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Table 19. Annual layoffs and discharges levels by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted

Table 19. Annual layoffs and discharges levels by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted(1)
[in thousands]
Industry and region 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014

Total

21,827 20,801 20,872 19,889 20,418

INDUSTRY

Total private

19,775 19,466 19,686 18,725 19,347

Mining and logging

95 83 143 137 144

Construction

3,157 2,868 2,766 2,325 2,049

Manufacturing

1,678 1,330 1,252 1,191 1,163

Durable goods

959 742 778 743 679

Nondurable goods

720 587 473 444 483

Trade, transportation, and utilities

3,674 3,396 3,570 3,552 3,965

Wholesale trade

734 585 638 518 616

Retail trade

2,320 2,154 2,249 2,320 2,516

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

620 657 685 713 834

Information

294 277 276 307 305

Financial activities

778 659 625 716 650

Finance and insurance

462 355 339 406 411

Real estate and rental and leasing

318 304 286 309 240

Professional and business services

4,319 4,821 5,022 4,665 5,120

Education and health services

2,122 1,873 1,952 1,929 2,022

Educational services

406 374 390 407 393

Health care and social assistance

1,715 1,500 1,560 1,519 1,630

Leisure and hospitality

2,807 3,109 3,091 3,042 3,154

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

790 925 896 881 989

Accommodation and food services

2,016 2,186 2,193 2,161 2,163

Other services

855 1,048 998 865 777

Government

2,049 1,337 1,185 1,163 1,070

Federal

738 134 128 150 130

State and local

1,312 1,202 1,060 1,014 940

REGION(2)

Northeast

4,409 4,030 3,753 3,745 3,742

South

7,421 7,557 7,770 7,245 7,456

Midwest

5,016 4,694 4,645 4,015 4,431

West

4,980 4,522 4,701 4,884 4,791

Footnotes
(1) The annual layoffs and discharges level is the total number of layoffs and discharges during the entire year.
(2) 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.

NOTE: Data have been revised to incorporate the annual updates to the Current Employment Statistics employment estimates.

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Last Modified Date: March 10, 2015
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