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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)
Mar.
2014
Feb.
2015
Mar.
2015(p)
Mar.
2014
Feb.
2015
Mar.
2015(p)

Total

3,851 3,805 4,279 2.8 2.7 3.0

INDUSTRY

Total private

3,643 3,599 4,052 3.2 3.1 3.4

Mining and logging

31 37 38 3.6 4.2 4.4

Construction

198 246 251 3.5 4.1 4.2

Manufacturing

223 220 235 1.8 1.8 1.9

Durable goods

122 134 139 1.6 1.7 1.8

Nondurable goods

101 86 96 2.3 1.9 2.1

Trade, transportation, and utilities

843 796 948 3.3 3.0 3.6

Wholesale trade

107 118 145 1.9 2.0 2.5

Retail trade

581 558 642 3.9 3.7 4.2

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

155 120 161 3.1 2.3 3.1

Information

76 62 74 2.8 2.3 2.7

Financial activities

176 121 163 2.2 1.5 2.0

Finance and insurance

120 78 123 2.0 1.3 2.0

Real estate and rental and leasing

56 43 40 2.8 2.1 1.9

Professional and business services

878 858 932 4.7 4.5 4.8

Education and health services

466 460 470 2.2 2.1 2.1

Educational services

53 36 44 1.5 1.0 1.2

Health care and social assistance

413 423 426 2.3 2.3 2.3

Leisure and hospitality

631 616 766 4.4 4.3 5.2

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

92 83 105 4.8 4.3 5.3

Accommodation and food services

539 533 660 4.4 4.3 5.2

Other services

120 184 177 2.2 3.3 3.2

Government

208 206 226 0.9 0.9 1.0

Federal

30 26 31 1.1 1.0 1.1

State and local

178 180 195 0.9 0.9 1.0

REGION(3)

Northeast

549 522 626 2.1 2.0 2.4

South

1,607 1,555 1,693 3.2 3.1 3.3

Midwest

785 837 955 2.5 2.7 3.0

West

909 891 1,004 2.9 2.8 3.2

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: May 12, 2015
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