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

Total

2,186 2,206 2,496 1.6 1.6 1.8

INDUSTRY

Total private

2,089 2,096 2,376 1.8 1.8 2.0

Mining and logging

14 8 13 1.6 1.0 1.5

Construction

79 92 103 1.4 1.5 1.7

Manufacturing

123 103 119 1.0 0.8 1.0

Durable goods

67 58 70 0.9 0.8 0.9

Nondurable goods

57 45 49 1.3 1.0 1.1

Trade, transportation, and utilities

503 477 585 1.9 1.8 2.2

Wholesale trade

66 58 79 1.1 1.0 1.3

Retail trade

352 352 428 2.3 2.3 2.8

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

85 67 78 1.7 1.3 1.5

Information

40 40 43 1.5 1.5 1.5

Financial activities

85 77 91 1.1 1.0 1.1

Finance and insurance

55 52 71 0.9 0.9 1.2

Real estate and rental and leasing

30 24 20 1.5 1.2 1.0

Professional and business services

471 431 455 2.5 2.2 2.4

Education and health services

257 326 318 1.2 1.5 1.4

Educational services

27 22 29 0.8 0.6 0.8

Health care and social assistance

230 304 288 1.3 1.7 1.6

Leisure and hospitality

436 432 546 3.1 3.0 3.7

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

40 33 35 2.1 1.7 1.8

Accommodation and food services

396 398 511 3.2 3.2 4.0

Other services

81 111 105 1.5 2.0 1.9

Government

97 110 120 0.4 0.5 0.5

Federal

10 9 10 0.4 0.3 0.4

State and local

87 100 110 0.4 0.5 0.6

REGION(3)

Northeast

280 272 335 1.1 1.0 1.3

South

944 912 1,033 1.9 1.8 2.0

Midwest

459 493 554 1.5 1.6 1.8

West

504 529 574 1.6 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: May 12, 2015
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