Churn Rate

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Churn Rate

The rate at which customers terminate their relationships with a company over a given period of time. For example, if five customers in 50 discontinue their cable every month, the churn rate is 5%. The church rate contrasts with the growth rate, which, in this case, is defined as the number of new clients or customers. If a company is to grow, the growth rate must consistently exceed the churn rate. The churn rate is important in the telecommunications industry, where several companies operate in a geographical area and compete for customers.
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The mean student attrition rate for participating dental hygiene programs in this study was 3.
Over the next five years, the generalist attrition rate is projected to increase slightly to an average of 4.
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NCTE launched TEACH2000 in May 1999 in an effort to reduce the numbers of new teachers leaving the profession; the average first-year teacher attrition rate is 16 percent, according to an Education Week study.
The corporate finance course in the study had a substantially higher online enrollment and attrition rate than its classroom counterpart.
Because smaller enterprises tend to have higher labor turnover rates in all countries, part of the reason why Ghana's total attrition rate is higher than Zimbabwe's in 1994, notwithstanding its lower HIV prevalence rate, is due to the firm size effect on attrition.
Even a slight attrition rate with recombination can produce a dramatic effect, whereas with mutation, a small attrition rate produces only a small effect.
Usually, the true carbon attrition rate is not known until the operation has shut down, the tanks and columns emptied, and the residual activated-carbon remaining is screened, bagged, and weighed.
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Sources said a major reason for the high attrition rate in the CRPF is the ongoing fight against Maoists.
A final report will outline strategies to overcome barriers and decrease the attrition rate, and provide advice on what investment is needed to support students to complete.