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Table 16. Annual total separations rates by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted

Table 16. Annual total separations rates by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted(1)
[percent]
Industry and region 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013

Total

42.4 39.0 36.7 36.6 37.3 38.0

INDUSTRY

Total private

47.9 44.0 40.5 40.8 41.5 42.2

Mining and logging

41.3 42.5 30.1 30.5 42.3 37.3

Construction

72.8 79.2 77.0 72.0 68.4 62.5

Manufacturing

33.2 34.9 26.5 24.1 23.5 23.3

Durable goods

31.8 34.4 23.8 21.2 22.1 21.9

Nondurable goods

35.6 35.5 30.7 28.9 25.9 25.6

Trade, transportation, and utilities

47.2 42.0 38.2 37.8 39.6 40.9

Wholesale trade

33.7 30.3 25.7 25.0 25.9 23.5

Retail trade

55.9 47.1 45.2 44.4 46.0 49.2

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

37.0 40.2 31.0 32.7 35.8 35.9

Information

29.1 29.6 26.1 27.6 29.2 31.0

Financial activities

33.3 30.0 27.0 24.0 26.8 29.2

Finance and insurance

29.0 24.3 23.7 20.1 23.1 25.9

Real estate and rental and leasing

45.5 46.6 36.9 35.5 37.9 39.1

Professional and business services

60.5 53.9 53.2 56.9 55.8 56.4

Education and health services

31.1 29.1 27.8 26.8 27.8 28.8

Educational services

26.7 26.6 25.7 25.3 25.8 26.1

Health care and social assistance

31.9 29.6 28.2 27.1 28.1 29.4

Leisure and hospitality

74.3 61.7 58.1 61.4 62.8 64.0

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

75.1 65.2 67.2 77.0 73.7 72.4

Accommodation and food services

74.2 61.0 56.6 58.8 61.0 62.6

Other services

41.0 42.5 36.1 40.3 40.4 39.8

Government

14.6 14.7 18.3 15.7 16.0 16.0

Federal

11.0 14.3 33.4 12.9 13.7 16.1

State and local

15.1 14.7 16.0 16.1 16.3 16.0

REGION(2)

Northeast

36.8 35.5 34.8 32.4 32.7 33.3

South

44.0 39.8 37.3 38.6 40.6 40.8

Midwest

40.3 37.4 36.8 37.1 37.1 36.3

West

46.8 42.2 36.9 36.3 36.2 39.2

Footnotes
(1) The annual total separations rate is the number of total separations during the entire year as a percent of annual average employment.
(2) 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.

NOTE: Data have been revised to incorporate the annual updates to the Current Employment Statistics employment estimates.

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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2014
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