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
2013
May
2014
June
2014(p)
June
2013
May
2014
June
2014(p)

Total

1,618 1,558 1,562 1.2 1.1 1.1

INDUSTRY

Total private

1,457 1,465 1,437 1.3 1.3 1.2

Mining and logging

7 14 10 0.8 1.6 1.1

Construction

154 125 99 2.6 2.1 1.6

Manufacturing

92 81 92 0.8 0.7 0.8

Durable goods

56 47 48 0.7 0.6 0.6

Nondurable goods

36 34 43 0.8 0.8 1.0

Trade, transportation, and utilities

229 277 268 0.9 1.1 1.0

Wholesale trade

32 42 63 0.5 0.7 1.1

Retail trade

158 181 155 1.1 1.2 1.0

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

39 54 50 0.8 1.1 1.0

Information

36 21 16 1.3 0.8 0.6

Financial activities

43 53 40 0.5 0.7 0.5

Finance and insurance

17 17 18 0.3 0.3 0.3

Real estate and rental and leasing

26 35 22 1.3 1.7 1.0

Professional and business services

399 412 468 2.1 2.2 2.4

Education and health services

201 153 165 1.0 0.7 0.8

Educational services

60 38 56 1.9 1.1 1.8

Health care and social assistance

141 116 109 0.8 0.6 0.6

Leisure and hospitality

212 263 205 1.4 1.8 1.3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

30 64 34 1.3 3.0 1.4

Accommodation and food services

181 199 171 1.4 1.6 1.3

Other services

84 65 73 1.5 1.2 1.3

Government

161 93 126 0.7 0.4 0.6

Federal

11 7 10 0.4 0.2 0.4

State and local

150 86 116 0.8 0.4 0.6

REGION(3)

Northeast

309 274 255 1.2 1.1 1.0

South

684 554 608 1.4 1.1 1.2

Midwest

258 291 290 0.8 0.9 0.9

West

368 439 409 1.2 1.4 1.3

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 12, 2014