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Table 8. Census region and division: Extended mass layoff events and separations associated with the movement of work, selected quarters, 2012 and 2013

Table 8. Census region and division: Extended mass layoff events and separations associated with the
movement of work, selected quarters, 2012 and 2013

                                       Layoff events                             Separations
 Census region and division
                                 I           IV          I             I              IV             I
                               2012        2012r       2013p         2012           2012r          2013p

        United States (1) .     34           36          21          5,294          8,616          3,421

Northeast .................      9            7         (2)          1,232          2,646            (2)

    New England ...........      -          (2)          -              -             (2)              -
    Middle Atlantic .......      9          (2)         (2)          1,232            (2)            (2)

South .....................      8           11           6          1,150          3,077            858

    South Atlantic ........    (2)            6         (2)            (2)          1,354            (2)
    East South Central ....      4            5         (2)            433          1,723            (2)
    West South Central ....    (2)            -           -            (2)              -              -

Midwest ...................      6            7           7            829            960          1,495

    East North Central ....    (2)          (2)           4            (2)            (2)            559
    West North Central ....    (2)          (2)           3            (2)            (2)            936
    
West ......................     11           11         (2)          2,083          1,933            (2)

    Mountain ..............      3          (2)         (2)            479            (2)            (2)
    Pacific ...............      8          (2)         (2)          1,604            (2)            (2)

   1 See footnote 1, table 1.
   2 Data do not meet BLS or state agency disclosure standards.
   r = revised.
   p = preliminary.
   NOTE: The States (including the District of Columbia) that comprise the census divisions are: New
England: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont; Middle Atlantic:
New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania; South Atlantic: Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida,
Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia; East South Central:
Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Tennessee; West South Central: Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and
Texas; East North Central: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin; West North Central: Iowa,
Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota; Mountain: Arizona, Colorado,
Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming; and Pacific: Alaska, California, Hawaii,
Oregon, and Washington. 



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