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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
2013
May
2014
June
2014(p)
June
2013
May
2014
June
2014(p)

Total

4,429 4,464 4,728 3.2 3.2 3.4

INDUSTRY

Total private

3,936 4,130 4,309 3.4 3.5 3.7

Mining and logging

26 34 31 3.0 3.7 3.3

Construction

276 263 234 4.6 4.3 3.8

Manufacturing

238 231 241 2.0 1.9 2.0

Durable goods

136 137 130 1.8 1.8 1.7

Nondurable goods

102 94 111 2.3 2.1 2.5

Trade, transportation, and utilities

771 969 989 3.0 3.7 3.7

Wholesale trade

100 138 152 1.7 2.4 2.6

Retail trade

536 693 680 3.6 4.6 4.4

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

135 137 157 2.7 2.7 3.0

Information

80 78 56 3.0 2.9 2.1

Financial activities

183 175 168 2.3 2.2 2.1

Finance and insurance

119 104 111 2.0 1.8 1.9

Real estate and rental and leasing

64 72 57 3.1 3.5 2.7

Professional and business services

894 901 994 4.8 4.7 5.1

Education and health services

564 490 582 2.7 2.3 2.7

Educational services

113 82 123 3.6 2.4 3.8

Health care and social assistance

451 408 460 2.5 2.3 2.5

Leisure and hospitality

726 792 820 4.9 5.3 5.4

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

84 118 98 3.6 5.4 4.1

Accommodation and food services

642 674 722 5.1 5.3 5.6

Other services

177 198 193 3.2 3.6 3.5

Government

493 334 419 2.3 1.5 1.9

Federal

32 28 30 1.2 1.0 1.1

State and local

461 306 389 2.4 1.6 2.0

REGION(3)

Northeast

718 676 684 2.8 2.6 2.6

South

1,797 1,748 2,001 3.6 3.5 3.9

Midwest

919 984 1,018 3.0 3.1 3.2

West

995 1,055 1,024 3.2 3.4 3.3

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, 2014
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