Special Report

States Where the Most People Are Quitting Their Jobs Right Now

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40. Hawaii
> Quits in May 2022: 2.5% of workforce (15,000 total quits)
> May 2022 unemployment: 4.2% (28,256 people)
> 1-year change in number of workers who quit: +7.1% (1,000 more quits)
> Labor force size: 675,852 people

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39. Kansas
> Quits in May 2022: 2.5% of workforce (35,000 total quits)
> May 2022 unemployment: 2.3% (35,359 people)
> 1-year change in number of workers who quit: No change
> Labor force size: 1,505,575 people

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38. Illinois
> Quits in May 2022: 2.5% of workforce (151,000 total quits)
> May 2022 unemployment: 4.6% (297,757 people)
> 1-year change in number of workers who quit: -2.6% (4,000 fewer quits)
> Labor force size: 6,464,985 people

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37. Maryland
> Quits in May 2022: 2.6% of workforce (71,000 total quits)
> May 2022 unemployment: 4.0% (127,512 people)
> 1-year change in number of workers who quit: +26.8% (15,000 more quits)
> Labor force size: 3,203,076 people

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36. Vermont
> Quits in May 2022: 2.7% of workforce (8,000 total quits)
> May 2022 unemployment: 2.3% (7,560 people)
> 1-year change in number of workers who quit: +14.3% (1,000 more quits)
> Labor force size: 333,575 people

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