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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 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015

Total

17.9 18.7 20.3 22.0 23.6

INDUSTRY

Total private

20.2 21.0 22.8 24.7 26.3

Mining and logging

17.5 23.2 19.7 20.5 21.0

Construction

17.0 17.4 20.3 21.3 21.5

Manufacturing

10.7 10.8 11.0 11.9 13.3

Durable goods

8.8 9.6 9.9 10.5 12.1

Nondurable goods

13.7 12.9 12.8 14.4 15.5

Trade, transportation, and utilities

20.9 22.0 23.4 26.6 27.9

Wholesale trade

11.2 12.2 12.4 15.6 15.7

Retail trade

26.4 27.3 29.6 33.5 35.0

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

15.2 17.6 17.3 18.5 20.6

Information

15.2 16.4 15.8 17.9 18.4

Financial activities

12.8 14.1 15.0 14.5 14.8

Finance and insurance

11.3 12.2 13.5 12.6 13.5

Real estate and rental and leasing

17.2 19.8 19.4 20.1 18.7

Professional and business services

25.7 24.5 28.5 29.5 31.5

Education and health services

14.8 15.9 17.3 18.0 19.9

Educational services

11.7 12.0 11.8 13.2 14.3

Health care and social assistance

15.4 16.7 18.4 18.9 21.0

Leisure and hospitality

35.8 37.7 40.1 44.6 47.5

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

26.9 26.2 28.3 29.6 30.6

Accommodation and food services

37.3 39.7 42.0 47.2 50.3

Other services

18.2 19.9 21.3 22.8 24.0

Government

6.3 7.0 7.2 7.7 8.6

Federal

3.9 4.6 4.9 4.5 5.5

State and local

6.7 7.4 7.5 8.2 9.0

State and local education

6.9 7.6 7.3 7.4 8.6

State and local, excluding education

6.5 7.2 7.8 9.1 9.6

REGION(2)

Northeast

13.6 14.6 15.2 16.2 17.9

South

19.9 21.7 23.3 25.2 26.8

Midwest

18.3 18.6 20.3 21.9 23.4

West

17.8 17.5 19.8 21.7 23.1

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 17, 2016
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