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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 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013

Total

30,355 21,030 22,057 23,533 25,081 27,619

INDUSTRY

Total private

28,774 19,853 20,748 22,149 23,535 26,052

Mining and logging

181 85 89 141 194 168

Construction

1,604 888 901 947 975 1,180

Manufacturing

1,883 1,038 1,135 1,252 1,296 1,338

Durable goods

1,046 506 567 644 711 747

Nondurable goods

836 535 568 610 587 589

Trade, transportation, and utilities

6,726 4,679 4,921 5,215 5,562 6,018

Wholesale trade

944 559 540 618 698 697

Retail trade

4,857 3,407 3,727 3,871 3,995 4,437

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

924 714 653 726 868 882

Information

446 382 349 406 442 446

Financial activities

1,421 879 1,010 981 1,086 1,181

Finance and insurance

957 577 668 648 706 794

Real estate and rental and leasing

462 302 343 331 381 387

Professional and business services

5,211 3,393 3,987 4,438 4,388 5,295

Education and health services

3,498 2,977 2,987 2,998 3,302 3,594

Educational services

378 315 356 380 406 399

Health care and social assistance

3,121 2,660 2,630 2,620 2,895 3,194

Leisure and hospitality

6,582 4,519 4,415 4,796 5,224 5,678

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

541 400 453 518 530 567

Accommodation and food services

6,040 4,121 3,965 4,275 4,695 5,113

Other services

1,223 1,017 952 976 1,068 1,159

Government

1,581 1,175 1,308 1,385 1,545 1,569

Federal

102 83 144 111 131 136

State and local

1,480 1,093 1,165 1,276 1,415 1,433

REGION(2)

Northeast

4,446 3,138 3,477 3,377 3,689 3,896

South

12,298 8,471 8,888 9,533 10,507 11,417

Midwest

6,615 4,541 5,000 5,485 5,651 6,245

West

6,996 4,877 4,690 5,137 5,231 6,064

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 11, 2014
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