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Table 3. Total separations levels and rates by industry and region, seasonally adjusted

Table 3. Total separations levels and rates by industry and region, seasonally adjusted(1)
Industry and region Levels (in thousands)(2) Rates(3)
Nov.
2014
July
2015
Aug.
2015
Sept.
2015
Oct.
2015
Nov.
2015(p)
Nov.
2014
July
2015
Aug.
2015
Sept.
2015
Oct.
2015
Nov.
2015(p)

Total nonfarm

4,628 4,796 4,886 4,886 4,901 4,930 3.3 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.5

INDUSTRY

Total private(4)

4,338 4,454 4,566 4,569 4,537 4,602 3.7 3.7 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.8

Construction

298 270 310 311 273 305 4.8 4.2 4.9 4.9 4.2 4.7

Manufacturing

224 254 276 275 267 274 1.8 2.1 2.2 2.2 2.2 2.2

Durable goods

126 168 172 170 150 155 1.6 2.2 2.2 2.2 1.9 2.0

Nondurable goods

98 85 104 105 118 118 2.2 1.9 2.3 2.3 2.6 2.6

Trade, transportation, and utilities(5)

1,043 1,050 1,054 1,033 990 1,038 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.8 3.7 3.8

Retail trade

729 738 761 734 705 731 4.7 4.7 4.8 4.7 4.5 4.6

Professional and business services

906 962 928 971 1,005 999 4.7 4.9 4.7 4.9 5.0 5.0

Education and health services(6)

522 542 540 537 585 596 2.4 2.5 2.4 2.4 2.6 2.7

Health care and social assistance

454 463 456 463 497 511 2.5 2.5 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7

Leisure and hospitality

838 882 967 937 921 912 5.6 5.8 6.4 6.1 6.0 5.9

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

131 103 144 132 146 126 6.1 4.8 6.7 6.0 6.7 5.7

Accommodation and food services

707 779 823 805 775 786 5.5 6.0 6.3 6.2 5.9 6.0

Government(7)

289 343 319 317 364 329 1.3 1.6 1.5 1.4 1.7 1.5

State and local

254 300 285 283 323 289 1.3 1.6 1.5 1.5 1.7 1.5

REGION(8)

Northeast

661 693 814 792 737 788 2.5 2.6 3.1 3.0 2.8 3.0

South

1,875 1,928 1,918 1,938 1,965 1,935 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.8 3.8 3.7

Midwest

1,062 1,118 1,075 1,060 1,100 1,086 3.4 3.5 3.4 3.3 3.4 3.4

West

1,030 1,058 1,078 1,095 1,099 1,121 3.3 3.3 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.5

Footnotes
(1) Total separations are the number of total separations during the entire month.
(2) Detail will not necessarily add to totals because of the independent seasonal adjustment of the various series and because not all series are shown.
(3) The total separations rate is the number of total separations during the entire month as a percent of total employment.
(4) Includes mining and logging, information, financial activities, and other services, not shown separately.
(5) Includes wholesale trade and transportation, warehousing, and utilities, not shown separately.
(6) Includes educational services, not shown separately.
(7) Includes federal government, not shown separately.
(8) 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: January 12, 2016
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