Table 5. Layoffs and discharges levels and rates by industry and region, seasonally adjusted

Table 5. Layoffs and discharges levels and rates by industry and region, seasonally adjusted(1)
Industry and region Levels (in thousands) Rates(2)
June
2017
Feb.
2018
Mar.
2018
Apr.
2018
May
2018
June
2018(p)
June
2017
Feb.
2018
Mar.
2018
Apr.
2018
May
2018
June
2018(p)

Total

1,772 1,620 1,547 1,731 1,618 1,723 1.2 1.1 1.0 1.2 1.1 1.2

INDUSTRY

Total private

1,668 1,516 1,448 1,640 1,538 1,638 1.3 1.2 1.1 1.3 1.2 1.3

Mining and logging(3)

7 9 11 11 10 11 1.1 1.3 1.5 1.5 1.4 1.5

Construction

196 149 180 156 159 191 2.8 2.1 2.5 2.2 2.2 2.6

Manufacturing

99 114 110 118 124 114 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.9 1.0 0.9

Durable goods

62 58 60 69 69 67 0.8 0.7 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.8

Nondurable goods

37 57 50 49 55 48 0.8 1.2 1.1 1.0 1.2 1.0

Trade, transportation, and utilities

322 306 302 343 262 295 1.2 1.1 1.1 1.2 0.9 1.1

Wholesale trade(3)

39 41 32 43 21 42 0.7 0.7 0.5 0.7 0.4 0.7

Retail trade

204 193 199 220 163 184 1.3 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.0 1.2

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

79 73 71 80 79 69 1.4 1.3 1.2 1.4 1.3 1.2

Information

25 26 27 29 25 34 0.9 0.9 1.0 1.0 0.9 1.2

Financial activities

52 52 41 72 72 75 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.8 0.8 0.9

Finance and insurance

32 37 23 50 46 51 0.5 0.6 0.4 0.8 0.7 0.8

Real estate and rental and leasing

20 15 19 22 26 24 0.9 0.7 0.8 1.0 1.2 1.1

Professional and business services

443 344 376 386 383 364 2.2 1.7 1.8 1.9 1.8 1.7

Education and health services

155 183 143 165 146 177 0.7 0.8 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.7

Educational services

32 40 37 33 38 33 0.9 1.1 1.0 0.9 1.0 0.9

Health care and social assistance

122 143 106 132 108 144 0.6 0.7 0.5 0.7 0.5 0.7

Leisure and hospitality

307 270 224 303 304 297 1.9 1.7 1.4 1.9 1.9 1.8

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

95 87 49 102 91 111 4.1 3.7 2.1 4.3 3.9 4.7

Accommodation and food services

212 183 174 201 213 186 1.5 1.3 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.3

Other services

61 63 34 59 51 81 1.1 1.1 0.6 1.0 0.9 1.4

Government

- - - - - - - - - - - -

Federal

- - - - - - - - - - - -

State and local

92 90 87 85 73 77 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4

State and local education

36 40 45 46 33 34 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.3

State and local, excluding education

55 50 42 39 40 43 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.5

REGION(4)

Northeast

336 280 268 263 267 302 1.2 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.1

South

690 620 604 680 610 663 1.3 1.1 1.1 1.3 1.1 1.2

Midwest

408 334 326 366 392 345 1.3 1.0 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.0

West

337 385 350 422 349 412 1.0 1.1 1.0 1.2 1.0 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) No regular seasonal movements could be identified in this series; therefore, identical numbers appear for the unadjusted and seasonally adjusted series.
(4) 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.
(p) Preliminary

-Data not available

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Last Modified Date: August 07, 2018