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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 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013

Total

24,028 26,444 21,829 20,805 20,892 19,964

INDUSTRY

Total private

22,920 24,916 19,786 19,473 19,706 18,797

Mining and logging

112 186 94 83 144 132

Construction

3,389 3,743 3,156 2,868 2,769 2,328

Manufacturing

2,245 2,812 1,679 1,327 1,252 1,187

Durable goods

1,439 1,822 961 741 779 739

Nondurable goods

805 994 719 586 473 449

Trade, transportation, and utilities

4,750 4,920 3,687 3,400 3,583 3,578

Wholesale trade

947 990 737 586 638 534

Retail trade

3,026 2,861 2,320 2,157 2,246 2,353

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

774 1,070 628 660 696 693

Information

349 380 293 277 276 313

Financial activities

1,054 1,277 778 660 626 711

Finance and insurance

627 699 461 358 340 401

Real estate and rental and leasing

427 578 318 306 285 310

Professional and business services

4,970 4,954 4,315 4,820 5,021 4,689

Education and health services

2,012 2,232 2,125 1,874 1,949 1,927

Educational services

390 455 408 372 390 418

Health care and social assistance

1,621 1,777 1,718 1,500 1,559 1,511

Leisure and hospitality

3,097 3,265 2,811 3,115 3,086 3,040

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

893 817 793 930 895 868

Accommodation and food services

2,204 2,449 2,016 2,187 2,193 2,171

Other services

944 1,145 854 1,048 1,001 886

Government

1,108 1,527 2,042 1,333 1,187 1,166

Federal

106 217 738 134 128 157

State and local

1,003 1,311 1,309 1,198 1,059 1,010

REGION(2)

Northeast

4,298 5,045 4,410 4,031 3,762 3,781

South

8,232 9,099 7,422 7,560 7,773 7,258

Midwest

5,081 5,782 5,019 4,694 4,652 4,026

West

6,414 6,516 4,982 4,521 4,706 4,901

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 11, 2014
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