Job Quits in the United States decreased to 4026 Thousand in October from 4060 Thousand in September of 2022. source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Job Quits in the United States averaged 2766.64 Thousand from 2000 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 4510.00 Thousand in November of 2021 and a record low of 1555.00 Thousand in August of 2009. This page includes a chart with historical data for the United States Job Quits. United States Job Quits - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2022.

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United States Job Quits

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-11-01 02:00 PM Sep 4.061M 4.184M 4.13M
2022-11-30 03:00 PM Oct 4.026M 4.060M 4.05M

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 3.70 3.70 percent Nov 2022
Non Farm Payrolls 263.00 284.00 Thousand Nov 2022
Unemployed Persons 6011.00 6059.00 Thousand Nov 2022
Employed Persons 158470.00 158608.00 Thousand Nov 2022
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.10 62.20 percent Nov 2022
Job Offers 10334.00 10687.00 Thousand Oct 2022
Job Quits Rate 2.60 2.70 Percent Oct 2022
Employment Rate 59.90 60.00 percent Nov 2022

United States Job Quits
Job quits are voluntary separations initiated by the employee. The quits rate is computed by dividing the number of quits by employment and multiplying that quotient by 100.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4026.00 4060.00 4510.00 1555.00 2000 - 2022 Thousand Monthly
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US Job Quits Lowest since May 2021
The number of job quits in the United States declined to 4.026 million in October of 2022, the lowest since May of 2021. In October, quits decreased in information (-29,000). The so-called quits rate, which measures voluntary job leavers as a share of total employment, was 2.6 percent, down from 2.7 percent in each of the three previous months and also the lowest since May of 2021.
US Job Quits Fall in September
The number of job quits in the United States declined by 123,000 from a month earlier to 4.06 million in September 2022. Quits decreased in construction (-56,000); transportation, warehousing, and utilities (-35,000); and durable goods manufacturing (-28,000). Quits increased in state and local government, excluding education (+15,000). The so-called quits rate, which measures voluntary job leavers as a share of total employment, was 2.7 percent for the third month in a row, slightly down from a record high of 3.0 percent seen at the end of 2021.
US Job Quits Hit Record High
The number of job quits in the United States increased by 370,000 to a series high of 4.527 million in November 2021, while the quits rate increased to 3.0 percent, matching the series high in September, as employers continue to have difficulty retaining workers. Quits increased in several industries with the largest in accommodation and food services (+159,000); health care and social assistance (+52,000); and transportation, warehousing, and utilities (+33,000). The number of quits increased in the Northeast, South, and Midwest regions.