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)
Nov.
2016
Oct.
2017
Nov.
2017(p)
Nov.
2016
Oct.
2017
Nov.
2017(p)

Total

1,550 1,739 1,585 1.1 1.2 1.1

INDUSTRY

Total private

1,460 1,640 1,506 1.2 1.3 1.2

Mining and logging

8 11 12 1.2 1.5 1.6

Construction

177 198 197 2.6 2.8 2.8

Manufacturing

105 98 115 0.9 0.8 0.9

Durable goods

59 52 58 0.8 0.7 0.7

Nondurable goods

46 47 57 1.0 1.0 1.2

Trade, transportation, and utilities

269 227 263 1.0 0.8 0.9

Wholesale trade

32 36 29 0.5 0.6 0.5

Retail trade

176 144 176 1.1 0.9 1.1

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

60 47 58 1.1 0.8 1.0

Information

27 20 23 1.0 0.7 0.8

Financial activities

48 64 40 0.6 0.8 0.5

Finance and insurance

27 37 24 0.4 0.6 0.4

Real estate and rental and leasing

21 27 17 1.0 1.2 0.7

Professional and business services

349 388 320 1.7 1.8 1.5

Education and health services

142 142 123 0.6 0.6 0.5

Educational services

11 22 12 0.3 0.6 0.3

Health care and social assistance

131 120 111 0.7 0.6 0.6

Leisure and hospitality

261 383 336 1.7 2.4 2.1

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

83 131 116 3.9 5.9 5.5

Accommodation and food services

178 252 220 1.3 1.8 1.6

Other services

75 108 77 1.3 1.9 1.3

Government

89 99 79 0.4 0.4 0.3

Federal

14 14 15 0.5 0.5 0.5

State and local

75 84 64 0.4 0.4 0.3

State and local education

18 26 17 0.2 0.2 0.2

State and local, excluding education

57 58 48 0.6 0.6 0.5

REGION(3)

Northeast

292 302 324 1.1 1.1 1.2

South

510 643 613 1.0 1.2 1.1

Midwest

367 421 316 1.1 1.3 1.0

West

381 373 331 1.1 1.1 1.0

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: January 09, 2018