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JOLTS Historical Data: December 2000 - April 2001

Table 10. Layoffs and discharges levels(1) by industry and census region
 
(In thousands)
 
      Industry and census region           Dec.   Jan.   Feb.   Mar.   Apr.
                                           2000   2001   2001   2001   2001
 
Total.................................... 1,840  1,850  1,176  1,649  1,311
 
                 INDUSTRY 
 
 Total private........................... 1,725  1,797  1,138  1,619  1,260
  Mining.................................     5      8      2      3      5
  Construction...........................   359    205    247    160    108
  Manufacturing..........................   243    244    257    276    248
   Durable goods.........................   115    169    143    138    171
   Nondurable goods......................   128     75    114    139     77
  Transportation and public utilities....    63     90     39     87     75
  Wholesale trade........................   106     54     56     86    109
  Retail trade...........................   442    682    163    489    242
  Finance, insurance, and real estate....    33     28     40     51     45
  Services...............................   474    486    333    467    429
 
 Government..............................   114     53     38     31     51
  Federal................................    31      7      6      3      3
  State and local........................    84     46     32     27     48
 
              CENSUS REGION 
 
  Northeast..............................   294    263    145    244    249
  South..................................   500    534    366    713    485
  Midwest................................   399    511    408    250    271
  West...................................   646    542    257    443    306
 
 
   1 Layoffs and discharges are the number of layoffs and discharges during 
the entire month.
   NOTE: The States (including the District of Columbia) that comprise the
census 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.

Last Modified Date: July 30, 2002