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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)
May
2013
Apr.
2014
May
2014(p)
May
2013
Apr.
2014
May
2014(p)

Total

4,304 4,476 4,445 3.1 3.2 3.2

INDUSTRY

Total private

3,964 4,276 4,105 3.5 3.7 3.5

Mining and logging

20 28 33 2.3 3.2 3.6

Construction

283 243 267 4.8 4.1 4.4

Manufacturing

258 232 233 2.2 1.9 1.9

Durable goods

154 141 137 2.0 1.9 1.8

Nondurable goods

104 91 97 2.3 2.0 2.2

Trade, transportation, and utilities

812 983 961 3.2 3.8 3.7

Wholesale trade

100 127 127 1.7 2.2 2.2

Retail trade

577 714 701 3.9 4.7 4.6

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

134 141 133 2.7 2.8 2.6

Information

75 69 70 2.8 2.6 2.6

Financial activities

193 185 176 2.5 2.3 2.2

Finance and insurance

135 121 105 2.3 2.1 1.8

Real estate and rental and leasing

58 65 70 2.9 3.2 3.4

Professional and business services

852 1,026 906 4.6 5.4 4.7

Education and health services

562 540 490 2.7 2.5 2.3

Educational services

84 46 80 2.5 1.3 2.3

Health care and social assistance

478 495 409 2.7 2.8 2.3

Leisure and hospitality

707 819 773 4.9 5.7 5.2

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

90 165 102 4.3 8.1 4.7

Accommodation and food services

618 654 671 5.0 5.3 5.3

Other services

202 151 196 3.7 2.7 3.5

Government

340 199 340 1.5 0.9 1.5

Federal

39 28 30 1.4 1.0 1.1

State and local

300 171 310 1.5 0.9 1.6

REGION(3)

Northeast

650 720 649 2.5 2.8 2.5

South

1,730 1,758 1,787 3.5 3.5 3.5

Midwest

964 948 963 3.1 3.0 3.1

West

960 1,051 1,046 3.1 3.4 3.4

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: July 08, 2014
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