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Table 9. Total separations levels and rates by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted

Table 9. Total separations levels and rates by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted(1)
Industry and region Levels (in thousands) Rates(2)
Aug.
2013
July
2014
Aug.
2014(p)
Aug.
2013
July
2014
Aug.
2014(p)

Total

5,304 5,083 5,341 3.9 3.7 3.8

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,897 4,748 4,932 4.2 4.0 4.2

Mining and logging

26 32 34 2.9 3.5 3.6

Construction

315 365 301 5.2 5.8 4.7

Manufacturing

304 250 288 2.5 2.0 2.4

Durable goods

166 141 168 2.2 1.8 2.2

Nondurable goods

138 109 120 3.1 2.4 2.6

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,040 1,072 1,092 4.0 4.1 4.1

Wholesale trade

112 166 161 1.9 2.8 2.7

Retail trade

756 735 764 5.0 4.8 5.0

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

172 171 167 3.4 3.3 3.3

Information

108 78 77 4.0 2.9 2.9

Financial activities

242 184 242 3.0 2.3 3.0

Finance and insurance

161 122 142 2.7 2.1 2.4

Real estate and rental and leasing

81 62 100 3.9 3.0 4.8

Professional and business services

1,051 1,001 1,059 5.6 5.2 5.4

Education and health services

657 633 607 3.2 3.0 2.9

Educational services

146 117 121 4.8 3.8 3.9

Health care and social assistance

511 516 486 2.9 2.9 2.7

Leisure and hospitality

921 901 1,024 6.2 5.9 6.7

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

149 109 182 6.5 4.5 7.7

Accommodation and food services

772 791 842 6.1 6.1 6.5

Other services

233 233 207 4.2 4.2 3.7

Government

407 335 410 2.0 1.6 2.0

Federal

43 23 29 1.5 0.8 1.0

State and local

364 312 381 2.0 1.7 2.1

REGION(3)

Northeast

911 786 856 3.6 3.0 3.3

South

1,955 2,049 2,117 3.9 4.1 4.2

Midwest

1,265 1,060 1,249 4.1 3.4 4.0

West

1,173 1,189 1,119 3.8 3.8 3.6

Footnotes
(1) Total separations are the number of total separations during the entire month.
(2) The total separations rate is the number of total separations 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

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Last Modified Date: October 07, 2014
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