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)
July
2016
June
2017
July
2017(p)
July
2016
June
2017
July
2017(p)

Total

1,546 1,769 1,704 1.1 1.2 1.2

INDUSTRY

Total private

1,429 1,642 1,587 1.2 1.3 1.3

Mining and logging

8 7 8 1.2 1.0 1.0

Construction

145 147 199 2.1 2.1 2.8

Manufacturing

89 96 99 0.7 0.8 0.8

Durable goods

63 61 58 0.8 0.8 0.7

Nondurable goods

26 35 41 0.6 0.7 0.9

Trade, transportation, and utilities

263 289 245 1.0 1.1 0.9

Wholesale trade

38 32 43 0.6 0.5 0.7

Retail trade

163 187 151 1.0 1.2 1.0

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

62 70 51 1.1 1.2 0.9

Information

31 25 23 1.1 0.9 0.8

Financial activities

45 55 62 0.5 0.6 0.7

Finance and insurance

21 36 28 0.3 0.6 0.4

Real estate and rental and leasing

23 19 34 1.1 0.9 1.5

Professional and business services

372 483 431 1.8 2.3 2.1

Education and health services

187 218 199 0.8 1.0 0.9

Educational services

50 84 51 1.6 2.5 1.5

Health care and social assistance

137 134 148 0.7 0.7 0.8

Leisure and hospitality

225 260 226 1.4 1.6 1.4

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

38 57 63 1.5 2.2 2.4

Accommodation and food services

187 204 163 1.4 1.5 1.2

Other services

63 61 95 1.1 1.0 1.6

Government

118 127 117 0.6 0.6 0.6

Federal

8 5 11 0.3 0.2 0.4

State and local

110 122 106 0.6 0.6 0.6

State and local education

71 76 62 0.8 0.7 0.7

State and local, excluding education

40 46 44 0.4 0.5 0.5

REGION(3)

Northeast

320 319 364 1.2 1.2 1.3

South

595 740 657 1.1 1.4 1.2

Midwest

309 389 366 1.0 1.2 1.1

West

322 321 318 1.0 1.0 0.9

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: September 12, 2017