Special Report

States Where the Most People Are Quitting Their Jobs Right Now

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45. Maine
> Quits in May 2022: 2.4% of workforce (15,000 total quits)
> May 2022 unemployment: 3.2% (21,537 people)
> 1-year change in number of workers who quit: No change
> Labor force size: 679,101 people

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44. Wisconsin
> Quits in May 2022: 2.4% of workforce (70,000 total quits)
> May 2022 unemployment: 2.9% (89,892 people)
> 1-year change in number of workers who quit: -5.4% (4,000 fewer quits)
> Labor force size: 3,149,219 people

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43. Minnesota
> Quits in May 2022: 2.4% of workforce (70,000 total quits)
> May 2022 unemployment: 2.0% (61,551 people)
> 1-year change in number of workers who quit: +22.8% (13,000 more quits)
> Labor force size: 3,086,907 people

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42. Washington
> Quits in May 2022: 2.4% of workforce (84,000 total quits)
> May 2022 unemployment: 3.9% (158,902 people)
> 1-year change in number of workers who quit: +13.5% (10,000 more quits)
> Labor force size: 4,036,317 people

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41. Ohio
> Quits in May 2022: 2.4% of workforce (134,000 total quits)
> May 2022 unemployment: 3.9% (226,347 people)
> 1-year change in number of workers who quit: -0.7% (1,000 fewer quits)
> Labor force size: 5,792,221 people

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