Table 11. Layoffs and discharges levels and rates by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted

Table 11. Layoffs and discharges levels and rates by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted(1)
Industry and region Levels (in thousands) Rates(2)
June
2015
May
2016
June
2016(p)
June
2015
May
2016
June
2016(p)

Total

1,730 1,601 1,569 1.2 1.1 1.1

INDUSTRY

Total private

1,566 1,469 1,440 1.3 1.2 1.2

Mining and logging

9 10 9 1.1 1.4 1.4

Construction

167 173 135 2.5 2.6 2.0

Manufacturing

103 114 104 0.8 0.9 0.8

Durable goods

60 80 65 0.8 1.0 0.8

Nondurable goods

43 33 39 0.9 0.7 0.8

Trade, transportation, and utilities

308 270 269 1.1 1.0 1.0

Wholesale trade

72 59 38 1.2 1.0 0.6

Retail trade

184 154 164 1.2 1.0 1.0

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

53 58 67 1.0 1.1 1.2

Information

27 28 23 1.0 1.0 0.8

Financial activities

62 43 47 0.8 0.5 0.6

Finance and insurance

30 29 24 0.5 0.5 0.4

Real estate and rental and leasing

31 14 23 1.5 0.7 1.1

Professional and business services

392 346 329 2.0 1.7 1.6

Education and health services

192 177 245 0.9 0.8 1.1

Educational services

85 44 84 2.6 1.2 2.5

Health care and social assistance

107 133 161 0.6 0.7 0.8

Leisure and hospitality

212 230 207 1.3 1.5 1.3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

35 55 37 1.4 2.4 1.5

Accommodation and food services

177 175 169 1.3 1.3 1.2

Other services

92 77 72 1.6 1.4 1.2

Government

164 132 129 0.7 0.6 0.6

Federal

10 8 9 0.3 0.3 0.3

State and local

155 124 120 0.8 0.6 0.6

State and local education

109 94 85 1.1 0.9 0.9

State and local, excluding education

45 30 35 0.5 0.3 0.4

REGION(3)

Northeast

261 238 298 1.0 0.9 1.1

South

607 625 504 1.2 1.2 1.0

Midwest

368 328 366 1.2 1.0 1.1

West

494 410 401 1.5 1.2 1.2

Footnotes
(1) Layoffs and discharges are the number of layoffs and discharges during the entire month.
(2) The layoffs and discharges rate is the number of layoffs and discharges during the entire month as a percent of total employment.
(3) The states (including the District of Columbia) that comprise the regions are: Northeast: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont; South: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia; Midwest: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin; West: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.
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Last Modified Date: August 10, 2016