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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)
Nov.
2021
Oct.
2022
Nov.
2022(p)
Nov.
2021
Oct.
2022
Nov.
2022(p)

Total

1,298 1,480 1,327 0.9 1.0 0.9

INDUSTRY

Total private

1,252 1,410 1,277 1.0 1.1 1.0

Mining and logging

4 5 6 0.6 0.8 1.0

Construction

190 180 164 2.5 2.3 2.1

Manufacturing

79 99 94 0.6 0.8 0.7

Durable goods

36 49 45 0.5 0.6 0.6

Nondurable goods

43 50 48 0.9 1.0 1.0

Trade, transportation, and utilities

241 251 241 0.8 0.9 0.8

Wholesale trade

34 43 46 0.6 0.7 0.8

Retail trade

144 115 103 0.9 0.7 0.6

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

63 93 91 0.9 1.3 1.3

Information

26 47 38 0.9 1.5 1.2

Financial activities

18 50 64 0.2 0.6 0.7

Finance and insurance

11 29 50 0.2 0.4 0.7

Real estate and rental and leasing

7 21 15 0.3 0.9 0.6

Professional and business services

312 306 292 1.4 1.3 1.3

Education and health services

102 109 117 0.4 0.4 0.5

Educational services

13 18 13 0.3 0.4 0.3

Health care and social assistance

90 91 104 0.4 0.4 0.5

Leisure and hospitality

189 310 192 1.3 1.9 1.2

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

96 139 105 4.6 6.0 4.7

Accommodation and food services

94 171 87 0.7 1.3 0.6

Other services

91 54 69 1.6 0.9 1.2

Government

46 70 51 0.2 0.3 0.2

Federal

6 8 7 0.2 0.3 0.2

State and local

40 62 44 0.2 0.3 0.2

State and local education

17 21 11 0.2 0.2 0.1

State and local, excluding education

23 41 33 0.3 0.5 0.4

REGION(3)

Northeast

272 266 241 1.0 1.0 0.9

South

471 526 481 0.8 0.9 0.8

Midwest

295 349 295 0.9 1.0 0.9

West

260 340 310 0.7 0.9 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.
(p) Preliminary

Last Modified Date: January 04, 2023