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
2016
May
2017
June
2017(p)
June
2016
May
2017
June
2017(p)

Total

1,574 1,596 1,667 1.1 1.1 1.1

INDUSTRY

Total private

1,440 1,486 1,538 1.2 1.2 1.2

Mining and logging

12 13 8 1.7 1.9 1.1

Construction

134 154 155 1.9 2.2 2.2

Manufacturing

106 91 103 0.9 0.7 0.8

Durable goods

67 51 65 0.9 0.7 0.8

Nondurable goods

39 40 38 0.8 0.9 0.8

Trade, transportation, and utilities

261 240 271 1.0 0.9 1.0

Wholesale trade

38 36 34 0.6 0.6 0.6

Retail trade

158 155 181 1.0 1.0 1.1

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

65 50 57 1.2 0.9 1.0

Information

26 34 24 0.9 1.2 0.9

Financial activities

46 42 54 0.6 0.5 0.6

Finance and insurance

24 20 35 0.4 0.3 0.6

Real estate and rental and leasing

22 22 19 1.0 1.0 0.9

Professional and business services

327 452 419 1.6 2.2 2.0

Education and health services

233 197 200 1.0 0.9 0.9

Educational services

89 62 75 2.7 1.7 2.2

Health care and social assistance

143 135 125 0.8 0.7 0.6

Leisure and hospitality

231 190 228 1.4 1.2 1.4

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

43 43 46 1.7 1.8 1.8

Accommodation and food services

188 147 182 1.4 1.1 1.3

Other services

66 73 76 1.1 1.3 1.3

Government

134 110 129 0.6 0.5 0.6

Federal

8 5 6 0.3 0.2 0.2

State and local

125 105 123 0.7 0.5 0.6

State and local education

92 73 83 0.9 0.7 0.8

State and local, excluding education

33 33 40 0.4 0.4 0.4

REGION(3)

Northeast

283 241 312 1.1 0.9 1.1

South

538 791 692 1.0 1.5 1.3

Midwest

372 277 343 1.2 0.8 1.0

West

382 287 320 1.1 0.9 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: August 08, 2017