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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)
June
2014
May
2015
June
2015(p)
June
2014
May
2015
June
2015(p)

Total

4,700 4,787 5,108 3.4 3.4 3.6

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,245 4,401 4,602 3.6 3.7 3.8

Mining and logging

26 36 25 2.9 4.3 2.9

Construction

233 271 314 3.7 4.2 4.8

Manufacturing

249 231 279 2.0 1.9 2.2

Durable goods

136 138 161 1.8 1.8 2.1

Nondurable goods

113 94 118 2.5 2.1 2.6

Trade, transportation, and utilities

969 1,028 1,045 3.7 3.8 3.9

Wholesale trade

146 121 164 2.5 2.0 2.8

Retail trade

675 734 726 4.4 4.7 4.6

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

149 173 156 2.9 3.3 2.9

Information

63 76 74 2.3 2.7 2.6

Financial activities

171 182 181 2.1 2.2 2.2

Finance and insurance

116 119 119 2.0 2.0 2.0

Real estate and rental and leasing

55 63 62 2.6 3.0 2.9

Professional and business services

904 958 945 4.7 4.9 4.8

Education and health services

604 565 648 2.8 2.6 3.0

Educational services

131 91 167 4.1 2.6 5.1

Health care and social assistance

473 474 481 2.6 2.6 2.6

Leisure and hospitality

841 859 873 5.5 5.6 5.5

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

96 99 105 4.0 4.4 4.3

Accommodation and food services

745 759 768 5.7 5.8 5.8

Other services

185 196 220 3.3 3.5 3.8

Government

456 386 506 2.1 1.7 2.3

Federal

33 39 29 1.2 1.4 1.1

State and local

423 348 476 2.2 1.8 2.5

REGION(3)

Northeast

712 672 748 2.7 2.5 2.8

South

1,941 1,987 1,977 3.8 3.8 3.8

Midwest

1,011 1,066 1,147 3.2 3.3 3.6

West

1,038 1,062 1,236 3.3 3.3 3.8

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: August 12, 2015
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