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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)
May
2013
Apr.
2014
May
2014(p)
May
2013
Apr.
2014
May
2014(p)

Total

2,245 2,503 2,581 1.6 1.8 1.9

INDUSTRY

Total private

2,085 2,393 2,424 1.8 2.1 2.1

Mining and logging

12 17 15 1.4 1.9 1.7

Construction

103 117 134 1.8 2.0 2.2

Manufacturing

126 114 127 1.0 0.9 1.1

Durable goods

69 64 76 0.9 0.8 1.0

Nondurable goods

56 50 51 1.3 1.1 1.2

Trade, transportation, and utilities

439 579 611 1.7 2.2 2.3

Wholesale trade

49 72 86 0.9 1.2 1.5

Retail trade

325 426 459 2.2 2.8 3.0

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

65 81 66 1.3 1.6 1.3

Information

38 37 46 1.4 1.4 1.7

Financial activities

105 86 83 1.3 1.1 1.1

Finance and insurance

76 51 54 1.3 0.9 0.9

Real estate and rental and leasing

29 35 30 1.4 1.7 1.4

Professional and business services

426 489 484 2.3 2.6 2.5

Education and health services

283 314 298 1.3 1.5 1.4

Educational services

36 30 38 1.1 0.8 1.1

Health care and social assistance

246 285 260 1.4 1.6 1.4

Leisure and hospitality

449 538 516 3.1 3.7 3.5

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

39 41 48 1.8 2.0 2.2

Accommodation and food services

410 497 468 3.3 4.0 3.7

Other services

105 100 110 1.9 1.8 2.0

Government

160 111 157 0.7 0.5 0.7

Federal

12 10 11 0.4 0.4 0.4

State and local

148 100 146 0.8 0.5 0.7

REGION(3)

Northeast

321 346 363 1.2 1.3 1.4

South

940 1,028 1,057 1.9 2.0 2.1

Midwest

497 557 609 1.6 1.8 1.9

West

487 572 552 1.6 1.8 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: July 08, 2014
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