Table 16. Annual total separations rates by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted

Table 16. Annual total separations rates by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted(1) [percent]
Industry and region 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016

Total

37.4 38.1 40.0 41.8 41.9

INDUSTRY

Total private

41.5 42.3 44.5 46.2 46.1

Mining and logging

42.3 39.0 40.6 55.5 55.7

Construction

68.8 62.2 55.8 55.5 57.2

Manufacturing

23.5 23.1 24.0 25.5 27.1

Durable goods

22.1 21.9 21.7 24.2 25.6

Nondurable goods

25.9 25.1 27.8 27.8 29.5

Trade, transportation, and utilities

39.5 40.9 46.2 46.9 45.1

Wholesale trade

26.1 23.8 28.7 28.2 28.0

Retail trade

46.1 49.0 55.7 56.6 53.3

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

35.3 35.9 37.8 39.1 39.5

Information

28.4 29.6 32.4 33.7 33.1

Financial activities

27.0 29.6 27.6 27.3 25.7

Finance and insurance

23.3 26.3 24.6 24.5 22.8

Real estate and rental and leasing

38.0 39.4 36.4 35.4 34.1

Professional and business services

55.8 56.7 60.0 61.5 63.0

Education and health services

28.0 29.2 29.6 30.8 31.2

Educational services

26.0 25.7 26.1 28.3 29.0

Health care and social assistance

28.3 29.9 30.3 31.3 31.6

Leisure and hospitality

62.8 64.1 68.7 73.2 73.8

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

74.5 73.5 81.2 79.3 79.1

Accommodation and food services

60.8 62.5 66.6 72.2 72.9

Other services

40.2 39.4 39.2 43.3 37.5

Government

16.0 16.1 16.1 17.9 18.5

Federal

14.1 15.9 13.9 16.4 16.3

State and local

16.3 16.1 16.4 18.1 18.8

State and local education

15.2 15.5 14.6 16.8 17.3

State and local, excluding education

17.5 16.8 18.6 19.6 20.5

REGION(2)

Northeast

32.8 33.3 33.9 35.6 36.1

South

40.5 41.1 43.4 45.3 44.4

Midwest

37.4 36.4 39.4 40.9 41.9

West

36.1 38.9 40.2 42.1 42.5

Footnotes
(1) The annual total separations rate is the number of total separations during the entire year as a percent of annual average employment.
(2) 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.

NOTE: Data have been revised to incorporate the annual updates to the Current Employment Statistics employment estimates.

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Last Modified Date: March 16, 2017