Permanent Worksite Closures: Extended Mass Layoff Events and Separations in the U.S. by Major Industry Division, 2002–2006
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 .
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