Permanent Worksite Closures: Extended Mass Layoff Events and Separations in the U.S. by Major Industry Division, 2002–2006
Updated August 28, 2020 | Infoplease Staff
The following table provides the layoffs and job separations in the United States by industry for the years 2002 to 2006. A mass layoff is a separation of 50 or more employees for more than 31 days. Separations indicate the number of employees laid off.
|Total, private nonfarm1||1,155||746||621||298,634||159,867||153,718|
|Transportation and warehousing||71||24||23||25,682||5,423||7,852|
|Finance and insurance||39||36||34||9,279||8,714||5,510|
|Real estate and rental and leasing||5||5||3||674||1,299||296|
|Professional and technical services||24||26||17||6,612||4,136||2,970|
|Management of companies and enterprises||4||(2)||3||1,150||(2)||367|
|Administrative and waste services||72||38||24||24,780||9,345||5,226|
|Health care and social assistance||30||35||16||5,954||7,397||3,109|
|Arts, entertainment, and recreation||4||(2)||3||3,685||(2)||320|
|Accommodation and food services||17||34||20||3,307||8,410||6,150|
|Other services, except public administration||17||13||11||3,430||1,868||1,387|
1. Data on layoffs were reported by employers in all states and the District of Columbia.
2. Data do not meet BLS or State agency disclosure standards.
NOTE: Dash represents zero.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics. Web: www.bls.gov/mls/mlsreport1004.pdf .
See also Permanent Worksite Closures: Extended Mass Layoff Events and Separations by Major Industry Division, 1996–2000
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