Table 19. Annual layoffs and discharges levels by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted

Table 19. Annual layoffs and discharges levels by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted(1) [in thousands]
Industry and region 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016

Total

20,942 19,888 20,398 20,954 19,911

INDUSTRY

Total private

19,747 18,733 19,328 19,658 18,585

Mining and logging

138 139 140 242 170

Construction

2,791 2,324 1,979 2,073 2,188

Manufacturing

1,259 1,183 1,174 1,232 1,254

Durable goods

771 740 692 767 792

Nondurable goods

486 444 482 464 459

Trade, transportation, and utilities

3,543 3,550 3,900 3,836 3,418

Wholesale trade

658 525 621 585 487

Retail trade

2,208 2,312 2,468 2,437 2,105

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

674 713 810 815 824

Information

260 303 307 304 304

Financial activities

628 720 672 699 650

Finance and insurance

345 404 402 416 369

Real estate and rental and leasing

285 317 271 285 281

Professional and business services

5,030 4,675 5,177 5,073 4,780

Education and health services

1,992 1,940 2,003 1,734 1,915

Educational services

400 405 384 382 400

Health care and social assistance

1,592 1,533 1,621 1,352 1,514

Leisure and hospitality

3,111 3,032 3,202 3,506 3,142

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

929 879 1,051 1,015 909

Accommodation and food services

2,182 2,151 2,149 2,492 2,231

Other services

994 867 770 956 766

Government

1,196 1,154 1,069 1,297 1,326

Federal

139 149 129 163 153

State and local

1,056 1,007 941 1,134 1,173

State and local education

474 504 456 558 576

State and local, excluding education

582 503 485 578 597

REGION(2)

Northeast

3,798 3,769 3,723 3,659 3,851

South

7,687 7,224 7,364 7,618 7,086

Midwest

4,739 4,037 4,461 4,617 4,472

West

4,722 4,860 4,850 5,061 4,504

Footnotes
(1) The annual layoffs and discharges level is the total number of layoffs and discharges during the entire year.
(2) 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.

NOTE: Data have been revised to incorporate the annual updates to the Current Employment Statistics employment estimates.

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Last Modified Date: March 16, 2017