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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)
Oct.
2013
Sept.
2014
Oct.
2014(p)
Oct.
2013
Sept.
2014
Oct.
2014(p)

Total

4,387 5,181 4,991 3.2 3.7 3.5

INDUSTRY

Total private

4,128 4,822 4,734 3.6 4.1 4.0

Mining and logging

29 31 34 3.3 3.3 3.6

Construction

346 269 318 5.7 4.3 5.0

Manufacturing

222 279 279 1.8 2.3 2.3

Durable goods

132 151 153 1.8 2.0 2.0

Nondurable goods

89 128 125 2.0 2.8 2.8

Trade, transportation, and utilities

912 980 1,073 3.5 3.7 4.0

Wholesale trade

145 138 175 2.5 2.3 3.0

Retail trade

625 676 712 4.1 4.4 4.6

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

143 166 185 2.8 3.2 3.5

Information

62 72 84 2.3 2.7 3.1

Financial activities

199 184 181 2.5 2.3 2.3

Finance and insurance

125 130 118 2.1 2.2 2.0

Real estate and rental and leasing

74 53 62 3.7 2.6 3.0

Professional and business services

845 1,079 1,082 4.5 5.5 5.5

Education and health services

456 613 536 2.1 2.8 2.5

Educational services

50 93 57 1.4 2.8 1.6

Health care and social assistance

406 520 479 2.3 2.9 2.6

Leisure and hospitality

883 1,097 969 6.2 7.4 6.6

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

155 258 164 7.7 12.0 7.9

Accommodation and food services

728 839 805 5.9 6.6 6.4

Other services

174 218 180 3.2 4.0 3.3

Government

259 359 257 1.2 1.6 1.2

Federal

46 38 34 1.7 1.4 1.3

State and local

213 321 223 1.1 1.7 1.1

REGION(3)

Northeast

695 918 825 2.7 3.5 3.1

South

1,771 1,984 1,970 3.5 3.9 3.9

Midwest

945 1,164 1,115 3.0 3.7 3.5

West

976 1,115 1,082 3.2 3.6 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: December 09, 2014
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