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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)
Feb.
2014
Jan.
2015
Feb.
2015(p)
Feb.
2014
Jan.
2015
Feb.
2015(p)

Total

1,971 2,767 2,173 1.4 2.0 1.6

INDUSTRY

Total private

1,874 2,640 2,062 1.6 2.3 1.8

Mining and logging

14 13 9 1.6 1.5 1.0

Construction

71 92 74 1.3 1.6 1.2

Manufacturing

91 125 106 0.8 1.0 0.9

Durable goods

48 77 64 0.6 1.0 0.8

Nondurable goods

43 48 42 1.0 1.1 0.9

Trade, transportation, and utilities

473 653 475 1.8 2.5 1.8

Wholesale trade

54 86 55 0.9 1.5 0.9

Retail trade

357 481 354 2.4 3.1 2.3

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

62 87 65 1.2 1.6 1.2

Information

35 44 33 1.3 1.6 1.2

Financial activities

64 126 73 0.8 1.6 0.9

Finance and insurance

41 88 50 0.7 1.5 0.8

Real estate and rental and leasing

23 37 24 1.2 1.8 1.2

Professional and business services

378 562 447 2.0 2.9 2.3

Education and health services

255 370 294 1.2 1.7 1.3

Educational services

26 31 22 0.8 0.9 0.6

Health care and social assistance

229 339 272 1.3 1.9 1.5

Leisure and hospitality

410 555 447 2.9 3.9 3.1

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

28 45 37 1.5 2.4 1.9

Accommodation and food services

382 510 410 3.2 4.1 3.3

Other services

83 100 104 1.5 1.8 1.9

Government

98 127 111 0.4 0.6 0.5

Federal

8 12 10 0.3 0.4 0.4

State and local

90 115 101 0.5 0.6 0.5

REGION(3)

Northeast

269 407 260 1.1 1.6 1.0

South

855 1,143 881 1.7 2.3 1.7

Midwest

417 605 503 1.4 1.9 1.6

West

431 612 528 1.4 2.0 1.7

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: April 07, 2015
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