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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 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014

Total

16.9 17.9 18.7 20.3 22.0

INDUSTRY

Total private

19.3 20.2 21.0 22.8 24.6

Mining and logging

13.0 17.6 22.8 19.5 20.3

Construction

16.3 17.1 17.2 20.1 21.6

Manufacturing

9.8 10.7 10.8 11.0 11.9

Durable goods

8.0 8.8 9.5 9.9 10.4

Nondurable goods

12.7 13.7 13.1 12.9 14.5

Trade, transportation, and utilities

20.0 20.8 21.8 23.5 26.7

Wholesale trade

9.9 11.1 12.4 12.6 15.5

Retail trade

25.8 26.4 26.9 29.7 33.5

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

13.7 15.0 17.4 17.3 18.8

Information

12.9 15.1 16.6 15.8 17.9

Financial activities

13.1 12.7 14.0 14.8 14.8

Finance and insurance

11.6 11.2 12.1 13.2 12.8

Real estate and rental and leasing

17.7 17.1 19.5 19.4 20.6

Professional and business services

23.9 25.6 24.4 28.5 29.4

Education and health services

15.0 14.8 16.0 17.2 18.0

Educational services

11.3 11.7 12.2 11.9 13.2

Health care and social assistance

15.7 15.4 16.7 18.2 18.8

Leisure and hospitality

33.9 35.9 37.9 40.0 44.0

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

23.5 27.0 26.9 28.3 28.8

Accommodation and food services

35.6 37.4 39.8 41.9 46.5

Other services

17.9 18.2 19.7 21.2 22.4

Government

5.8 6.3 7.0 7.1 7.7

Federal

4.8 3.9 4.6 4.8 4.6

State and local

6.0 6.7 7.4 7.5 8.1

REGION(2)

Northeast

14.0 13.5 14.6 15.1 16.2

South

18.8 19.9 21.6 23.3 25.2

Midwest

16.9 18.3 18.6 20.2 21.8

West

16.4 17.8 17.5 19.8 21.6

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 10, 2015
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