attrition rate


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attrition rate

A factor, normally expressed as a percentage, reflecting the degree of losses of personnel or materiel due to various causes within a specified period of time.
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Noun1.attrition rate - the rate of shrinkage in size or number
rate - a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit; "they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour"; "the rate of change was faster than expected"
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Many can't access their data in a timely manner and don't have the analytic capabilities to accurately calculate their attrition rate.
An ongoing review of interviews taken from those leaving OCS prior to completion has not revealed any predominant reason for the higher attrition rates, although the physical fitness, demands are often cited.
6 percent attrition rate for the class of 2008-2009.
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This represented an annual FOF attrition rate of over eight per cent, nearly double the previous record set in Q4 2008.
The similarity between voluntary and involuntary attrition rates could be due to this reason.
The Foreign Service generalist average attrition rate for fiscal 2003 through fiscal 2007 was 4.
Nursing journal Nursing Standard obtained attrition rates, under the Freedom of Information Act, from 83 institutions for courses ending in 2004.
If the acquiring institution has higher engagement than the target institution does, the attrition rate is 6%, he said.
But banking customers leave at a much higher rate from banks that were acquired (8%) compared with the average annual attrition rate across the industry (5%), according to recent Gallup analysis.