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Table 10. Quits levels and rates by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted

Table 10. Quits levels and rates by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted(1)
Industry and region Levels (in thousands) Rates(2)
Apr.
2014
Mar.
2015
Apr.
2015(p)
Apr.
2014
Mar.
2015
Apr.
2015(p)

Total

2,463 2,466 2,705 1.8 1.8 1.9

INDUSTRY

Total private

2,360 2,346 2,585 2.0 2.0 2.2

Mining and logging

17 10 14 1.9 1.2 1.6

Construction

124 105 109 2.1 1.7 1.7

Manufacturing

116 121 150 1.0 1.0 1.2

Durable goods

66 70 90 0.9 0.9 1.2

Nondurable goods

50 51 60 1.1 1.1 1.3

Trade, transportation, and utilities

576 572 633 2.2 2.2 2.4

Wholesale trade

72 77 89 1.2 1.3 1.5

Retail trade

424 421 453 2.8 2.7 2.9

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

80 73 91 1.6 1.4 1.7

Information

38 45 40 1.4 1.6 1.4

Financial activities

88 91 118 1.1 1.1 1.5

Finance and insurance

52 69 75 0.9 1.2 1.3

Real estate and rental and leasing

35 22 43 1.8 1.1 2.1

Professional and business services

461 454 498 2.4 2.3 2.5

Education and health services

312 322 345 1.5 1.5 1.6

Educational services

30 30 31 0.8 0.8 0.8

Health care and social assistance

282 292 315 1.6 1.6 1.7

Leisure and hospitality

526 532 574 3.6 3.6 3.8

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

45 35 41 2.2 1.8 2.0

Accommodation and food services

481 497 532 3.9 3.9 4.1

Other services

104 93 104 1.9 1.7 1.9

Government

102 120 121 0.5 0.5 0.5

Federal

10 10 11 0.4 0.4 0.4

State and local

92 109 110 0.5 0.6 0.6

REGION(3)

Northeast

346 337 375 1.3 1.3 1.4

South

1,009 1,042 1,164 2.0 2.0 2.3

Midwest

565 538 580 1.8 1.7 1.8

West

543 549 587 1.7 1.7 1.8

Footnotes
(1) Quits are the number of quits during the entire month.
(2) The quits rate is the number of quits 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: June 09, 2015
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