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
2017
May
2018
June
2018(p)
June
2017
May
2018
June
2018(p)

Total

1,743 1,540 1,683 1.2 1.0 1.1

INDUSTRY

Total private

1,601 1,451 1,567 1.3 1.1 1.2

Mining and logging

7 10 11 1.1 1.4 1.5

Construction

146 128 148 2.0 1.8 2.0

Manufacturing

99 115 111 0.8 0.9 0.9

Durable goods

63 63 68 0.8 0.8 0.9

Nondurable goods

35 52 43 0.7 1.1 0.9

Trade, transportation, and utilities

300 223 270 1.1 0.8 1.0

Wholesale trade

39 21 42 0.7 0.4 0.7

Retail trade

184 137 167 1.2 0.9 1.0

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

76 65 61 1.3 1.1 1.0

Information

24 24 35 0.9 0.9 1.3

Financial activities

47 62 70 0.6 0.7 0.8

Finance and insurance

27 39 46 0.4 0.6 0.7

Real estate and rental and leasing

20 22 24 0.9 1.0 1.1

Professional and business services

446 410 359 2.2 2.0 1.7

Education and health services

211 168 243 0.9 0.7 1.0

Educational services

74 60 76 2.2 1.6 2.2

Health care and social assistance

137 108 167 0.7 0.5 0.8

Leisure and hospitality

261 268 242 1.6 1.6 1.4

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

51 58 63 1.9 2.4 2.4

Accommodation and food services

210 210 179 1.5 1.5 1.2

Other services

59 44 78 1.0 0.7 1.3

Government

- - - - - -

Federal

- - - - - -

State and local

133 85 111 0.7 0.4 0.6

State and local education

86 59 75 0.9 0.6 0.7

State and local, excluding education

47 25 36 0.5 0.3 0.4

REGION(3)

Northeast

319 211 287 1.2 0.8 1.0

South

708 654 665 1.3 1.2 1.2

Midwest

380 352 314 1.2 1.1 0.9

West

336 323 416 1.0 0.9 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) 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