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Table 5. Layoffs and discharges levels and rates by industry and region, seasonally adjusted

Table 5. Layoffs and discharges levels and rates by industry and region, seasonally adjusted(1)
Industry and region Levels (in thousands)(2) Rates(3)
Feb.
2013
Oct.
2013
Nov.
2013
Dec.
2013
Jan.
2014
Feb.
2014(p)
Feb.
2013
Oct.
2013
Nov.
2013
Dec.
2013
Jan.
2014
Feb.
2014(p)

Total

1,618 1,547 1,511 1,702 1,703 1,619 1.2 1.1 1.1 1.2 1.2 1.2

INDUSTRY

Total private(4)

1,515 1,423 1,419 1,597 1,596 1,523 1.3 1.2 1.2 1.4 1.4 1.3

Construction

- - - - - - - - - - - -

Manufacturing

- - - - - - - - - - - -

Durable goods

- - - - - - - - - - - -

Nondurable goods

- - - - - - - - - - - -

Trade, transportation, and utilities(5)

- - - - - - - - - - - -

Retail trade

- - - - - - - - - - - -

Professional and business services

- - - - - - - - - - - -

Education and health services(6)

- - - - - - - - - - - -

Health care and social assistance

- - - - - - - - - - - -

Leisure and hospitality

- - - - - - - - - - - -

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

- - - - - - - - - - - -

Accommodation and food services

- - - - - - - - - - - -

Government(7)

103 124 92 105 106 97 0.5 0.6 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.4

State and local

- - - - - - - - - - - -

REGION(8)

Northeast

273 258 252 318 335 290 1.1 1.0 1.0 1.2 1.3 1.1

South

595 612 551 603 596 562 1.2 1.2 1.1 1.2 1.2 1.1

Midwest

335 330 304 368 376 339 1.1 1.1 1.0 1.2 1.2 1.1

West

415 347 404 412 395 429 1.4 1.1 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.4

Footnotes
(1) Layoffs and discharges are the number of layoffs and discharges during the entire month.
(2) Detail will not necessarily add to totals because of the independent seasonal adjustment of the various series and because not all series are shown.
(3) The layoffs and discharges rate is the number of layoffs and discharges during the entire month as a percent of total employment.
(4) Includes mining and logging, information, financial activities, and other services, not shown separately.
(5) Includes wholesale trade and transportation, warehousing, and utilities, not shown separately.
(6) Includes educational services, not shown separately.
(7) Includes federal government, not shown separately.
(8) 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.
(p) Preliminary

- Data not available.

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Last Modified Date: April 08, 2014
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