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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)
July
2013
June
2014
July
2014(p)
July
2013
June
2014
July
2014(p)

Total

1,642 1,614 1,632 1.2 1.2 1.2

INDUSTRY

Total private

1,534 1,477 1,540 1.3 1.3 1.3

Mining and logging

11 8 8 1.3 0.9 0.9

Construction

184 91 214 3.0 1.5 3.4

Manufacturing

93 98 71 0.8 0.8 0.6

Durable goods

53 56 43 0.7 0.7 0.6

Nondurable goods

40 41 27 0.9 0.9 0.6

Trade, transportation, and utilities

312 276 305 1.2 1.0 1.2

Wholesale trade

76 60 69 1.3 1.0 1.2

Retail trade

171 166 182 1.1 1.1 1.2

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

65 50 54 1.3 1.0 1.1

Information

25 20 29 0.9 0.8 1.1

Financial activities

64 52 47 0.8 0.6 0.6

Finance and insurance

42 31 22 0.7 0.5 0.4

Real estate and rental and leasing

22 21 25 1.1 1.0 1.2

Professional and business services

356 437 407 1.9 2.3 2.1

Education and health services

202 213 148 1.0 1.0 0.7

Educational services

61 70 40 2.0 2.2 1.3

Health care and social assistance

141 144 108 0.8 0.8 0.6

Leisure and hospitality

201 213 234 1.3 1.4 1.5

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

34 33 32 1.5 1.4 1.3

Accommodation and food services

166 180 202 1.3 1.4 1.6

Other services

86 70 76 1.6 1.2 1.4

Government

108 137 92 0.5 0.6 0.4

Federal

9 10 6 0.3 0.4 0.2

State and local

99 127 87 0.6 0.7 0.5

REGION(3)

Northeast

341 269 283 1.3 1.0 1.1

South

637 612 621 1.3 1.2 1.2

Midwest

251 313 291 0.8 1.0 0.9

West

412 419 438 1.4 1.3 1.4

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: September 09, 2014
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