Table 12. Average number of separations in extended mass layoff events by selected measures, private nonfarm sector, selected quarters, 2012 and 2013

Table 12. Average number of separations in extended mass layoff events by selected measures,
private nonfarm sector, selected quarters, 2012 and 2013

                                                        Average number of separations       
          Measure                                                                           
                                                   I                  IV                 I  
                                                 2012r              2012r              2013p

      Total, private nonfarm (1) .....            191                200                 169

           Industry

Mining ...............................            110                121                 143
Utilities ............................            140                198                   -
Construction .........................            129                137                 113
Manufacturing ........................            142                199                 168
Wholesale trade ......................            112                164                 158
Retail trade .........................            255                262                 194
Transportation and warehousing .......            172                305                 252
Information ..........................            425                482                 288
Finance and insurance ................            198                165                 180
Real estate and rental and leasing ...            557                159                 162
Professional and 
  technical services .................            204                160                 249
Management of companies 
  and enterprises ....................            156                174                 103
Administrative and waste services ....            246                212                 163
Educational services .................             83                135                  91
Health care and social assistance ....            153                246                 118
Arts, entertainment, and recreation ..            130                258                 155
Accommodation and food services ......            169                246                 139
Other services, except 
  public administration ..............            116                169                 120
Unclassified establishments ..........             91                141                 227

      Reason for layoff groupings                                                           

Business demand ......................            208                206                 178
Organizational changes ...............            204                357                 172
Financial issues .....................            192                266                 175
Production specific ..................            154                198                 222
Disaster/Safety ......................            169                172                 200
Seasonal .............................            167                176                 168
Other/miscellaneous ..................            185                194                 145

   1 See footnote 1, table 1.
   r = revised.
   p = preliminary.
   NOTE: Dash represents zero.



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