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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)
July
2021
June
2022
July
2022(p)
July
2021
June
2022
July
2022(p)

Total

1,387 1,396 1,373 0.9 0.9 0.9

INDUSTRY

Total private

1,289 1,288 1,281 1.0 1.0 1.0

Mining and logging

5 3 4 0.9 0.4 0.6

Construction

117 120 125 1.5 1.5 1.6

Manufacturing

105 91 93 0.8 0.7 0.7

Durable goods

59 46 47 0.8 0.6 0.6

Nondurable goods

46 45 47 1.0 0.9 0.9

Trade, transportation, and utilities

227 169 240 0.8 0.6 0.8

Wholesale trade

32 35 41 0.6 0.6 0.7

Retail trade

143 93 136 0.9 0.6 0.9

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

51 42 64 0.8 0.6 0.9

Information

25 35 26 0.9 1.1 0.8

Financial activities

61 47 31 0.7 0.5 0.3

Finance and insurance

37 33 10 0.6 0.5 0.2

Real estate and rental and leasing

24 13 21 1.0 0.6 0.9

Professional and business services

400 354 333 1.9 1.6 1.5

Education and health services

109 195 198 0.5 0.8 0.8

Educational services

21 37 26 0.6 1.0 0.7

Health care and social assistance

88 158 172 0.4 0.8 0.8

Leisure and hospitality

156 203 146 1.0 1.2 0.9

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

29 48 58 1.2 1.9 2.2

Accommodation and food services

127 155 88 1.0 1.1 0.6

Other services

84 72 84 1.5 1.2 1.5

Government

98 108 92 0.5 0.5 0.4

Federal

8 6 6 0.3 0.2 0.2

State and local

91 102 86 0.5 0.5 0.5

State and local education

64 72 56 0.7 0.7 0.6

State and local, excluding education

27 30 30 0.3 0.3 0.3

REGION(3)

Northeast

217 267 194 0.8 1.0 0.7

South

600 478 579 1.1 0.8 1.0

Midwest

264 330 308 0.8 1.0 0.9

West

307 320 293 0.9 0.9 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: August 30, 2022