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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)
Mar.
2021
Feb.
2022
Mar.
2022(p)
Mar.
2021
Feb.
2022
Mar.
2022(p)

Total

1,218 1,114 1,133 0.9 0.7 0.8

INDUSTRY

Total private

1,175 1,074 1,087 1.0 0.8 0.9

Mining and logging

5 3 3 0.9 0.5 0.5

Construction

122 132 87 1.7 1.8 1.2

Manufacturing

111 92 103 0.9 0.7 0.8

Durable goods

62 52 49 0.8 0.7 0.6

Nondurable goods

49 40 54 1.1 0.8 1.1

Trade, transportation, and utilities

214 195 208 0.8 0.7 0.7

Wholesale trade

45 27 31 0.8 0.5 0.5

Retail trade

98 111 125 0.6 0.7 0.8

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

71 57 52 1.1 0.8 0.8

Information

23 10 17 0.8 0.4 0.6

Financial activities

57 40 25 0.7 0.5 0.3

Finance and insurance

40 31 13 0.6 0.5 0.2

Real estate and rental and leasing

17 9 13 0.8 0.4 0.6

Professional and business services

354 367 354 1.7 1.7 1.6

Education and health services

101 107 107 0.4 0.4 0.4

Educational services

11 17 12 0.3 0.5 0.3

Health care and social assistance

90 89 95 0.4 0.4 0.5

Leisure and hospitality

150 92 135 1.2 0.6 0.9

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

20 18 27 1.2 0.9 1.3

Accommodation and food services

129 74 108 1.1 0.6 0.8

Other services

37 36 47 0.7 0.7 0.8

Government

44 40 46 0.2 0.2 0.2

Federal

7 6 5 0.3 0.2 0.2

State and local

36 34 41 0.2 0.2 0.2

State and local education

16 17 18 0.2 0.2 0.2

State and local, excluding education

20 17 23 0.2 0.2 0.3

REGION(3)

Northeast

162 156 148 0.6 0.6 0.6

South

506 461 528 0.9 0.8 0.9

Midwest

273 229 195 0.9 0.7 0.6

West

277 268 262 0.8 0.8 0.8

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

Last Modified Date: May 03, 2022