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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)
Oct.
2013
Sept.
2014
Oct.
2014(p)
Oct.
2013
Sept.
2014
Oct.
2014(p)

Total

1,599 1,799 1,790 1.2 1.3 1.3

INDUSTRY

Total private

1,504 1,679 1,719 1.3 1.4 1.5

Mining and logging

16 8 11 1.8 0.9 1.2

Construction

235 144 177 3.9 2.3 2.8

Manufacturing

91 113 119 0.8 0.9 1.0

Durable goods

55 62 54 0.7 0.8 0.7

Nondurable goods

36 51 65 0.8 1.1 1.4

Trade, transportation, and utilities

257 254 299 1.0 1.0 1.1

Wholesale trade

50 48 53 0.9 0.8 0.9

Retail trade

158 152 166 1.0 1.0 1.1

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

49 54 80 1.0 1.0 1.5

Information

21 24 26 0.8 0.9 1.0

Financial activities

71 36 49 0.9 0.5 0.6

Finance and insurance

36 21 35 0.6 0.4 0.6

Real estate and rental and leasing

35 15 13 1.7 0.7 0.6

Professional and business services

337 440 488 1.8 2.3 2.5

Education and health services

124 187 152 0.6 0.9 0.7

Educational services

18 41 14 0.5 1.2 0.4

Health care and social assistance

106 146 138 0.6 0.8 0.8

Leisure and hospitality

289 408 320 2.0 2.7 2.2

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

104 183 101 5.2 8.5 4.9

Accommodation and food services

185 225 219 1.5 1.8 1.7

Other services

61 64 77 1.1 1.2 1.4

Government

95 119 71 0.4 0.5 0.3

Federal

22 16 14 0.8 0.6 0.5

State and local

73 103 57 0.4 0.5 0.3

REGION(3)

Northeast

271 380 346 1.0 1.5 1.3

South

636 645 629 1.3 1.3 1.2

Midwest

320 372 450 1.0 1.2 1.4

West

373 402 365 1.2 1.3 1.2

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.
(p) Preliminary

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Last Modified Date: December 09, 2014
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