Special Report

States Where the Most People Are Quitting Their Jobs Right Now

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35. Nebraska
> Quits in May 2022: 2.7% of workforce (28,000 total quits)
> May 2022 unemployment: 1.9% (19,916 people)
> 1-year change in number of workers who quit: +12.0% (3,000 more quits)
> Labor force size: 1,062,678 people

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34. Virginia
> Quits in May 2022: 2.7% of workforce (108,000 total quits)
> May 2022 unemployment: 3.0% (128,841 people)
> 1-year change in number of workers who quit: +3.8% (4,000 more quits)
> Labor force size: 4,347,177 people

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33. Pennsylvania
> Quits in May 2022: 2.7% of workforce (158,000 total quits)
> May 2022 unemployment: 4.6% (297,505 people)
> 1-year change in number of workers who quit: +62.9% (61,000 more quits)
> Labor force size: 6,439,727 people

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32. California
> Quits in May 2022: 2.7% of workforce (472,000 total quits)
> May 2022 unemployment: 4.3% (835,058 people)
> 1-year change in number of workers who quit: +24.5% (93,000 more quits)
> Labor force size: 19,304,237 people

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31. New Mexico
> Quits in May 2022: 2.8% of workforce (24,000 total quits)
> May 2022 unemployment: 5.1% (48,385 people)
> 1-year change in number of workers who quit: +14.3% (3,000 more quits)
> Labor force size: 951,866 people

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