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 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017

Total

19,889 20,402 20,963 20,152 20,676

INDUSTRY

Total private

18,737 19,333 19,665 18,822 19,351

Mining and logging

140 139 241 175 119

Construction

2,327 1,984 2,077 2,221 2,180

Manufacturing

1,185 1,173 1,234 1,281 1,223

Durable goods

739 693 768 799 694

Nondurable goods

444 481 463 483 529

Trade, transportation, and utilities

3,550 3,899 3,836 3,468 3,565

Wholesale trade

524 619 583 488 462

Retail trade

2,310 2,469 2,438 2,128 2,160

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

715 809 813 855 942

Information

302 307 305 295 339

Financial activities

722 673 700 663 655

Finance and insurance

406 401 416 378 363

Real estate and rental and leasing

316 271 284 284 291

Professional and business services

4,673 5,177 5,069 4,838 4,770

Education and health services

1,937 2,004 1,733 1,918 1,940

Educational services

405 383 380 390 385

Health care and social assistance

1,532 1,621 1,354 1,527 1,556

Leisure and hospitality

3,033 3,206 3,511 3,179 3,572

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

883 1,056 1,019 918 1,085

Accommodation and food services

2,152 2,150 2,492 2,262 2,488

Other services

868 770 960 790 987

Government

1,154 1,072 1,297 1,330 1,324

Federal

148 128 163 157 157

State and local

1,006 943 1,134 1,173 1,169

State and local education

505 455 559 581 536

State and local, excluding education

503 487 577 590 633

REGION(2)

Northeast

3,771 3,726 3,662 3,902 3,976

South

7,223 7,366 7,616 7,171 7,876

Midwest

4,036 4,461 4,619 4,516 4,604

West

4,860 4,852 5,063 4,564 4,222

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, 2018