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Table 4. Quits levels and rates by industry and region, seasonally adjusted

Table 4. Quits levels and rates by industry and region, seasonally adjusted(1)
Industry and region Levels (in thousands)(2) Rates(3)
July
2013
Mar.
2014
Apr.
2014
May
2014
June
2014
July
2014(p)
July
2013
Mar.
2014
Apr.
2014
May
2014
June
2014
July
2014(p)

Total

2,305 2,461 2,467 2,487 2,484 2,517 1.7 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8

INDUSTRY

Total private(4)

2,172 2,330 2,331 2,355 2,355 2,385 1.9 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0

Construction

100 87 114 121 110 107 1.7 1.5 1.9 2.0 1.8 1.8

Manufacturing

116 125 111 115 114 127 1.0 1.0 0.9 0.9 0.9 1.0

Durable goods

75 66 61 67 61 70 1.0 0.9 0.8 0.9 0.8 0.9

Nondurable goods

41 59 50 48 53 57 0.9 1.3 1.1 1.1 1.2 1.3

Trade, transportation, and utilities(5)

455 578 565 611 588 609 1.8 2.2 2.1 2.3 2.2 2.3

Retail trade

342 432 422 448 442 450 2.3 2.8 2.8 2.9 2.9 2.9

Professional and business services

475 511 487 438 461 450 2.6 2.7 2.5 2.3 2.4 2.3

Education and health services(6)

305 275 305 305 323 340 1.4 1.3 1.4 1.4 1.5 1.6

Health care and social assistance

275 240 270 268 286 299 1.5 1.3 1.5 1.5 1.6 1.7

Leisure and hospitality

473 510 515 506 532 519 3.3 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.6 3.5

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

49 52 46 52 53 52 2.4 2.5 2.2 2.5 2.5 2.5

Accommodation and food services

424 458 469 454 480 467 3.5 3.7 3.8 3.6 3.8 3.7

Government(7)

133 131 136 132 129 132 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6

State and local

122 120 125 122 119 122 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.6

REGION(8)

Northeast

313 320 341 335 330 344 1.2 1.2 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3

South

947 1,018 985 1,019 1,061 1,009 1.9 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.1 2.0

Midwest

538 562 573 599 583 597 1.7 1.8 1.8 1.9 1.9 1.9

West

507 561 568 534 510 567 1.7 1.8 1.8 1.7 1.6 1.8

Footnotes
(1) Quits are the number of quits 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 quits rate is the number of quits 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: September 09, 2014
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