December 02, 2010

Mass layoff events and initial claims by industry, October 2010

Industry distribution: Mass layoff events and initial claimants for unemployment insurance, October 2010
Industry Mass layoff events Initial claimants for unemployment insurance


1,642 148,638

Total, private

1,493 136,178

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

120 8,313

Total, private nonfarm

1,373 127,865


6 390


175 13,500


351 40,861

Wholesale trade

30 2,079

Retail trade

126 13,260

Transportation and warehousing

45 3,948


52 5,640

Finance and insurance

31 2,342

Real estate and rental and leasing

9 455

Professional and technical services

43 3,447

Administrative and waste services

275 23,531

Educational services

11 657

Health care and social assistance

54 4,056

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

31 2,674

Accommodation and food services

118 10,024

Other services, except public administration

10 506


149 12,460


41 4,336


32 2,967


76 5,157


6 495

These data featured in the TED article, Mass layoff events and initial claims by industry, October 2010.




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