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
2015
June
2016
July
2016(p)
July
2015
June
2016
July
2016(p)

Total

1,625 1,561 1,530 1.1 1.1 1.1

INDUSTRY

Total private

1,490 1,419 1,415 1.2 1.2 1.1

Mining and logging

16 11 8 2.0 1.6 1.1

Construction

138 124 138 2.1 1.8 2.0

Manufacturing

98 104 88 0.8 0.8 0.7

Durable goods

67 67 63 0.9 0.9 0.8

Nondurable goods

31 38 25 0.7 0.8 0.5

Trade, transportation, and utilities

330 269 259 1.2 1.0 0.9

Wholesale trade

68 37 42 1.2 0.6 0.7

Retail trade

198 166 163 1.3 1.0 1.0

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

63 67 54 1.2 1.2 1.0

Information

23 24 19 0.8 0.8 0.7

Financial activities

59 47 36 0.7 0.6 0.4

Finance and insurance

39 24 20 0.6 0.4 0.3

Real estate and rental and leasing

20 23 16 1.0 1.0 0.7

Professional and business services

386 312 382 1.9 1.5 1.9

Education and health services

164 235 176 0.8 1.0 0.8

Educational services

33 85 58 1.1 2.6 1.8

Health care and social assistance

130 150 118 0.7 0.8 0.6

Leisure and hospitality

186 218 255 1.2 1.3 1.6

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

23 45 37 0.9 1.8 1.4

Accommodation and food services

163 173 218 1.2 1.3 1.6

Other services

89 74 54 1.6 1.3 0.9

Government

135 142 115 0.6 0.6 0.5

Federal

10 9 7 0.4 0.3 0.3

State and local

124 133 107 0.7 0.7 0.6

State and local education

71 100 70 0.8 1.0 0.8

State and local, excluding education

54 34 37 0.6 0.4 0.4

REGION(3)

Northeast

214 309 338 0.8 1.1 1.3

South

579 523 573 1.1 1.0 1.1

Midwest

341 346 294 1.1 1.1 0.9

West

490 384 324 1.5 1.2 1.0

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: September 07, 2016