May
2016
Apr.
2017
May
2017(p)

Total

3,027 3,021 3,276 2.1 2.1 2.2

INDUSTRY

Total private

2,837 2,899 3,070 2.3 2.4 2.5

Mining and logging

12 11 15 1.7 1.6 2.2

Construction

127 169 148 1.9 2.5 2.1

Manufacturing

149 184 221 1.2 1.5 1.8

Durable goods

84 100 112 1.1 1.3 1.4

Nondurable goods

65 84 109 1.4 1.8 2.3

Trade, transportation, and utilities

600 590 664 2.2 2.2 2.4

Wholesale trade

65 77 73 1.1 1.3 1.2

Retail trade

455 420 494 2.9 2.7 3.1

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

80 93 97 1.4 1.7 1.7

Information

36 37 29 1.3 1.3 1.1

Financial activities

114 116 129 1.4 1.4 1.5

Finance and insurance

72 76 82 1.2 1.2 1.3

Real estate and rental and leasing

42 40 47 2.0 1.9 2.2

Professional and business services

614 639 636 3.1 3.1 3.1

Education and health services

411 393 411 1.8 1.7 1.8

Educational services

55 34 49 1.5 0.9 1.3

Health care and social assistance

356 359 361 1.9 1.9 1.9

Leisure and hospitality

673 649 698 4.3 4.1 4.3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

64 69 59 2.8 3.1 2.5

Accommodation and food services

609 579 639 4.5 4.3 4.6

Other services

102 111 119 1.8 1.9 2.1

Government

189 122 206 0.8 0.5 0.9

Federal

9 15 11 0.3 0.5 0.4

State and local

180 107 195 0.9 0.5 1.0

State and local education

94 45 106 0.9 0.4 1.0

State and local, excluding education

87 62 89 1.0 0.7 1.0

REGION(3)

Northeast

374 428 459 1.4 1.6 1.7

South

1,215 1,236 1,378 2.3 2.3 2.6

Midwest

738 618 695 2.3 1.9 2.1

West

701 740 744 2.1 2.2 2.2

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 11, 2017