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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)
Dec.
2013
Nov.
2014
Dec.
2014(p)
Dec.
2013
Nov.
2014
Dec.
2014(p)

Total

4,227 4,139 4,570 3.1 2.9 3.2

INDUSTRY

Total private

3,969 3,933 4,296 3.4 3.3 3.6

Mining and logging

34 29 33 3.8 3.1 3.6

Construction

311 310 370 5.4 5.0 6.1

Manufacturing

212 198 218 1.8 1.6 1.8

Durable goods

126 110 126 1.7 1.4 1.6

Nondurable goods

86 88 92 1.9 2.0 2.1

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,004 925 1,159 3.7 3.4 4.2

Wholesale trade

88 143 129 1.5 2.4 2.2

Retail trade

718 640 820 4.5 4.0 5.1

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

198 143 211 3.8 2.7 3.9

Information

67 65 61 2.5 2.4 2.3

Financial activities

153 166 200 1.9 2.1 2.5

Finance and insurance

104 108 159 1.8 1.8 2.7

Real estate and rental and leasing

50 58 41 2.5 2.8 2.0

Professional and business services

942 872 941 5.0 4.4 4.8

Education and health services

447 401 454 2.1 1.8 2.1

Educational services

56 37 53 1.6 1.0 1.5

Health care and social assistance

391 364 401 2.2 2.0 2.2

Leisure and hospitality

645 802 717 4.6 5.5 4.9

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

90 165 102 4.7 8.3 5.2

Accommodation and food services

555 638 614 4.6 5.1 4.9

Other services

155 164 142 2.8 3.0 2.6

Government

258 206 274 1.2 0.9 1.2

Federal

31 31 27 1.1 1.2 1.0

State and local

227 175 247 1.2 0.9 1.3

REGION(3)

Northeast

702 581 797 2.7 2.2 3.0

South

1,571 1,577 1,814 3.1 3.1 3.5

Midwest

971 1,035 970 3.1 3.2 3.0

West

983 946 988 3.2 3.0 3.1

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: February 10, 2015
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