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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 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015

Total

23,581 25,144 27,718 30,597 33,415

INDUSTRY

Total private

22,181 23,600 26,145 28,912 31,529

Mining and logging

138 197 170 183 172

Construction

941 983 1,190 1,309 1,384

Manufacturing

1,254 1,293 1,318 1,449 1,642

Durable goods

641 718 744 802 937

Nondurable goods

612 574 574 648 706

Trade, transportation, and utilities

5,230 5,617 6,047 7,018 7,504

Wholesale trade

619 690 713 907 920

Retail trade

3,872 4,053 4,458 5,151 5,470

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

737 873 874 962 1,115

Information

406 438 427 488 507

Financial activities

988 1,097 1,183 1,159 1,206

Finance and insurance

654 710 795 747 818

Real estate and rental and leasing

331 387 387 411 391

Professional and business services

4,461 4,390 5,279 5,618 6,195

Education and health services

3,012 3,307 3,655 3,853 4,391

Educational services

379 402 396 450 497

Health care and social assistance

2,631 2,906 3,258 3,405 3,897

Leisure and hospitality

4,781 5,194 5,712 6,560 7,179

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

517 515 575 622 663

Accommodation and food services

4,264 4,679 5,134 5,938 6,514

Other services

976 1,079 1,166 1,269 1,348

Government

1,399 1,545 1,575 1,686 1,885

Federal

112 131 136 124 151

State and local

1,289 1,417 1,439 1,564 1,738

State and local education

704 768 745 752 879

State and local, excluding education

586 647 694 812 859

REGION(2)

Northeast

3,405 3,675 3,868 4,168 4,708

South

9,545 10,596 11,533 12,762 13,843

Midwest

5,487 5,653 6,234 6,824 7,425

West

5,145 5,219 6,090 6,844 7,439

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 17, 2016
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