Table 4. Census region and division: Extended mass layoff events, separations, and initial claimants for unemployment insurance, private nonfarm sector, selected quarters, 2012 and 2013

Table 4. Census region and division: Extended mass layoff events, separations, and initial claimants for unemployment insurance,
private nonfarm sector, selected quarters, 2012 and 2013

												    Initial claimants for
                                         Layoff events                   Separations                unemployment insurance
   Census region and division                                                                                              
                                     I        IV        I            I        IV        I             I       IV       I
                                   2012     2012r     2013p        2012     2012r     2013p        2012     2012r    2013p
                                                                                                                           
        United States (1) .....   1,294     2,123       914      246,956   424,492   154,374      291,174  432,792  133,294

Northeast .....................     248       392       171       36,369    64,454    25,622       39,462   71,407   20,658

    New England ...............      46        62        25        8,244     9,926     2,788        6,273    9,816    2,495
    Middle Atlantic ...........     202       330       146       28,125    54,528    22,834       33,189   61,591   18,163

South .........................     219       284       152       37,036    54,413    23,160       35,778   52,083   20,435

    South Atlantic ............     112       137        75       15,859    25,945     9,638       15,215   25,135    9,454
    East South Central ........      55        70        34       11,125    12,494     5,646        7,859   10,880    4,359
    West South Central ........      52        77        43       10,052    15,974     7,876       12,704   16,068    6,622

Midwest .......................     263       593       230       39,078   103,902    31,841       44,342   97,332   26,937

    East North Central ........     216       441       183       33,762    73,674    25,745       39,252   74,378   21,647
    West North Central ........      47       152        47        5,316    30,228     6,096        5,090   22,954    5,290

West ..........................     564       854       361      134,473   201,723    73,751      171,592  211,970   65,264

    Mountain ..................      60       127        43        9,223    26,432     7,240        8,591   21,673    6,374
    Pacific ...................     504       727       318      125,250   175,291    66,511      163,001  190,297   58,890
                                                                                                                           

   1 See footnote 1, table 1.
   r = revised.
   p = preliminary.
   NOTE: The States (including the District of Columbia) that comprise the census divisions are: New England: 
Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont; Middle Atlantic: New Jersey, New York, and
Pennsylvania; South Atlantic: Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina,
Virginia, and West Virginia; East South Central: Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Tennessee; West South Central: 
Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas; East North Central: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin; West 
North Central: Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota; Mountain: Arizona, Colorado, 
Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming; and Pacific: Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington.



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