Employment in establishments grows by 1.58 percent in the first quarter of 2018
Final result of the first nationwide Labor Turnover Survey posted a positive labor turnover rate at 1.58 percent.
This rate indicated an additional 16 workers per 1,000 employed persons in the estimated 29,957 total establishments with an employment of 4.7 million during the 1st quarter of 2018.
The accession rate of 9.30 percent implied that 93 workers were hired for business expansion or replacement of separated workers. However, the separation rate of 7.72 percent implied that for every 1,000 employed, 77 workers were either laid-off or quit their jobs during the period. (Table 1)