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Table 18. Annual quits rates by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted

Table 18. Annual quits rates by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted(1)
[percent]
Industry and region 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013

Total

22.1 16.0 16.9 17.8 18.7 20.3

INDUSTRY

Total private

25.1 18.3 19.2 20.2 21.0 22.8

Mining and logging

23.6 12.2 12.6 17.9 22.9 19.4

Construction

22.4 14.8 16.3 17.1 17.3 20.3

Manufacturing

14.0 8.8 9.8 10.7 10.9 11.1

Durable goods

12.4 6.9 8.0 8.9 9.5 9.9

Nondurable goods

16.9 11.7 12.7 13.7 13.2 13.2

Trade, transportation, and utilities

25.6 18.8 20.0 20.8 21.8 23.3

Wholesale trade

15.9 10.0 9.9 11.1 12.3 12.1

Retail trade

31.8 23.5 25.8 26.4 26.9 29.4

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

18.2 14.9 13.8 15.0 17.5 17.5

Information

14.9 13.6 12.9 15.2 16.5 16.6

Financial activities

17.3 11.2 13.1 12.7 14.0 15.0

Finance and insurance

15.8 9.9 11.6 11.2 12.1 13.5

Real estate and rental and leasing

21.7 15.1 17.7 17.2 19.5 19.3

Professional and business services

29.4 20.5 23.8 25.6 24.5 28.5

Education and health services

18.3 15.2 15.0 14.8 16.0 17.0

Educational services

12.4 10.2 11.3 11.7 12.2 11.9

Health care and social assistance

19.4 16.2 15.7 15.4 16.7 18.0

Leisure and hospitality

49.0 34.6 33.8 35.9 37.9 39.9

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

27.5 20.9 23.7 27.0 26.9 27.9

Accommodation and food services

52.7 36.9 35.6 37.4 39.8 41.9

Other services

22.2 18.9 17.9 18.2 19.7 21.2

Government

7.0 5.2 5.8 6.3 7.0 7.2

Federal

3.7 2.9 4.8 3.9 4.6 4.9

State and local

7.5 5.5 6.0 6.6 7.4 7.5

REGION(2)

Northeast

17.2 12.6 14.0 13.5 14.6 15.2

South

24.8 17.8 18.8 19.9 21.6 23.1

Midwest

21.2 15.2 16.9 18.3 18.6 20.3

West

22.9 16.9 16.4 17.8 17.5 19.9

Footnotes
(1) The annual quits rate is the number of quits 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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