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
2018
May
2019
June
2019(p)
June
2018
May
2019
June
2019(p)

Total

1,804 1,715 1,673 1.2 1.1 1.1

INDUSTRY

Total private

1,673 1,609 1,538 1.3 1.2 1.2

Mining and logging

11 9 5 1.4 1.1 0.7

Construction

141 199 159 1.9 2.6 2.1

Manufacturing

114 109 98 0.9 0.9 0.8

Durable goods

60 58 57 0.8 0.7 0.7

Nondurable goods

54 51 41 1.1 1.1 0.8

Trade, transportation, and utilities

272 247 268 1.0 0.9 1.0

Wholesale trade

37 34 54 0.6 0.6 0.9

Retail trade

166 160 159 1.1 1.0 1.0

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

69 53 55 1.2 0.9 0.9

Information

41 26 30 1.4 0.9 1.1

Financial activities

69 61 63 0.8 0.7 0.7

Finance and insurance

46 33 25 0.7 0.5 0.4

Real estate and rental and leasing

23 28 38 1.0 1.2 1.6

Professional and business services

422 504 362 2.0 2.4 1.7

Education and health services

249 194 225 1.1 0.8 0.9

Educational services

69 59 66 2.0 1.6 1.8

Health care and social assistance

180 135 159 0.9 0.7 0.8

Leisure and hospitality

251 198 268 1.5 1.2 1.5

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

71 62 35 2.6 2.4 1.3

Accommodation and food services

181 135 234 1.3 0.9 1.6

Other services

104 63 59 1.7 1.1 1.0

Government

131 106 135 0.6 0.5 0.6

Federal

5 4 6 0.2 0.2 0.2

State and local

126 101 129 0.6 0.5 0.7

State and local education

89 83 100 0.9 0.8 1.0

State and local, excluding education

37 18 29 0.4 0.2 0.3

REGION(3)

Northeast

335 296 285 1.2 1.1 1.0

South

709 624 613 1.3 1.1 1.1

Midwest

349 302 390 1.1 0.9 1.2

West

411 493 386 1.2 1.4 1.1

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 06, 2019