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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)
Nov.
2013
Oct.
2014
Nov.
2014(p)
Nov.
2013
Oct.
2014
Nov.
2014(p)

Total

3,798 5,044 4,065 2.7 3.6 2.9

INDUSTRY

Total private

3,608 4,792 3,863 3.1 4.0 3.2

Mining and logging

20 33 30 2.3 3.6 3.2

Construction

294 354 308 4.9 5.6 4.9

Manufacturing

198 276 198 1.6 2.3 1.6

Durable goods

106 154 114 1.4 2.0 1.5

Nondurable goods

92 122 84 2.1 2.7 1.9

Trade, transportation, and utilities

817 1,065 912 3.1 4.0 3.4

Wholesale trade

96 172 138 1.7 2.9 2.3

Retail trade

591 710 634 3.8 4.6 4.0

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

130 183 139 2.5 3.5 2.6

Information

58 84 60 2.2 3.1 2.2

Financial activities

146 180 161 1.8 2.3 2.0

Finance and insurance

93 118 102 1.6 2.0 1.7

Real estate and rental and leasing

52 63 58 2.6 3.0 2.8

Professional and business services

825 1,103 855 4.3 5.6 4.3

Education and health services

380 519 410 1.8 2.4 1.9

Educational services

43 57 36 1.2 1.6 1.0

Health care and social assistance

337 462 374 1.9 2.5 2.0

Leisure and hospitality

711 992 768 5.0 6.7 5.3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

151 178 149 7.9 8.5 7.6

Accommodation and food services

560 814 619 4.6 6.4 4.9

Other services

157 185 163 2.9 3.3 2.9

Government

190 252 201 0.9 1.1 0.9

Federal

26 34 33 1.0 1.2 1.2

State and local

164 218 169 0.8 1.1 0.9

REGION(3)

Northeast

590 828 575 2.3 3.1 2.2

South

1,411 1,988 1,557 2.8 3.9 3.0

Midwest

869 1,141 1,044 2.8 3.6 3.3

West

927 1,087 889 3.0 3.5 2.8

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: January 13, 2015
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