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Table 17. Annual quits levels by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted

Table 17. Annual quits levels by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted(1)
[in thousands]
Industry and region 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014

Total

22,062 23,539 25,074 27,636 30,522

INDUSTRY

Total private

20,752 22,150 23,530 26,079 28,842

Mining and logging

92 139 193 168 182

Construction

898 947 973 1,175 1,323

Manufacturing

1,132 1,253 1,294 1,318 1,450

Durable goods

563 643 710 746 798

Nondurable goods

568 610 584 576 652

Trade, transportation, and utilities

4,924 5,219 5,558 6,073 7,032

Wholesale trade

539 618 700 721 903

Retail trade

3,731 3,872 3,994 4,478 5,153

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

652 728 864 873 976

Information

349 405 443 427 490

Financial activities

1,010 978 1,087 1,170 1,179

Finance and insurance

670 646 704 779 758

Real estate and rental and leasing

343 330 382 388 421

Professional and business services

3,991 4,438 4,384 5,269 5,614

Education and health services

2,987 3,000 3,304 3,621 3,856

Educational services

357 380 406 400 452

Health care and social assistance

2,629 2,620 2,895 3,222 3,402

Leisure and hospitality

4,418 4,797 5,223 5,698 6,468

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

450 519 530 574 607

Accommodation and food services

3,966 4,276 4,693 5,123 5,861

Other services

954 978 1,070 1,163 1,248

Government

1,307 1,390 1,545 1,557 1,679

Federal

142 111 130 133 125

State and local

1,167 1,279 1,416 1,423 1,555

REGION(2)

Northeast

3,476 3,380 3,687 3,843 4,200

South

8,890 9,535 10,505 11,520 12,727

Midwest

5,003 5,485 5,651 6,195 6,817

West

4,690 5,139 5,230 6,077 6,778

Footnotes
(1) The annual quits level is the total number of quits during the entire year.
(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 10, 2015
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