The number of job quits in the United States dropped by 207,000 from a month earlier to 3.88 million in January 2023, the lowest level since May 2021 and well below record peaks of 4.5 million quits touched in November 2021. Still, the number remained historically high, which could force businesses to pay more to keep their workers. Quits decreased in professional and business services (-221,000), educational services (-14,000), and federal government (-5,000). The so-called quits rate, which measures voluntary job leavers as a share of total employment, edged down to 2.5 percent from December's revised figure of 2.6 percent and was down from a record high of 3.0 percent seen at the end of 2021. source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Job Quits in the United States averaged 2780.73 Thousand from 2000 until 2023, reaching an all time high of 4501.00 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 March of 2023.